Category Archives: Project Management

Project Engineer/Scheduler – Space/SATCOM, Military, Avionics

MSEE. Manages multiple mission critical program and project schedules, and oversees large groups of team members. Ensures resources for timely delivery for super-sized systems engineering and integration programs for NASA/space and satellite payload programs, military/defense, rocketry, avionics/GPS, and federal government. Includes mission operations, ground-based satellite systems and communications. Related additional talents: Prime/subcontractor monitoring, production management, systems acquisition. Top Secret clearance. 150K. 06152015.4

Program / Project Manager – Offshore / Power Supplies

PMP. Manages multiple multi-million $ offshore/oil platform and subsea installation projects for oil & gas industry. Acts as primary client point person during entire project. Manages all project elements such as: Vessel operations, tooling, procurement, resource/vendor management, risk assessment, hazmat / safety / quality control and reporting, cost/budget tracking, assets control, commissioning/inspection processes, SOW and related documentation, schedule, and deliverables invoicing. Strong high $ power supply projects background for networking and storage. <10 Years. 110K. 06112015.3


Sr Project Financials Manager – Utility/Renewables

MBA, CPM. A value-add professional, managing a variety of billion $ projects to bring organizations to high profitability through transformation and optimization. Skills in infrastructure development, operations, corporate finance, and supply chain management. Involves capital investments, high level negotiations, budgets and forecasting, and financial reporting. Has managed large wind farm and solar projects and has extensive experience with power transmission and distribution. SAP & ERP expert and strong in various software applications. 10 Years. 115K. 06102015.

Project & Field Service Manager – Advanced Metering

Strong, consistent background in advanced metering and data management, to include project management, field installation and service, returns management. Drives entire lifecycle scope of each contract with strategic planning, tracking resources, 3rd party management, customer reporting, schedule, budgets/cost and closure. Strong field implementation leadership. Applies to water, power and utility sectors. Performs load study/demand response projects and tracks industry energy initiatives. Uses GIS. 15 Years. ASEET/Honors, PMP. 110K. 05202015.4

Project Manager – Oil & Gas/Refineries/Power Distribution

MS-Safety, BSEE. Specializes in concept-to-closure project execution involving field oil & gas drilling construction, chemical processing plants and down/upstream refineries.

  • Ensures timely deliverables, manages contractors, handles scope changes, sourcing/procurement with cost reduction improvements and budgeting.
  • Sample projects involve heat exchangers and boiler replacements or repairs, tank containment and new installations.

Safety and OSHA expertise. Background in substation/power distribution construction projects such as expansions, switchgear upgrades, P&C. 10 Years. 110K. 05142015.4

Surge Protection / UPS Project Engineering Manager

BSEE. TVSS Project Engineer with strong design background in communication/transmission line surge protection, rack and tower UPS, power conditioners, and surge generators. Responsible for all design projects, coordinates overseas manufacturing, performs validation and performance tests, develops test procedures, and generates manuals. UL, RoHS and FCC certification/compliance liaison. Contract or direct hire. 70K. 05122015.4

Technology Engineering Manager/CTO – Fiber Optic Sensing

MSEE/PMP. Specializes in R&D fiber optic sensing engineering and product line management for subsea oil & gas temperature  and other monitoring and telemetry applications. Provides various executive management such as re-design, project management, product roadmaps / certifications / marketing, business development, project leadership, direct customer support, and budget development. Numerous publications and patents. 190K. 05112015.2

Project Field Manager – Substations, Facilities, Data Centers

BS/Civil, BS/Proj Mgmt. Oversees start up, construction, commissioning, testing and maintenance for utility substations/control rooms, power plants, critical power / data centers, industrial and commercial facilities. Some elements of many responsibilities include: permitting, site development, bid and materiel management (SOWs, negotiations), protection and control, and layout/specifications for all other related equipment, plus factors such as lighting, cooling, compressed air concerns and energy efficiency.  95K. 04202015.3

