The Project Engineer coordinates all functional and production design engineering activities for assigned project(s) by scheduling and providing technical direction for team members, monitoring design status and manning by design discipline, directing action where needed to meet the project plan and ensuring all design short falls are corrected timely and/or reports same to the VP of Engineering, Chief Project Engineer and Program Manager.
The Project Engineer is the primary engineering interface within the department and between Engineering and other departments.
Works closely with all engineering discipline leads to identify scope, assign responsibilities and ensuring schedule compliance and/or reporting same.
Chairs project design kickoff meeting to ensure all disciplines have a clear understanding as to the scope of contract and estimate premises used for pricing.
Identifies key events that must occur to move the project design forward and ensures personnel and responsibilities are assigned to meet the events.
Responsible for maintaining project design records, i.e. Class/Owner submittals and correspondence files, Purchase Technical Specifications/technical reviews and design status
Tracks and ensures integration of all project specific vendor furnished information to support design development; ensuring the design follows the project specification, regulatory requirements and standard design practices.
Resolves all class and owner design comments and maintains correspondence records.
Chairs weekly design meeting to review status and discuss pending issues and assigns actions for items not meeting plan.
Provides technical and engineering guidance to discipline leads.
Accountable for engineering calculations.
Ensures timely close out of the assigned project, including final documentation, and properly archived in accordance with close out procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in technical field or equivalent experience preferred.
10 years’ or more experience.
Excellent interpersonal and motivational skills, strong analytical skills, ability to work in a team environment and strong computer literacy are desired.
Experience in both Commercial and Military programs is a plus.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, AutoCAD, NavisWorks, ABS, DNV, USCG and marine standard practices.
Must have well-rounded/diverse engineering experience, shipbuilding, and production processes.