Project Engineer I - Electrical at Ball Aerospace
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The Engineering Strategic Support Unit comprises the organizational talent and technical leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers’ missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.
Project Engineer I – Electrical
In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team in the design, fabrication, test, and integration of ground and space-based electronics subsystems. The cross-functional team could include but is not limited to engineers in the following disciplines: Electrical Systems, Mechanical Packaging, Electrical Circuit Design, Parts & Reliability, Radiation, Production and Test Engineers.
What You’ll Do:
- Lead a team to deliver on project cost, schedule, and technical requirements.
- Provide and communicate understanding of both the technical and programmatic aspects of a project to the project team.
- Ensure staffing levels are met by communicating with appropriate functional management organizations.
- Assess risk and make risk-based decisions throughout project lifecycle to ensure project objectives are met.
- Develop electronics to quality and reliability standards for NASA, DoD, and NOAA customers.
- Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
- Perform other duties as necessary.
What You’ll Need:
- BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.
- Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
- Working understanding of cost and schedule management with some practical experience with earned value tracking and forecasting.
- Working knowledge of requirements that lead to “flight space qualified” electronic programs and radiation-hardened environments.
- Experience specifying and ordering Electrical/Electronic Engineering (EEE) parts.
- Demonstrated results leading development teams to meet cost, schedule, and performance goals.
- Knowledge of the lifecycle of development for electrical engineering projects from start to finish.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict management skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to lead group discussions.
- Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, production floor, clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
- Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is available.
Compensation & Benefits:
- HIRING SALARY RANGE: $126,500 - $159,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
- This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.
US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED
Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.