201513 - Project/Product Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
6 months

Chipton Ross is seeking a Project/Product Engineer for a contract position in Canoga Park, CA.

You will join a team working on the development, fabrication and test of propulsion system liquid engine system hardware.
New role to support surge programs. Role will start onsite and can move toward a hybrid model once manager and worker are comfortable.

Essential Job Functions:
Under limited general direction, the Associate Engineer determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, and practices.
25% - Development and fabrication support of rocket engine valve and actuator components. Translates engineering and scientific concepts from preliminary ideas through product life cycle.
25% - Supplier integration with external suppliers ensuing requirements are achieved on-time and within budget.
20% - Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to provide coordination of technical, schedule and cost solutions to team objectives.
20% - Analyzes and verifies valve and actuator design and performance for adequacy and reliability. Supports investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards or safety initiative activities.
10% - Develops trade studies, design concepts, systems integration and component-level test plans.

Leadership, BS and/or MS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications, develop planning and procedures for assembly and test;
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely;
effective presentation and report writing skills will be required.

Experience with rocket propulsion systems desired. Understanding and use of analytical, design or process procedures pertinent to Rocket and/or aircraft engine valve and actuator advanced development.

Project skills in developing MS Project scheduling and Earned Value Measurement Systems is a plus.

May require the use of engineering test equipment, CAD, and/or various computer systems.
Ability to operate effectively in a team environment expected.
Demonstrated leadership skills are highly desirable.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.

May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field. No related experience needed.

Work Schedule
9/80 Schedule, 1st Shift.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.