Global Product Marketing Manager – Data Centers

Provides product marketing expertise for rack, cooling, UPS, KVM, PDU and power protection/distribution systems plus fully mobile units, involving large data center hardware & software architecture project management. Performs onsite assessments, requirements definition, and customer training/briefings, including Asia and Europe. Provides sales and partner marketing support, customer relationship management, and manages project cross-functional teams. Develops product roadmaps, marketing and technical documentation, and strategic marketing plans. Large audience presentations. Focus is on-time/on-budget delivery. Pubs. 100K. 04072015.01

Construction Manager – HV Substations, T&D, Industrial Plants

BSEE. Performs large scale construction management for power projects involving large substations, distribution and transmission projects, institutional facilities, data centers, steel plants, mining, mills, marine port terminals. Manages new construction, upgrades, and re-powering.  Works 10-figure contracts from concept costing to closeout, with full P&L accountability. Supervises superintendents, foreman, and subcontractors. Has final approvals and bid packages responsibility. 156K. 03302015.5

Principal Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer-Contract

MSCE. Senior level design and development of embedded software and firmware for:

  • Signal processing, automation, imaging systems, instrumentation controls, and data acquisition using Linux/Unix RTOS controllers/microcontrollers, processors
  • Project team management, validation, test, code review, debugging, firmware upgrades and technical documentation/manuals.

Works to MIL-STD and DO-178B for: Avionics, Satellite, Automotive, Medical, more. Uses: C#, C, Code Collaborator, Assembly, Visual Studio, Framework, Workbench, LynuxWorks, VxWorks, ClearCase/Quest, DOORS. 150K. 03242015.3

Global Satellite Payload Programs Manager

MBA/CPIM. A strong RF/Microwave program management leader for satellite operations, manufacturing, and production for global commercial and military testing/integration projects. Manages project managers and engineering groups (multi-tasking several concurrent projects), reviews specifications, provides bid process/contract development, and project cost accounting. Strong production management skillset. Has background with power electronics manufacturing for International Space Station. Formal awards. 150K. 03202015.4

Mechanical Engineer – Aerospace/Space Program

MSME. Designs spaceflight and aerospace/avionics hardware, instrumentation, robotics, onboard computer systems and chassis, laser equipment, and various electro-mechanical systems to rad-hard constraints. Provides project management expertise, electronic packaging and complex analysis such as precision stack-up. Oversees project engineering design and technical staff, provides training, and ensures timeliness of deliverables. Performs support tasks such as design reviews, subcontractor selection and marketing activities. Uses Pro-E, SolidWorks, ANSYS, Cosmos, AutoCAD. Previous DoD/NASA security clearance. >15 Years. 90K. 03192015.4

Project Manager – Power T&D

BSEE. Project manager for utility power transmission/distribution systems, Smart Grid, concentrating on customized power equipment, communications and monitoring systems (SCADA) integration with end users. Owns transformer bushing monitoring platforms product line. Implements market-driven system enhancements, performs product testing (hardware, code, IEEE/UL/IEC compliance, environmental) and manages warranty concerns. Responsible for vast amount of technical documentation including user manuals. AutoCAD. <10 years. 70K. 03132015.9

Project Manager, Transformers/Electronic Enclosures – Military/DoD

Professional project manager from bid stage to contract closeout, working on various types of custom, hi-rel transformers, magnetic components and electronic/power enclosures, supplying power to “systems of systems”. End applications are DoD/military and foreign government classified programs dealing with shipboard/undersea transportation, electronic/airborne/ground warfare equipment, radar systems, electronic countermeasures and intelligence collection. Concentrates on initial design wins, project costing/budgets, subcontractor management/quality and on-time deliverables. ISO. 15 Years. 85K. 03132015.5

RF Filter Design Engineer

Designs a variety of highly custom filters (LC, crystal, phase/amplitude matched, 150 watt low pass) for RF, space and other applications. Is highly project oriented, providing rapid prototyping, extensive customer interface, and initial BOM development. Redesigns existing product lines to reduce costs/streamline production, ensures customer specification conformance, trains project team members, and participates in technical bid process. Works to ITAR, MIL-STD and ISO. Uses Agilent, Eagle. 15 Years. 95K. 03052015.3

Power Systems/SCADA Substation Automation Engineer

Performs automation and planning for large, high voltage substations for utility and industrial sectors.

