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Project Engineer in Ann Arbor, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

Project Engineer
Ann Arbor


Our client is a growing company who is looking to add an experienced and professional Project Engineer to their team. The Project Engineer is 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 a BSME and a strong understanding of testing, with focus on rotational design

Project Engineer Requirements:

  • Knowledge of design and operation of fluid and air process systems used in powertrain testing
  • Working Knowledge of powertrain testing and testing equipment
  • Working knowledge of construction management
  • Experience using MS Project
  • Dynamometer theory and practice in powertrain testing applications
  • Different engine fuels applications and testing
  • Knowledge of EPA test procedures and emissions equipment

Project Engineer Description:

  • Manage numerous small projects
  • Track project status and progress and report weekly
  • Resolve issues of project scope and schedule
  • Structure project WBS and schedule materials and labor using Fourth Shift
  • Issue resolution; task management; sales support
  • Create powertrain test cell specifications
  • Accountable for project costs and overall project gross margin
  • Manage vendors and subcontractors
  • Primary customer contact for project contractual and specifications issues
  • Scheduling of materials and resources using Fourth Shift and MS Project
  • 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


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.

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