Project Engineer

CAE Inc. - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)3.6

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.

Project Engineer

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Role and Responsibilities


Project Engineer provides technical leadership for the design, development, production, test, and sell off of simulation training devices. Engineering skills in Systems, Hardware, Software, and Test are applied to technically coordinate medium and large size projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily responsible for understanding of the aircraft design and ensuring CAE flight simulation product matches the aircraft and meets contractual requirements.
Ensure that all functional areas within engineering are compliant to the technical requirements for each assigned project.
Schedule and coordinate hardware and software integration phase.
Command a clear understanding of Hardware and Software Integration (HSI) issues.
Implement corrective measures for all HSI issues that are not compliant to requirements.
Provide technical expertise during subjective and objective evaluations of training devices.
Manage the resolution of all acceptance faults. Participate in installations and final sell off of training devices. Coordinate and review technical/operational deliverables prior to submission to customer. Responsible for training device from requirements to final acceptance.
Customer Reviews (Author, coordinate, and lead presentations of formal reviews with customers as required by assigned project)
Provide support for Program Managers on all technical matters. Act as the focal point for all customer technical matters. Provide hands on solutions to hardware and software problems.
  • Participate in new business efforts, acting as technical lead when called upon. Duties associated with new business include: Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate reviews, Firm Fixed Price cost estimate reviews, Technical Specification generation and reviews, Responses to Request for Proposal (RFP), Technical supervision and assessment of sub-contracted efforts.
May provide guidance to junior team members.
Qualifications and Education Requirements

BS degree in engineering
Minimum of 7 years work experience with 5 years in flight simulation
Experience in design and delivery of products to the US military. This experience must include software development and computer system hardware layout and networks
Detailed knowledge of flight simulator hardware and software technology
Language Skills

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Ability to create and understand technical documents related to aircraft, computers, electronics and flight simulation technology
Preferred Skills

MS Degree in engineering
Experience in design and delivery of flight simulation products
Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance
Work Environment

Work is performed in an environment where irritants such as noise from telephones, temperature, and lighting variations may exist, but there is little chance of injury, accident, or occupational health problems.

Physical Demands

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.

Must be able to perform normal office duties (sitting for long periods at a desk and in technical meetings)
Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis
Must be able to travel via car and airplane
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We are an EOE/AA employer and give consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster .

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

The masculine gender is used throughout this job description solely to make the text easier to read and therefore applies to both men and women.