208915 - Chief Engineering Specialist
Up to $163000.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Chief Engineering Specialist for a direct hire opportunity in Huntsville, AL.

The Specialist, Chief Engineer provides technical leadership for all aspects of solid Rocket development programs. The program CE plays a key role in ensuring 100% Mission Success through ensuring rigorous application of technical decision making and leveraging engineering discipline capability. Responsibilities include coordination of engineering organization resource deployment, working with the program office to ensure accurate resource demands, integration of resources into the program, monitoring status of Technical Performance Measures, creation and execution of a Design and Development Plan, and execution of the Engineering Review Board processes.
The Specialist, Chief Engineer represents Engineering within the program management team, leads the Engineering Systems Integration Team, chairs the Engineering Review Board, and serves as the technical interface with external customers. ensures appropriate application of Engineering standard work and performance and quality of product requirements for all phases of the program from design analysis & definition, verification & validation, to post-delivery product support efforts.

50% - Lead Engineering teams working on development of solid rocket propulsion system. Direct and coordinate all engineering work; manage technical progress and schedule and cost status and create a Design Development Plan. Assure that delivered products meet the client and contractual requirements for engineering design.
30% - Monitor technical progress and interface with Program Manager, customers and other functional organizations to understand and develop resolution to program technical issues.
10% - Provide technical consultation to Program Management and Business Development organizations on business development activities such as writing white papers or preparing and presenting technical briefings to customers.
10% - Technical Lead on proposals to government customers or prime contractors for propulsion development or technology programs.
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Attend IPT meetings. Provide written and verbal status reports to the client's management.

- Direct working experience with the design and manufacture of solid rocket motors
- Chief engineer experience
- Experience as a project engineer

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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require minimal 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.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minimum of nine (9) years of related experience, including experience leading an engineering team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.
**Education MUST be accredited**

These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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.

Melody Mullins
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

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.