Project Engineer in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $75000.0 - $95000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Engineering and Design Director, originates technical proposals and develops designs to meet basic customer specification requirements.  Supervises drafting in making proposal and production drawings.  Supervises design projects including proposal, design, data, manufacture support, test, and production support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following and all other duties as may be assigned. Individuals must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The Engineering Manager/Director shall define specific responsibilities for each Project Engineer in accordance with the engineer’s area of expertise.  The Project Engineer may be involved in all phases of project qualification, technical proposals, product design, and tool design.

  • The Project Engineer shall be responsible and the focal point for all technical aspects of the project(s) in the following categories:

            -Compliance with customer/product procurement specification

            -Control of external and internal correspondence (CM/ECM, technical          

            memo, etc).

            -Product design

            -Drawing and engineering document releases

            -Development and formal qualification testing

            -Technical project / proposal management and support

•The Project Engineer shall be responsible for the designed detail parts, sub assemblies, top assemblies, tooling and system performance as applicable to the project(s).

•For build-to-print project(s), the Project Engineer may be assigned to provide liaison and technical assistance between manufacturing and customer cognizant engineering.

•The Project Engineer shall be involved in the initial and continuing manufacturing cycle of all new detail parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies by working with the designated manufacturing engineer.

•The Project Engineer may be required to produce their own analyses results or provide technical guidance to Design Engineers for the same analyses results.  Project Engineers shall be responsible for the accuracy and correctness of all technical publications and engineering related reports.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position. However, the Project Engineer may work with and provide guidance to Design Engineers to produce detailed engineering calculations and analyses.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes high quality work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly; ability to multi-task; & attention to detail.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; & uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions and responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; & completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or ExperienceA Bachelor of Science degree with major studies in mechanical or aeronautical engineering, or the equivalent in progressively responsible experience in product design and development (in the precision metals industry as applied to aircraft or missile design, including two years of specialization related to the product lines of this company) in addition to the experience described hereafter

Advanced knowledge of physics, engineering mechanics and mathematics through analytical and descriptive geometry, trigonometry, differential and integral calculus; knowledge of the principles of stress analysis, thorough understanding of specifications, such as MIL, AN, MS, NAS, ASTM, AMS, etc.  Good working knowledge of the manufacturing techniques, process and equipment and laboratory methods and tests.  Ability to analyze problems methodically, to draw realistic conclusions and to apply them in a practical manner.  High degree of accuracy and alertness to details.

Prior experience with finite element modeling and analysis, data/report writing, vibration data processing and Vibration report writing, program/update design tools on TK, engineering design manual updates, new product(s) development, design of experiments and vibration fixturing is preferred.

Please email or call 310-926-3967

*Volt is an equal opportunity employer*