Lead Project Engineer

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Title:Lead Project Engineer
Responsible for technical/operational leadership of a project/mission within the programmatic guidelines set by the program manager and customer. Defines, generates, and reviews project requirements documentation. Performs technical studies to refine project requirements. Monitors project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained. Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received. May conduct performance/project analyses during phase-down to benefit future/other projects/missions/programs. Incumbents have experience as engineers before moving into this project role Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve Group's products or services. Solves complex problems takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related discipline. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market. Has in-depth knowledge of DOD, Agency, and/or industry standards and engineering requirements. Acts as a mentor or advisory resource for colleagues with less experience may run small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements. Solves complex problems takes a new perspective on existing solutions exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information. Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams works within broad Program/ Department/Section guidelines and policies. Explains difficult or sensitive information works to build consensus. May have formal, but limited, supervision of team members at a Department level to include verification of time cards, oversight of daily tasks/schedules and input into performance appraisals. May be the primary customer contact for assigned area of responsibility. Requires a college or university degree in Engineering. May be entry level for those with an advanced degree. Typically requires 15 years of relevant experience.




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