Project Engineer

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Project Engineer 
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Henderson, NV, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Project Engineer who will be responsible for project engineering activities in the planning, design, and maintenance of substantial and complex projects.

Operates with wide latitude with little review of actions and decisions.

Work closely with manufacturing, quality, and purchasing personnel; external suppliers, and customers as well as.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of Project Engineering Experience
  • Minitab or other statistical software experience (preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years of Engineering or Equipment Design Experience
  • A high degree of computer proficiency is required (MS Word, Excel, Access)


  • Assist in establishing project priorities.
  • Assists in developing long-range plans.
  • Conducts on-site inspections of engineering projects to ensure that work is conducted according to sound professional engineering principles and practices and meets applicable engineering design and construction standards.
  • Conducts studies and determines equipment needs.
  • Coordinate outside contractor work activities with maintenance personnel or production personnel as required to minimize impacts on cost and production.
  • Creates and adheres to detailed project schedules/timelines.
  • Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions.
  • Develops scope of work for engineering studies, process improvements, installations, and equipment purchases.
  • Oversees the design and construction of specific process equipment. After construction, it may assist in equipment testing, operator training, and start-up.
  • Performs research to solve specific design problems.
  • Prepares and analyzes Bids from quotes.
  • Prepares Capital Expenditure Requests (CARs)
  • Prepares major Maintenance proposals.
  • Prepares, analyzes, selects, modifies, and evaluates engineering designs, drawings, specifications, bill of materials, and cost estimates for major construction/installation projects.
  • Provides support for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
  • Reviews and recommends contractor bids and capabilities and the engineering feasibility of project proposals.
  • Selects and recommends equipment in terms of cost and design.
  • Writes specifications.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties-

  • Function as part of Continuous Improvement Teams as required.
  • Performs Complex Calculations
  • Work with maintenance craftsmen and operations to resolve equipment failure as required.
  • Write Work Instructions


  • Ability to provide design sketches for drafting.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows environment and software tools that support job responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate overall experience in equipment design, mechanical and electrical engineering.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Employee training and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing philosophies.
  • Familiar with Management of Change (MOC)
  • Organizational development.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Training in several maintenance disciplines such as hydraulics, welding, machining, controls, etc.
  • Working knowledge of principles of the Theory of Constraints (TOC)

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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