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Project Engineer (Defense Combat Vehicles)

HRU Technical Resources Oshkosh, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Title:
Project Engineer (Defense Combat Vehicles)

Type of Position:
6-month contract position (possible for extension / going direct)

Candidate Requirements:
This position is ONLY open to candidates who are US Citizens due to government regulations. Candidates will need to be able to obtain secret security clearance. Client will NOT accept candidates who are Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders), CPT, OPT, H1B, and TN visas. This position is NOT open to corp2corp, corp2hire, or w2 referral.

Job Location:
Oshkosh, WI

Negotiable (Generally $40/hr to $50/hr depending on experience)


Job Description:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major defense contractor and engineering company to place a Project Engineer (Defense Combat Vehicles). There are 2 separate openings and will be as follows:
• The first opening will perform various combat vehicle design and performance comparison studies. The combat vehicle studies will identify and compare key performance parameters and design characteristics of various families of combat vehicles. This information will support developing necessary combat vehicle design skill sets, design concepts, and inputs into manufacturing processes and tooling.
• This second opening will be responsible for developing and integrating Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Situational Awareness capabilities within cost, performance, schedule and risk constraints. This position will require both a mechanical and electrical understanding of ADAS and SA components and functions including camera and radar-based systems, video day and IR cameras, thermal image fusion and heads up displays. This position will work with various company technology teams to leverage existing ADAS and SA designs, develop trade studies, and apply existing or create new derivative capabilities to meet unique requirements. This position will also provide background and direction to other engineers and designers in the area of ADAS and SA.

Candidates need to have experience working with Combat Vehicles (such Abrams, Bradley, Stryker, Paladin, Patton, LAV).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the budgeting process to include recommending capital improvements and preparing justification data as required
2. Researches, studies, and proposes use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved products
3. Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues
4. Communicate project objectives to team members
5. Enforce the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards. Ensure that technical issues are conducted within the framework of company policies and procedures
6. Evaluate designs for performance, safety, and reliability
7. Directs preparation of layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of material
8. Create and maintain project documentation for project planning, requirements analysis, risk management, issues management, status reporting, project communication, quality assurance, research and historical records
9. Perform engineering analysis to support to the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirements
10. Perform job duties in an ethical, professional manner. Conduct duties consistent with the Company’s mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures
11. Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support
12. Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communication
13. Provide guidance to team members to ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed and documented
14. Provide leadership to a technical staff to ensure program success. Assure designs meet customer requirements, statutory requirements, and corporate objectives
15. Establishes priorities for work delegated to others
16. Provide management/leadership to technical staff including resource planning, scheduling, and administration to ensure program success
17. Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering (experience in lieu of degree MAY be considered on a case by case basis)
• 5-plus years of related experience
• Able to obtain a secret security clearance as required by job duties

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with a high level cad system
• PMP certification
• Possess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles and related systems
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent time management and organizational skills

Work Environment:
• 1st / day shift
• Little if any travel

HRU Technical Resources

HRU Technical Resources is a Technical Recruiting and Staffing Company. For 38 years we have helped clients and candidates nationwide in a variety of industries (Automotive, Military/Aerospace, Insurance, Education etc.) and professions; specializing in Engineering, IT, Supervisory and Technical related placements. However, we are able to place just about any skill set/job title, just about anywhere.


Oshkosh, WI