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Project Engineer II

Anaheim, CaliforniaPEAK Technical Staffing USA

Major purpose: The Project Engineer II is responsible for the technical success of the project output within the constraints of the allocated budget and schedule. The Project Engineer II role specifically is technical management and coordination of engineering to achieve compliance with customer technical requirements in the field of AC and DC Power Conversion and protection.

Major functions: 1.Drive good development processes and engineering practices 2.Project Management Lead detailed technical WBS definition, cost, and technical schedule creation

Manage day to day technical aspects of the project, including cross-functional decision making, task/schedule management, issue resolution/escalation, communication, requirements management, and risk management activities. Activities overseen include software, digital, electrical power, mechanical, configuration management, and systems engineering. Conduct design reviews to ensure that product elements meet requirements (e.g., SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, SVR, peer reviews) Lead definition of technical development plans (e.g., HW Development Plan, SW Development Plan, Integration Test Plan) Lead development of the Technical Risk Register

Lead efforts for unit testing, integration testing, verification testing, and pre-production (qualification) testing. Lead efforts for defect tracking and correction Work with functional management to obtain and manage proper engineering staffing

Manage engineering budget and evaluate engineering Estimate to Complete. Identify to the Program Manager any cost growth and reasons for growth.

Coordinate hand off to Operations and Field Support efforts (in/out of house).

3.Support technical efforts for customer upgrade requests and issue management for released products

Technical Functions/Skills:

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.: 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.

1.Broad based technical knowledge and experience in order to understand and evaluate design and development activity across the engineering functions. Preferred emphasis in Electrical Power Conversion engineering and Systems Engineering experience highly desired.
2.Ability to analyze the assigned project, break down work into functional disciplines and plan out a means for the work to be accomplished.
3.Familiarity with the military/defense contracting environment. 4.Outstanding written communication skills. 5.Strong verbal communication skills for internal and customer presentations. 6.Experience in leading integrated product teams. 7.Strong practical organization, facilitation and arbitration skills. 8.Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 1.Bachelor's degree in related Engineering field from four-year college or university.
2.At least 5 years of related technical experience and/or training. 3.At least 2 years of project, technical or program leadership. 4.Specific experience in electronic power conversion equipment development preferred.

Required Skill Set: 1. DOORS user with experience writing scripts 2. Rational Publishing Engine experience and writing scripts 3. Requirements management and leading requirements derivation and decomposition 4. Must have experience working with complex systems in software and hardware 5. Must have regulations experience

  • These resources must be well versed in test management, verification best practices, and problem solving best practices.*


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Must have ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community and ability to effectively present information to top management.


Must have the ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, permutations etc. to electrical/electronic design and analysis.


Must have ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Must have ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) and to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.