Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Lead Project Engineer Job Description

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Lead project engineer provides leadership within the plant maintenance team to apply the concepts to TQM, CI, TPM and other management best practices.

Lead Project Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Gain organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, evaluate and select all technologies required to complete those plans
Leading all tasks and responsibilities respective Model Year Change and Series maintenance
Proactively setting of tasks, responsibilities, timelines and cost targets respective
Representing the Technical Project Management (ET) in project relevant meetings
Serving as a communication link between VW and Audi R&D Germany
Should be able to develop Typicals / Templates for Complex Loops and develop project specific standards
Should be able to read, Understand P&IDs, Control Narratives, Logic diagrams
Ensure group work in compliance with quality / safety procedures
Provide support to the sales and proposal teams working on new prospects
Work with this team to transition successful proposals to the implementation/project stage

Lead Project Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Project Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, CISSP, PE, III, FCC, NPDP, NTIA, IAM, IASAE, FMEA

Education for Lead Project Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lead project engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Education, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Graduate

Skills for Lead Project Engineer

Desired skills for lead project engineer include:

Government contract acquisition lifecycle
Early Management techniques
Lean
TPM
TQM
Processes and tools
Funding strategies
Grid connection and electrical substation
H&S laws and regulations

Desired experience for lead project engineer includes:

Provide technical leadership on allocated projects, working in conjunction with the project manager
Ensure that all customer, contract and regulatory technical requirements on allocated projects are met
Lead and coordinate engineering design teams to meet project objectives in terms of quality, cost and schedule (on time delivery)
Be able to carry out basic design, typically at the system level, for example writing project / equipment requirements, test and commissioning plans and defining interface points within system
Act as the key technical interface to the suppliers, including evaluation of the supplier’s solution, and testing, in terms of being able to meet the customer and regulatory requirements at the proposal and/or project stages
Identify and manage technical risks on the projects and ensure mitigation plans are in place

