General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Engineering CAM in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19581BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Engineering CAM

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Control Analyst on our Project Engineering team.


  • May assist in the development of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and related dictionaries. Contributes in the development and implementation of Earned Value or equivalent cost tracking methodologies, performs related variance analysis, and works with program/project managers and technical personnel to ensure uniform application of procedures. Implements reporting procedures to review project status, valuation of work in progress, as well as tracking procedures for contract deliverables. Assists in new business proposals by developing schedules and reviewing manpower and cost estimates.Prepares schedules and budgets, and performs monitoring, analysis and reporting on assigned contracts.Monitors and assures budget availability, proper approval authorization and charge accounts. Tracks the status of procurements for the purposes of cost reporting.Develops and maintains master program schedules for assigned contracts.Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Finance, QA) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports.Provides task leaders and program managers with clear, timely and accurate information and make recommendations with which to make decisions.Assists in the development of reporting procedures to evaluate project status, valuation of work in progress, and tracking of contract deliverables.May contribute in the preparation of cost/schedule, variance and earned value reports/analysis.Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.Under general supervision, plans, tracks, analyzes, and reports in accordance with procedures for projects of varying contract type, size, and complexity.Works in a team environment with technical, financial, and management staff to track and control contract activity and deliverables.Interacts with management to establish and maintain cost/schedule baseline and perform Estimates At Completion.Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, business administration or a related discipline, along with three or more years of related experience.

  • Must have a complete understanding of the concepts, and practices involved in analyzing multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts.

  • Requires an understanding of GAAP and FAR.

  • Must be an effective communicator and able to represent the company on programmatic matters, as well as able to write, interpret and explain programmatic issues.

  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with the following electronic software: word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and project management.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.