National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Project Engineer

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 09-14-2017
Job Title:  Project Engineer

Job Duties:
  • Supervises the engineering activity (all disciplines) on a project or group of projects for NAS.
  • Plans and directs engineering assignments on the project.Has technical responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments.
  • Receives operational supervision from a Project Manager.
  • Receives administrative and technical supervision from an Engineering Manager or Engineering Functional Managers.  Assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
  • Exercises operational supervision over the engineers of all disciplines and architects assigned to the project or portion of the project.
  • As the point of NAS-AEDC contact on engineering aspects of assigned project or portions of a project, maintains regular client contact for progress of work, exchange of information, advice.
  • Represents Engineering in respect of major items with suppliers and project personnel in job-site conferences.
  • Directs and coordinates engineering activities for the project or assigned portion including supervision of engineers of all disciplines.
  • Establishes or assists in establishing the detailed project execution plan, System or Facilities requirements document, and the development of the overall project engineering budget and schedule.  Inputs to and owns the engineering elements of a project capital estimate (proposals and execution) quantities and budgets.
  • Performs and manages the work in accordance with relevant NAS and TOS procedures and AEDC standards and requirements including national consensus codes and federal requirements.
  • Develops design and procurement schedules for approval.
  • Prepares, approves or recommends approval of project procedures for engineering, as required.
  • Coordinates engineering effort with Project Manager, Procurement ( NAS and/or AEDC PZ), Construction, System Engineers, Branch management, Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) and Project Controls when assigned.
  • When assigned directs engineering activities in preparation of annual budget cycle, including estimates for engineering staffing, quantities, project narratives scope reviews, schedules and coordination with other functional groups.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  • Reviews and approves design documents, change orders, material requisitions and specifications for construction or procurement use.
  • Supervises the preparation of, reviews and endorses bid analyses and recommendations for procurement of equipment material and services within Engineering’s scope of responsibility.
  • Resolves field initiated questions on engineering.
  • Coordinates activities among the design groups on the project.
  • Initiates requests for specialized professional services.
  • Initiates NAS/Client correspondence related to the engineering portion of the contract.
  • Reviews engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes and takes corrective action when required.
  • Makes recommendation to Engineering Management of key personnel for project assignments.
  • Manages the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the engineering work.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of project studies, reports, forecasts or special engineering reports.
  • Ensures that Technical Risk Assessments are comprehensive and complete, safety practices and procedures are implemented, and engineering design and corresponding design documentation are in compliance with project Quality Assurance plan and procedures.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to client, project and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
  • Champions the creation of a project work environment, supported by leadership on the project/program, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in architecture or an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university and 10 to 15 years of progressive work experience, including supervision, preferably in project and staff design engineering but may include other relevant types of engineering including test operations or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.
  • Technical knowledge of related engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering and construction methods and materials, and engineering application of computers.
  • Proficient knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved and current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.
  • Proficient knowledge on planning, application and coordination of 2-D and/or 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) design processes on a project.
  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated skill in supervision.
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