  • Complete drawing packages for SCADA/HMI, protection and control, metering and communications.
  • Comprehensive analysis and studies, using ETAP & SKM for short circuit, load flow, device coordination, relay settings and arc flash.
  • Single line, block and wiring diagrams; A/C and D/C schematics; and wiring, DCS, PLC, grounding, power equipment and panel layouts.
  • Power factor and harmonic modeling, simulation, workload demand, PFC.

Has experience with real time data management systems and global electrical codes, and is project-minded. 110K. 03052015.01

Director, Substation Engineering and Construction

MBA-Finance/<20 Years. Brings highly technical hand to directing entire substation construction process including defining scope, assigning resources and managing engineering schedules. Oversees various departmental staff including engineering, electrical, civil and drafting. Has led replacement of a complete power system for a very large municipality. Responsible for various project management functions: QA/QC, scheduling, cost control, budget and is involved in bid processes. Has reorganized entire departments for quality gains. Also has strong focus background with maintenance and field support, working with transmission line projects, high voltage, GIS, transformers, breakers and switching. Has been a high level contract hire. Contact us for more details! 02242015.6

Facilities O&M Manager – HVDC/Power Plants

BS-Mgmt/>20 years. Provides all phases of facilities management for overall maintenance and operation of high voltage DC converter stations, power plants and large transmission projects. Routinely enhances plant performance, streamlines internal processes and implements personnel and operational efficiency. Leads safety, compliance, Q/A and commissioning activities. Captures regulatory audit wins, manages/negotiates with labor relations as corporate representative, ensures project scheduling goals are met early, manages facility construction activities and revamps customer billing systems. Responsible for inventory management and equipment assets >$1B. Has coordinated an 8 figure plant restoration project. Also has background with power transmission, nuclear, oil, gas and power generation plants. Many additional training certifications. 110-130K. 02242015.5

Program/Project Manager – Microwave/Antenna Devices and Subsystems

MSME/>20 Years. An accomplished program/project manager, with an engineering management background, exclusively working with passive microwave devices, robotic antenna measurement systems and other similar subsystems. Works through life of project from definition of scope, resource planning, design management, risk mitigation, cost/profit & loss to project closure. Maintains customer communications, progress reporting, technical & budget support to proposal team & supply chain, and provides design conflict resolution. Has experience with on-site international systems deployment and construction supervision. Is skilled at translating customer requirements into design package reality. Implements advanced design, modeling and simulation tools for product cost reductions. Uses AutoCad Inventor, ANSYS, Encompix ERP and applies Lean, Kaizen. 140-155K. 02232015.5

Substation and Plant Automation Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Integrates, configures and programs routines/code for various systems into power transmission and distribution electrical substations, power plants, plus oil & gas and mining refineries. Works with SCADA, HMI, protection & control, PLC, DCS and ERP for site automation. Manages teams on various refurbish, re-instrumentation and new installation projects; monitors cost, budget and schedule; develops ESD programs; and generates user-friendly but highly technical maintenance programs. Is very project-minded. Has developed prototype libraries for documentability. Is a hands-on expert with various protocols such as IEC-61850 (and more), DNP, OPC, Modbus and too many to list. Uses C, Gensym, Visual Basic and more for programming. Multi-lingual. 90K. 02232015.4

Sr. Engineer and Power T&D and Renewable Energy Analyst

MSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. Provide utility transmission, distribution (Smart/MicroGrid) and renewable energy array (wind, solar PV) planning, from concept, as technical lead and project manager. A vast amount of complex analysis experience for technical evaluation studies: Optimization, risk management (financial/regulatory), cost modeling algorithms, impact, transfer contingencies, voltage stability, interconnection, steady state/dynamic, ampacity, EMF/arc flash, harmonics, to name only a few. Provides resultant recommendations with reliability focus. Specifies equipment sizing on upgrades. Provides leading-edge research directly applicable to today’s requirements, plus necessary internal/external training. Applies all efforts to NERC, IEEE and others. Uses PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E, SYME, SynerGEE, PJM, PEPCO, EMTP. Has multiple publications. 110-130K. 02192015.01

