Project Engineer

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 08-13-2018
Who you are:

A seasoned Project Engineer with proven ability to lead technical project teams to successful delivery of complex and highly integrated systems and solutions; You're a master communicator to varying levels of technical audiences (you can love tech and can talk the lingo, but you can also can explain complex tech solutions to less-technical folk).  The Project Engineer reports into the Project Management Office for adherence to schedule, cost, resource forecasting and delivery of the project’s technical scope according to the requirements of the contract and the agreed project fiscal baseline. 

The Job:

  • Leads the Project technical team in the development and delivery of a compliant solution.
  • Primary technical point of contact with the customer. 
  • Identifies required Project technical resources.
  • Facilitates risk management for the technical elements of the Project.
  • Responsible for costing (estimation) during the proposal stage.
  • Collaborates with the PM to develop and agree project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans.
  • Allocates project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements and assigning roles to each; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Collaborates with Project Manager to plan/ facilitate reviews.
  • Synthesizes project schedule by considering project plan and specifications; calculating labour requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.  Review, approve and sign off of all engineering and technical documents for the project.
  • Design authority on all engineering and technical matters for the project; collaborates with other experts to improve design choices.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Monitors compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards, regulations and specifications including security.
  • Provides input to project status reports by collecting and summarizing information trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains quality, security and safety by ensuring procedures, rules, and regulations for the project are adhered to.

You Bring:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering combined with at least 10 years of experience in complex system design and delivery.
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with all engineering and technical disciplines. 
  • In depth understanding of the Project delivery life cycle within defense procurement. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills on multiple levels, especially technical. 
  • Excellent design knowledge and ability to perform cost/capability trade off decisions. 
  • Fosters an inclusive working environment.
  • Process based decision making. 
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated Influencing and leadership skills.
  • ability to obtain and maintain security clearance

Due to the nature of our company, all employees must pass specific security criteria. Only candidates who are Canadian citizens or have PR status and who satisfy security clearance criteria will be considered.
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