PROJECT ENGINEER (MID/SENIOR)
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

For 40 years, Aero Simulation, Inc. (ASI) has provided quality flight training devices to the US Military. ASI has successfully built numerous training systems with a primary focus on aircrew and maintenance training systems.   Our current programs include, but are not limited to, the B-1 Training Systems (Air Force), E-2D Training Systems (Navy), CH-53E Training Devices (USMC), and IMOMS (Coast Guard). To learn more about ASI visit Aero Simulation | Products and Services for Commercial and Military Training. To learn more about this opportunity, keep reading! 


Before we tell you more about the position, we want to tell you why you want a career at ASI! While your work contributes to ASI’s mission, ASI supports you and your family!  ASI has one of the most competitive benefits packages in the industry. We offer everything from a flexible work schedule to comprehensive medical, life, and voluntary coverage options. 

  • Flexible Work Schedules – 9/80 work schedule from day one! 
  • Competitive Salary! 
  • Sign-On Bonuses
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Off Time – Increases with years of service
  • Parental Leave, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty Leave and Military Leave
  • 401(k) – Company Match
  • Year End Shutdown – Enjoy holiday time with family during our company paid year end shutdown
  • Medical Insurance –  ASI pays 100% of Employee premiums plus either spouse or family premiums
  • Dental Insurance – ASI pays 100% of Employee premiums
  • Vision Insurance – Optional (Employee Paid)
  • Long Term Disability – ASI pays 100% Employee premiums
  • Short Term Disability – Optional (Employee Paid)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Telework/Work From Home
  • Professional Development: Multiple opportunities for personal and professional development through internal training & certification programs and unlimited access to online learning opportunities. 


POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Engineer (PE) is responsible for all technical and engineering aspects on assigned projects. The successful PE leads a multi-disciplined engineering team and works closely with Program Managers, functional groups, other departments, customers, and subcontractors/vendors, as necessary, to facilitate project completion, while meeting customer requirements. 

 
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Builds and supports a high-performance team centered around defined engineering practices with clear goals and responsibilities. 
  2. Participates in new business development/proposals by contributing technical expertise to proposal development, particularly in the preparation of successful proposal designs, cost estimates, and technical write-ups. On occasion, may be assigned as a proposal lead.
  3. Responsible for coordinating and directing engineering activities on small- and large-scale training device programs in a diverse, matrixed organization from requirements to final acceptance. 
  4. Reviews and provides decisions on technical specifications, designs, test plans, milestones, and goals.
  5. Ensures project goals are achieved on-time, safely, and in compliance of established requirements.
  6. Participates as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews. 
  7. Responsible for overall program technical design, hardware/software integration, and hardware/software release processes. 
  8. Identifies technical project problems and recommends solutions, such as reallocating resources or changing contractual specifications. 
  9. Communicates schedule conflicts, resource constraints, and time constraints to the project team and other stakeholders.
  10. Implements corrective measures for all Hardware/Software Integration issues
  11. Provides engineering support during the manufacturing phase of a program or when problems arise to ensure timely project completion. 
  12. Ensures final product matches aircraft, meets contractual requirements, and all functional areas are technically compliant for each assigned project
  13. Serves as program’s primary technical representative during in-plant and on-site customer acceptance with some extended periods of travel required
  14. Provides guidance, mentorship, and technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned projects and/or tasks. 
  15. Attend relevant third-party stakeholder meetings and events as needed. 

 
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASI’s policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws. 

Requirements

  

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

MID – 5 to 7 Years

SENIOR – 7+ Years

  1.  Minimum of 7 years’ engineering experience that includes at least 5 years’ experience developing complex hardware/software systems (Required)
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ direct experience as a Project Engineer in the flight simulator industry (Preferred)
  3. Experience leading and managing engineering teams (Required)
  4. Experience working with customers and product managers to identify needs and translate into technical requirements, with a focus on government customers (Required)
  5. Strong background in software development (Preferred)
  6. Experience with simulator design, development, integration, and testing (Preferred) 
  7. Experience in flight simulation industry standards and regulatory requirements (Preferred)

 
 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Must be able to effectively lead teams in a matrix environment, where programs must share functional resources.
  2. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  3. Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
  4. Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
  5. Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
  6. Knowledge of formal software development practices including the use of software configuration management, coding standards, and style guides.
  7. Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Visio, SharePoint).

 
 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

-or-

Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Discipline

-or-

Equivalent and/or relevant experience

 
 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
  2. Must be able to pass an initial background check.
  3. Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
  4. Travel (CONUS and/or OCONUS) is required to support on-site integration, testing, and acceptance which may include extended periods at customer locations.
  5. ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.

 
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
  2. Must be able to perform normal office duties (sitting for long periods at a desk or while attending meetings).
  3. Must be able to travel CONUS/OCONUS via multiple types of transportation to include car and airplane.
  4. Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator. 
  5. Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department, or line of business.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.

  

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications that are required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



The following policies apply to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 


Candidate Reasonable Accommodation

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify Aero simulation, Inc. by e-mail at jobs@aerosimulation.com or by calling directly at 813-867-4447.  


ADA Policy

It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI. 


Equal Employment Opportunity

ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. 


Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.