Core Duties

  • Overall technical responsibility, accountability, and leadership of project; including selection of, provide technical direction of, and support of the project team
  • Define project technical roles and responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall safety and quality culture of the project
  • Work with Program/Project Manager (PM) to develop and execute project technical scope, budget, and schedule (i.e. basis of estimate / technical baseline) based on evaluation of Statement of Work (SOW) and Requirements flow down
  • Develop Engineering Execution Plan (EEP)
  • Work with PM, System Engineer (SE), and other engineering disciplines to identify changes affecting technical baseline scope, budget, or schedule and initiate and monitor appropriate change management process
  • Develop technical aspects of the Product Breakdown Structure (PBS) in conjunction with the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) – coordinating with PM as necessary
  • Collaborate and partner with PM and Assistant PM (if applicable)
  • Identify required technical resources, communicating gaps, or deficiencies to Project and Business Unit leadership as necessary, and provide tasking and direction to assigned technical personnel
  • Serves as liaison between Project Management (PM) / Sr. Leadership and technical team
  • Serves as liaison and primary technical point of contact with Customer
  • Serves as liaison between technical team and other representatives on the Integrated Project Team (IPT)
  • Identify project risks (technical, budget, and schedule) and elevate to PM for tracking
  • Support customer meetings as primary technical point of contact
  • Ancillary Duties
  • Ensure proper application, utilization, and governance of OES Project Control Processes
  • Support monthly Project Management Reviews (PMRs)
  • Create baseline earned value plan for technical resources and then provide review and update of status against baseline during project execution
  • Identify required technical tasks and direct project functional resources to perform these tasks as necessary
  • Identify project technical requirements (including customer, industry, and system performance specifications) and ensure compliance
  • Lead feasibility and trade studies as necessary
  • Identify all required technical deliverables and associated tasking as necessary
  • Develop technical content of SOWs for major sub-contracted technical work
  • Lead regular technical team coordination and planning meetings, provide meeting minutes (including actions) to project team
  • Review and approve all technical deliverables, including drawings and tech docs
  • Create project variance and waiver requests as necessary
  • Work with PM to identify, document, and price change requests and change orders as necessary
  • Review and approve all assembly work instructions (followers)
  • Review and approve all Engineering Releases for Production (ERPs)
  • Ensure all deliverables are complete, meet expected standards of quality, and are ready for customer transmittal as required per schedule milestones
  • Support non-conformance dispositions as necessary
  • Coordinate, manage, and maintain system documents, including interface definitions, with Systems Engineers, SMEs, and customer/vendors as necessary
  • Coordinate/plan with SE/SR&M/SMEs as necessary all assembly, integration, and test (AI&T) activities and required technical support resources including identification of test leads, shift support, and travel as necessary
  • Review and approve all test plans and procedures
  • Contribute to technical team performance reviews (but does not include input to annual merit adjustments)
  • Provide informal mentorship to project technical resources
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assist in sales efforts and expansion of customer base
  • Travel as required (up to 25%)

Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Minimum BS in Engineering required

DESIRED

  • Advanced technical (related) degree; Advanced cross-functional (i.e. MBA) degree
  • Professional License and/or Industry Organization Memberships (i.e. Professional Engineer, PMP, ASTM)
  • Experience and skill in the technical definition and management of a project across the life cycle
  • Knowledge of design and configuration management software such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, MATLAB, Rockwell Software, and EPDM
  • Technical leadership experience on themed entertainment and/or autonomously guided vehicle (AGV, AV) project(s)