Lead, Project Engineering

L3Harris Technologies
Greenville, Texas
Jun 17, 2024
Jun 18, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Title: Lead, Project Engineering

Job Code: 11333

Job Location: Greenville, Texas - (Responsibilities must be performed on-site)

Job Schedule: 9/80 Work Schedule - (Every other Friday is a non-workday.)

Job Description:

The Project Engineer (PE) holds technical responsibility and authority for the program under the technical authority from Engineering Leadership to execute assigned programs, as well as direct integration with the Program Manager (PM). This includes but is not limited to:
  • Planning and execution of program activities,
  • Documenting, an approval of program plans,
  • Ensuring life-cycle process adherence,
  • Risk identification and management,
  • Customer and Senior Leadership interaction,
  • Overall program coordination during the program lifecycle.

To this end, the individual Engineering Functional Task Leaders (Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Specialty Engineering, Logistic Engineering, Technical Publications, etc.) report to/and take direction from the PE for the assigned program operations.

The PE manages the technical functions of the program through Project Work Authorizations (PWAs) as a joint effort with the PM. The PE coordinates with the Functional Managers in the utilization of and Earned Value (EV) reporting via the Labor Tracking System (LTS) to insure consistency between the Functional and Program roll-up relative to performance against schedule and budgeted work scope.

The PE is also responsible for program technical performance that extends beyond the Engineering functions, to ensure technical compliance within the total operations activities (i.e. extends to the interfaces of manufacturing and HD&L). In addition, Project Engineers are the key technical interfaces to Customers and have the responsibility/opportunity to interact with Customers at every phase of our program lifecycles.

PEs can be assigned to Programs of Record and/or Program proposal/pursuit activities.

Job Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. An advanced technical degree is strongly preferred. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.

  • Seven years' experience is performing in a Project Engineering or similar role.
  • An active DoD Top Secret (SCI) Security Clearance with the ability to maintain, which requires U.S. Citizenship.

Experience with the one or more of the following areas is required:
  • Program planning, guidance, and engineering execution within scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Broad understanding of engineering processes and policies
  • Aircraft Integration, Test and Delivery experience
  • Military-Type Certification experience
  • Aeronautical Engineering (electrical, structural, mechanical, stress, mass properties, aerodynamics, etc.); or,
  • Systems Engineering (including Test Engineering); or,
  • Software / Hardware Engineering; or
  • Project Engineering experience
  • Leadership Skills (i.e., Task, IPT Leader and/or Functional Management)
  • Executive Level Integration and Communication (to include internal and Customer stakeholders)

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Overall development and maintenance of a project baseline
  • RC-135 avionics and/or mission system experience
  • RC-135U Combat Sent experience.
  • ISR Ground Station experience