General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Engineer in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18169BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Project Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

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

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Yes

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 opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer within our Quick Reactions group. This position supports the Domestic Programs Engineering team, providing systems engineering and technical management of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and interface with customers, contractors, and engineering groups assigned to projects.

  • Develop program plans, estimates, and schedules.

  • Perform configuration audits to identify gaps in engineering

  • Perform system analysis, generate requirements, and develop system designs.

  • Develop engineering estimates for new scope projects

  • Supports development of work instructions for modifications to company owned systems

  • Provide technical support for integration, verification, and validation of new and existing systems

  • Coordinate development and troubleshooting efforts between field support personnel and engineering personnel

  • Development and presentation of technical material for review.

  • Supports operation of engineering systems and documents any problems.

  • May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects.

  • Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or PhD in Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.

  • May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.

  • Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

  • A Professional Engineering License is desirable.

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.