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BAE Systems Project Engineer in Radford, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, has an opening for a Project Engineer (internally referred to as a Project Engineering Manager). The Project Engineer will lead various multi-discipline engineering teams on a variety of design and construction projects. This position will report to the Project Engineering Manager at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA.

As the project engineering lead, you will:

  • Manage functional requirements for projects.

  • Determine technical resources needed to complete projects.

  • Technically lead the engineering staff assigned to the specific projects in the design, development, construction and commissioning/acceptance phases.

  • Be responsible for overall technical viability to requirements as well as successful completion of engineering tasks on the assigned projects.

  • Lead the technical team in meeting schedule within budget and provide regular updates to progress.

  • Lead cross functional internal engineering teams or external suppliers in the development of drawings, statements of work, labor estimates, and specification packages for procurement of equipment or services.

  • Lead technical design team in the application of BAE Systems Life Cycle Management processes and methods used in the design, development and commissioning.

  • Create the technical development plan and overall engineering tasking.

  • Guide and develop the requirements, processing methods, equipment and engineering tasking for design, development, and commissioning.

  • Review subcontractor technical work products to assure satisfactory performance of the scope of work.

  • Support the transition to production following commissioning/acceptance testing.

  • Prepare budgetary and engineering estimates.

  • Prepare schedules regarding assigned technical tasks and provide status on tasking.

  • Prepare work flow schedule and process task duration estimates.

  • Be responsible for assisting the PM in development of the budget, approval of purchase requisitions and of invoices.

  • Perform other duties as required.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA, we do this by developing safer propellants for our government and commercial customers. Radford AAP has provided high quality propellants for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at www.baesystems.com/OSIjobs.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor s Degree in Engineering required

  • 6 years related project engineering experience, including 4 years of experience in equipment design, installation, and commissioning

  • 2 years in an engineering technical project leadership position leading multiple engineering functions

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interface with various functional departments and customers.

  • Must be able to foster a positive work environment

  • Must be able to effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD suite softwar

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Engineering

  • Experience in the chemical process industry or energetics industry

  • Experience in Plant Maintenance/Sustainment Projects

  • Experience with Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) methodology and justifying the basis of estimate for each task

  • Experience with Microsoft Project

  • PMP certification

Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $99200 - $168600

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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