184734 - Electrical Engineer
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Electrical Engineer for an opportunity in Marion, MA.

Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
Candidate must be highly motivated Test Station Development Engineer (TSDE) lead, looking to be converted into a permanent employee. The selected candidate will lead and provides individual contributor efforts for the development of test stations for the MK-48 Guidance and Control Warhead Electronics Systems (WES) development effort. This person will build and lead a team of other engineers.

For each test station to be developed, the candidate must work with the current engineering team to identify find the best solution, minimizing risk, complying with allocated cost and schedule, present the need for team members to functional level managers, lead the teams, and produce a robust and completely documented test stations.

The successful candidate needs to also be a very strong technical leader, hands-on contributor with electrical engineering development experience, a creative thinker, have the capability to build stations compliant with all specified requirements, within the allotted cost and schedule. A history of development, across a diversified team of engineers, suppliers, quality, manufacturing, etc., in all programmatic phases, is required.

For each test station development, the person will either own, or delegate the following activities:
1. Control Account Manager (CAM) with Earned Value Management in accordance with (ANSI/EIA-748)
2. Performing a combined role of technical engineering team leadership and Earned Value Management (technical, cost, and schedule integration/analysis/reporting)
3. Test station HW and SW development
4. Managing risk and opportunity
5. Conforming to Defense First Article and Qualification testing

It is highly desirable if the person is expert with Control Account Management particularly for defense contractors. Some of these CAM responsibilities/delegations include schedule planning and monthly measuring each test station development. Additional responsibilities (or delegations) for each station will include actual cost collection, variance analysis and resultant corrective action, and estimating costs at completion.

Other required skills are outstanding verbal and written skills, in a clear and concise manner; the ability to present in a favorable and impactful way to large audiences including internal management and external customers. This position will require frequent meetings at the program office level, with customers, and with senior management as well as with the engineering team. Frequent bid and proposal work will be required, often times requiring considerably more than 40 work hours per week.

The candidate should be energetic, able to work independently, yet thrive in a team environment and have sound theoretical and practical experience.

Desired Skills:
Circuit Design
Electrical Troubleshooting
Strong Leadership Skills
Develop/execute test plans
Electrical Testing
Electronic Testing
Knowledge of Basic Mechnical/Electrical Concepts
Knowledge of Complex Mechanical/Electrical Concepts
Knowledge of Electrical Technology
Read Electrical Schematics

Accredited BS+16 YRS or MS+14 YRS

Full-Time/First Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brenda Ordaz
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.