PDS Tech Inc Project Engineer 4 in Hazelwood, Missouri
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer in Hazelwood, MO.
•The F/A-18 SEIT team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to support the F/A-18 international programs as the Air Vehicle Technical Integrator for Malaysia and Kuwait. The Air Vehicle Technical Integrator partners with program management, avionics integrators, and logistics integrators to develop holistic sustainment solutions to international customers. The Air Vehicle Technical Integrator is the primary technical point of contact for all air vehicle engineering issues and general support activities for the F/A-18 international customers and the US Navy program office.
•This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience interfacing with diverse customers, partner with program management to achieve program objectives, demonstrate leadership skills, and expand professional networks.
•The successful candidate must have excellent leadership, communication, organization, and problem solving skills. A strong dedication to customer satisfaction is essential as well as the ability to effectively team with IPTs, customers, and suppliers. Aircraft structural analysis experience and experience managing projects is required. Knowledge of the F/A-18 aircraft systems, understanding of the in-service engineering process, knowledge of the Foreign Military Sales process, and familiarity with export and contract requirements are preferred.
As a technical integrator supporting F/A-18, your duties will include (but are not limited to):
•Work directly with the international customers to understand airframe/aero-structure issues and develop solutions with the support of the Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to meet or exceed international country requirements
•Facilitate tasking and communication with company, US Navy, and foreign military customers in support of international country F/A-18 program objectives and ensure all Air Vehicle engineering issues are being addressed
•Coordinate with multi-disciplined teams, including avionics and logistics integrators, engineering IPTs, Contracts, and Export
•Respond to requests for support service estimates, technical information, and other queries
•Assist in resolving problems generated during flight operations and maintenance activities
•Deliver CDRLs and other customer requirements
•Manage problem investigations, tracking, reporting and resolution
•Participate in In-Service Support Reviews (ISSRs), Technical Coordination Meetings (TCMs), and other meetings as required
•Some International and domestic travel is required
•This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Confidential Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (REQUIRED Skills and Experience):
•5+ years of experience with structural/airframe engineering on the FA-18 or other tactical aircraft
•3+ years of experience do you have coordinating the operational aspects of ongoing projects, and serving as liaison between project and team, finance, planning, scheduling and management
•Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering field
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.