Project Engineer Canadian Aviation Electronics School of Computer and Electronic Engineering United States

Job Title: Project Engineer
Location:Tampa, FL, USA

Faculty: Computer and Electronic Engineering

EmployerCanadian Aviation Electronics



Role and Responsibilities


Provides technical leadership for the design, development, production, test and sell off of simulation training devices. Applies mature engineering knowledge and planning. Fosters the development of a common vision, provides technical direction and priorities; clarifies roles and responsibilities within the team. Acts as technical link between CAE and customer.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsible for arranging and directing technical activities of large scale programs, coordinates engineering activities across many disciplines.
Ensures that company's flight simulation product matches the aircraft, meets contractual requirements and all functional areas within engineering are compliant to the technical requirements for each assigned project
Schedules and coordinates hardware and software integration phase
Commands a clear understanding of Hardware and Software Integration (HSI) issues
Implements corrective measures for all HSI issues that are not compliant to requirements
Provides technical expertise during subjective and objective evaluations of training devices
Manages the resolution of all acceptance faults. Participate in installations and final sell off of training devices. Coordinate and review technical/operational deliverables prior to submission to customer. Responsible for training device from requirements to final acceptance
Authors, coordinates and leads presentations of formal reviews with customers as required by assigned project
Provides support for Program Managers on all technical matters. Act as the focal point for all customer technical matters with hands on solutions to hardware and software problems.
Resolves technical problems and provides technical support on sub-system designs
Assign project team to specific tasks based on project requirement
Develops overall system architecture for a project and technical directives and standards to transfer technical knowledge of product capabilities to customer
Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate reviews - Firm Fixed Price cost estimate reviews - Technical Specification generation and reviews - Responses to Request for Proposal (RFP) - Technical supervision and assessment of sub-contracted efforts
Undertakes independent studies, analysis, interpretations and conclusions
Provides guidance to junior team members.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

BS or MS Degree in engineering
Minimum of 10 years work experience with 7 years in flight simulation
Flight simulation experience with detailed knowledge of flight simulator hardware and software technology
Must demonstrate the ability to create and understand technical documents related to aircraft, computers, electronics and flight simulation technology
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance

Work Environment

Work is performed in an environment where irritants such as noise from telephones, temperature, and lighting variations may exist, but there is little chance of injury, accident, or occupational health problems.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to perform normal office duties (sitting for long periods at a desk and in technical meetings)
Must be able to travel CONUS and to International sites for extended periods
Should be familiar with and be able to operate simulation training devices such as: full flight motion devices, maintenance training devices, entertainment devices and fixed base training devices.
Should be familiar with and able to support Engineering or Operations staff on any type and sub-component of training devices.
Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis
Must be willing to work overtime

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We are an EOE/AA employer and give consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. .


Position Type

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE" (one passionate and inclusive team), we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

Posted 4 Days Ago
Full time
About Us

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.

CAE offers interesting, diverse and challenging work. Our multiple businesses and global sites create a highly dynamic and stimulating environment that offers ample opportunity for creativity, learning and growth.

Our innovative technologies and services, and the people who collaborate every day to deliver exceptional service to our customers, are at the heart of what makes our organization successful and a great place to work.

"One of the greatest things about working at CAE is the people I get to work with. I enjoy collaborating with highly dedicated and professional colleagues from around the world every day." Alexandre Lapointe, Global Engineering

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