Aerospace Lead Project Engineer, Flight Control Systems

MBA, BSEE/>15 Years. Provides network-based communications and flight control systems design and integration expertise for primarily unmanned, though also manned aerial vehicles for aerospace, military/defense and commercial applications. Hardware and software systems also involve radar altimeters/RF and variable sensors / instrumentation. Skillsets include electromechanical specification development, is lead on software and design documentation, military review lead with interoperability working groups, boosts system capabilities and enhancements, directs simulation lab development, conducts high level training and is formal internal/external technical liaison. Often spearheads government and technology initiatives. Has a background in autopilot and actuator systems development and integration. Previous Secret security clearance. Doors, Dimensions. Multiple formal awards and patent activity. 100-110K. 02172015.2

Facilities, Factory Automation General Manager / Board Level Magnetics Design

MBA, MSME, P.E. Cert/20 Years. Has many achievements in power systems, factory automation and robotics for industrial, military, aerospace and semiconductor industries. Leads new product introductions with product roadmaps (such as >50% transformer innovation revenue growth), has profit/loss ownership for custom automation projects, key customer account responsibility, provides on-time delivery milestones and engineering resource scheduling, implements design process improvements, and develops / implements branding, among other talents. Has background in applications engineering involving actuators, motion control and more, plus a particularly successful electromechanical product design – singularly effecting 8 figure sales revenue growth. 150K. 02162015.3

Solar and Energy Storage Design and Applications Engineer

BSCS/<15 Years. Comprehensive experience working with utility scale solar electric projects, energy storage/on-off grid battery systems, photovoltaic systems, power electronics architecture and total package power/storage solutions (with communication systems, lighting control, power distribution) for utility and municipal sectors. Is primary technical liaison and applications engineer, working with various customer, municipal and regulatory representatives on early concepts, conducts presentations and oversees complete and seamless field installations on a project management level. Provides system performance optimization and high level technical support. Has pushed 1000Vdc and ungrounded systems through UL and other standards organizations for certification wins. 120-130K. 02122015.6

Power Generation Plant Maintenance and Operations Manager

MSEE-Honors, PE Cert/20 Years. Provides M&O and start-up responsibility for power generation, hydro, wind, fossil fuel, and steam/gas turbine plants. Performs variety of maintenance programs: Short circuit studies for generator breakers, step-up transformers, and large electric motors; load flow and motor starting studies; transient stability analysis; power switching (switchgear); reliability tests; protective relay settings; and outage planning and coordination. Implements new installation, rehabilitation and upgrade projects from concept to completion involving construction supervision, asset management, technology development, technical support and training. Routinely monitors and work with HVAC and auxiliary power systems, PLCs, DCIS, and excitation systems. Uses MatLab, Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, Cadkey, Micro Station, Etap, Mathcad, Primavera and more. Multilingual. 130-150K. 02122015.2

Quality Director – Medical Implants / Telecommunications

MSEE/>20 Years.  An executive level quality manager with additional talents for project management and new product development. Drives ISO 9001/13485, AS9100, Kaizen and Lean principles to streamline design and company-wide processes. Achievements include: Cutting product development cycle 3 years to 1 and prototype development by 25%; introduction of CAD/CAM systems; yearly sales increases (7 figures) with many new product introductions; customer returns reduction by 35%; and, manufacturing costs reduced. Provides excellent ancillary skillsets such as project management (budgets, scheduling), technical staff management, developing in-house HALT/environmental test capabilities, and training teams to perform root cause/corrective action. Owns supply chain quality/reliability with MRB and Counterfeit Parts expertise. Dual industry talent: High reliability satellite programs and bio-med spinal implants. Contact us for more details! 02102015.2

Power Supply Principal Engineer / Project Consultant

BSEE, PE Cert/>20 Years. An executive level power supply and other power electronics engineering leader for military/defense, the space program/payload and satellite/RF applications. Includes comprehensive design and redesign experience with additional power electronics and technologies: Analog, digital, PCBs, microprocessors, transformers, solid-state / magnetic amplifiers, hybrids, transducers, communications data link interfaces, LED and more. Provides environmental (stress, etc) analysis, simulation, conducts high attendance design reviews, and provides all manner of technical documentation including manuals. Has participated in complex in-flight system-level root cause/worst case/MTBF analysis for spacecraft systems, and has developed specialized test equipment to support many space and military projects. An excellent, project-oriented consultancy candidate or is also available for direct hire. Uses vast array of design and project management applications and tools. Please contact us for details! 02042015.4