Lead Project Engineer Examples

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Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead project engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead project engineer
  • Identify and propose improvements in processes, tools and system solutions, rolling out improvements when agreed with the leadership team
  • Deliver full systems (including power generation and distribution, protection, power conversion, motors and energy stores, control and automation, as is applicable)
  • Ensure the appropriate quality control measures are implemented on the project and by the engineering team
  • Establish and manage contract design documentation
  • Provide internal reports to project manager and appropriate line managers
  • Ensure that all customer, reliability, contract and regulatory technical requirements on allocated projects are met
  • Act as the single point of contact for the customer and site team to resolve site issues and flow down to design engineers for resolution as required
  • Act as the key technical interface to the suppliers, including evaluation of the supplier’s solution, and testing, in terms of being able to meet the customer and regulatory requirements for competitive cost at the proposal and/or project stages
  • Identify and manage customer’s technical expectations and communicate them to the project team in a timely manner
  • Deliver full systems (including power generation and distribution, protection, power conversion, and energy storage, control and automation, as needed
Qualifications for lead project engineer
  • Support project development team to advance projects efficiently, moving them from conception through financing, construction , and final completion
  • Drive optimization of site layouts, system designs, and major equipment (e.g., turbine, main power transformer) selection, to maximize performance and minimize construction and operational costs
  • Review site layouts and constraints analyses developed by third parties
  • Update and maintain construction, siting, and turbine selection standards
  • Manage site suitability process with turbine vendors and meteorologists
  • Manage meteorological consultants tasked with performing both initial “desktop” resource estimates and investment grade assessments using data collected from meteorological measurement campaigns
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Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lead project engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead project engineer
  • Significant experience of project development and/or project management software
  • Ability to read project document such as PID´s and control logics
  • Conducts basic procurement procedures and techniques
  • Project lead with responsibilities for multiple projects
  • Provide monthly data analytics including updating variance reports, forecast accuracy and EVM metrics
  • Identify need for and develop recovery plans with engineering design team
  • Identify and exploit opportunities (cost/schedule)
  • Develop and execute EVM project plans (baseline change management)
  • Prepare and present at site/project reviews
  • Identify and submit change requests
Qualifications for lead project engineer
  • Proficiency with project management, GIS (basic), and engineering software products
  • Deep knowledge of relevant US and IEC equipment standards, codes and construction practices
  • Demonstrated proficiency developing or assessing generation expectations, and/or management of scope, cost and schedule on major wind power projects
  • Ability to travel (25%+) and occasional work on nights and weekends
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline from four-year College or University
  • Expertise in high-volume manufacturing processes, including injection-molding of plastics, die-cast metals and metal stamping
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Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead project engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for lead project engineer
  • Write equipment specifications, issue material purchase request forms, and evaluate vendor quotations against specifications
  • Act as single point of contact for technical issues for the Customer and Project Manager
  • Direct efforts of engineers and designers and coordinate with sourcing and project team members on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives
  • Interface with internal and external team members
  • Lead efforts for development of proposals including writing and / or reviewing technical specifications, estimating design man-hours and materials, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, direct design and development of clarifications and exceptions technical responses
  • Support quality initiatives including aspects of ISO9001
  • Interfaces with customers, design agency personnel, suppliers, and internal organizations to resolve design, development, production and acceptance issues across multiple concurrent assignments and responsibilities
  • Plans, executes, participates in, directs, influences or coordinates completion of tasks within larger projects with responsibility for completion of work on schedule
  • Reviews drawings, layouts, Bills of Materials (BOM) and Material Lists (ML) for accuracy and completeness
  • Advises and contributes to the development of test procedures and performance of routine to complex engineering evaluation tests, product and process capability studies, quality audits, product or project data reviews, and other engineering evaluation work
Qualifications for lead project engineer
  • EPKS Network Design & Configuration
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering -and
  • Skilled in a Configuration or Provisioning tool such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, CFEngine
  • Middleware platforms such as Tomcat, Jboss and Apache
  • Must have extensive knowledge of engineering principles
  • Lead efforts to support collaboration in all areas
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Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a lead project engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead project engineer
  • Advises and contributes to the preparation of product definition, manufacturing drawings and specifications, and test equipment designs
  • Leads or participates in development builds for mechanical and electrical assemblies and components
  • Participates heavily with design partners in design-for-manufacturability and design-for-test techniques
  • Negotiates and documents project task agreements and cost price estimates for defined scope of work requiring flexibility to work with a wide variety of customers and varying customer requirements
  • Representing the Production group on cross-functional product development teams
  • Leading Design for Manufacturability efforts on existing projects to cut cost and increase reliability
  • Leading a team of assembly resources in the fabrication phase of development projects with the goal of ensuring a timely and quality build
  • Planning and supervising subassembly testing, first article testing, and site acceptance testing
  • Working with our internal machine shop to ensure that parts are available in a timely manner
  • Selecting and managing external vendors on outsourced assembly projects
Qualifications for lead project engineer
  • Civil Engineering degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage VDC aspects of projects
  • 3 year of demonstrated experience manage a team of IT engineers implementing IT projects involving implementation of platform as a service hardware refresh, information assurance engineering, and software applications development
  • 2 years of experience as Engineer I, or related occupation
  • Experience with HeavyBid
  • Experience with HeavyJob
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Lead Project Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead project engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead project engineer
  • Identifying new ways to improve assembly efficiency and quality in a low-volume, fast-paced, highly diverse production environment
  • Leading the development of user’s manuals and training programs for service personnel and equipment end-users
  • Support AME automation initiatives and installations, including but not limited to robotic solutions
  • Willingness and ability to maneuver in NS 3D CAD software
  • Contributing as part of an innovative and fast paced team that focuses on researching, understanding and developing new technologies and components in a structured and diligent way - ahead of customer demand
  • Leading a small team of direct and non-direct reports to deliver projects
  • Creation of appropriate test procedures and processes to develop the technology
  • Leading innovative problem solving, idea brainstorming and concept selection processes
  • Creation of appropriate tools and models to understand the system architecture and its limitations
  • Working in a cross functional team to deliver novel solutions with buy in from other functions
Qualifications for lead project engineer
  • Experience with P6 & Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
  • Experience with JD Edwards – Enterprise 1
  • Travel to various unanticipated client’s worksites
  • To ensure/contribute/lead on the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer
  • To contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients

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