Special Systems Engineer

  • Location Icon New York
  • Sector Icon Construction, Engineering, Architecture
  • Salarty Icon $130,000 - $160,000
We are seeking a Senior Special Systems Designer for our New York, NY office! The Senior Special Systems Designer will be responsible for the technical accuracy of all products produced through the Design Studio.
Essential Functions:
  • Performs Special Systems Design and Engineering work.
  • Manages Special Systems Projects and Project Teams as necessary
  • Assists in identifying pursuits and business development opportunities. It is expected that these efforts result in minimally 3 pursuits a year either as a prime or sub-consultant.
  • Mentors Jr. SS Staff.
  • Ensures accuracy of finished product design, reviewing for completeness, conflict avoidance, and ensuring clients’ objectives are being met throughout life cycle.
  • Develops solutions to various engineering problems.
  • Supports the Operations Manager to ensure high standards of quality, innovative design strategies, and to enhance the technical expertise of all studio staff.
  • Supports the Operations Manager (also working through Project Managers, as appropriate) to optimize the utilization of the studio staff.
  • Ensure projects are within scope, on schedule, and within budget.
  • Supports the Operations Manager to recruit new studio staff, recommend staff for promotion and rate increases, oversee their performance evaluations, and ensure the enforcement of company policies, terminating employees who consistently fail to perform to company standards and/or adhere to company policies.
  • Mentors and develops staff at all levels.
  • Adjusts and correlates data, recognizing and addressing discrepancies.
  • Supports the generation of proposals and presentations, providing appropriate data and information and ensuring specifications’ accuracy.
  • Ensures accuracy in meeting applicable billing codes.
  • Participates on projects during design, bidding and construction administration.
  • Prepares technical and cost aspects for submissions.
  • Interfaces with existing clients, outside consultants, and vendors.
  • Attends client meetings to discuss job progress.
  • Ensures all production adheres to quality Company Standards.
Secondary Functions:
  • Communicates engineering explanations to non-engineering staff.
  • Performs day-to-day QA/QC functions as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience Minimum:
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) Certification Preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Preferred.
  • Professional Engineering licensure (P.E.) Preferred.
  • A minimum of at least four years of progressive experience required.
  • Must have aviation industry design/engineering experience.
Needed Skills:
  • Thorough knowledge of design-to-completion engineering processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of engineering principles and design packages.
  • Thorough knowledge of Company standards.
  • Thorough knowledge of QA/QC.
  • Exceptional communications skills.
  • Ability to model Company Leadership expectations.
  • Maintains discretion.
  • Ability to create and maintain productive relationships with employees, clients and vendor
Tom Wylie

Managing Partner/Director USA

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