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Project Engineer in Ann Arbor, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 4/23/2019

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Job Description

Project Engineer
Ann Arbor, MI


Our client is looking to add a Project Engineer to their team to be responsible for managing all aspects of assigned projects from point of sale to customer acceptance with maximum corporate profit and to perform these activities with the available resources within the constraints of time, cost, and performance/technology.

Project Engineer must have an electrical background and testing instrumentation experience.

Job Title Requirements:


  • Electrical data acquisition theory and practice
  • Computers and electronics and instrumentation knowledge, understanding
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Self-motivated, Leadership qualities, and Innovative qualities
  • MS Office including MS Project      


  • Working Knowledge of powertrain testing and testing equipment. Dynamometer theory, fuel application, and test applications
  • Working knowledge of construction management. Experience using MS Project
  • Vehicle electrification, including battery, BMS, electric motor
  • Knowledge of EPA test procedures and emissions equipment

Job Title Description:

  • Track project status and progress and report weekly
  • Resolve issues of project scope and schedule              
  • Structure project WBS and schedule materials and labor using MRP system
  • Create powertrain test cell specifications
  • Primary customer contact for technical issues
  • Manage vendors and subcontractors
  • Scheduling of materials and resources using MRP system
  • Moderate level of travel to customer sites
  • As a Project Engineer, could be responsible for a variable amount of proposals/estimate. These responsibilities may include
    • Lead the proposal process and define milestones and requirements for the proposal and estimates
    • Ensure that proposal and estimates are complete when required
    • Work with all business groups to ensure that scope and risk are accounted for in the proposal
    • Work with engineering proposal team to generate materials and labor estimates for projects
    • Work with customer and sales engineer to determine project scope and requirements
    • Manage change to estimates, record and maintain all estimate documentation and specifications
    • Manage estimate storage and archival folders and databases
  • Manage small projects
  • Accountable for project costs and overall project gross margin
  • Primary customer contact for project contractual and specifications issues


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

Equal Opportunity Employer