Power Distribution and Transmission Systems Field Supervisor

>20 Years. High level field supervisor for large utility power distribution and transmission systems, involving new installations, maintenance and operations, emergency projects and commissioning of lines. Is project-driven from concept to completion. Participates to author/present construction processes technical documentation; trains safety, regulatory compliance and grounding to contractors and customer staff; provides field solutions to design problems; and is on site customer “go-to” liaison. Concentrates on meeting/exceeding milestones schedules and budget constraints. Has a background in fiber backbone projects, lineman crew leadership, load scheduling / outage management, and a very strong safety focus. 150K. 02032015.7

Aircraft Systems Project Engineer / Test Director

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. A dual talented project engineer, with extensive test responsibilities, for aircraft systems. Leads large teams for software, hardware and electrical design and integration for the following systems and applications: Unmanned autonomous vehicles, experimental aircraft, flight module structures, propulsion, auto-pilot, auto-gyros, housings and more. Provides test direction related to both ground / flight tests and integrated systems during flight. Oversees testing of flight controls computer software (Linux/ADA/C), develops simulations, instrumentation and test plans, and performs qualification testing. Conducts design reviews with military/defense, aerospace and commercial industries. Has management experience over bid processes/marketing and contract negotiations. Resolves COTS integration issues. Uses SolidWorks, Six Sigma and lean principles. 100-110K. 02022015.2

Embedded Flight Systems Engineering Scientist

Ph.D-EE/15 Years. Leads large teams in the development of unmanned aerial vehicular and autonomous systems for aerospace and avionics with robotics, motor controls and computer systems integration and development, system capability upgrades, and long term research projects which transition from concept to sales revenue. Captures project funding. Manages corporate projects planning, scheduling, tasking. Develops voluminous bid proposals. Oversees and guides global suppliers and generates SOWs for vision and adaptive systems, algorithms and virtual technology. Has established, led and maintained multi-disciplinary vehicular collaborative systems laboratories involving testbed design, embedded processor / microcontroller hardware integration / programming, and mission and control software development. 130-140K. 02022015.1

Power Systems Project / Operations Manager

MBA, BS-Systems/15 Years. Manages turnkey projects for electrical transmission and distribution substations facilities, protection / control (relays), and automation systems for utilities, industrial and commercial end users. Has completed approximately 80 automation system contracts with 98% on-time delivery and 99% were below budget. Actively participates in new product development such as “intelligent” electronic P and C relays, leading innovation performance improvement and reducing launch time/costs. Integrates SAP/ERP systems. Uses a wealth of software tools to effect proactive project management and manufacturing principles. Brings a background in finance, involving systems development for effective international billing, cloud CRM and resource management. A significant, high level background in quality management with TQM, Six Sigma, ISO, PMI PMP (using Agile, SOX, CMMI and more) and involving FAA, IEEE, MIL-Q-9858A and DoD standards. Consultant or direct hire. 80-90K. 01282015.3

Operations / Project Manager – SATCOM / RF

BABA-Honors/15 Years. A very project-oriented operations executive for satellite communications, mobile terminals, antenna assemblies and more. Manages multiple large contract projects up to $700M to include overall implementation, coordination and close-out, involving customer interface, project cost accounting, export compliance and logistics. Effectively accelerates delivery schedules/reduces lead times by several weeks to six months resulting in significant cost savings / profitability. Has implemented single piece flow production process as required, leads design process conversions from high cost to low cost product lines, and beneficially modifies various other design processes. Proven inventory and WIP reduction achievements ($8M to 4.3M). 100K. 01282015.2

Senior RF/Microwave Engineer and Project Manager

20 Years. Has strong hardware and circuit design, construction and product management experience. Hardware involved: Microwave / millimeter wave devices with planer / waveguide topologies from 70MHz to 107 GHz; high efficiency/low noise switch mode power supplies; high power/density RF and multilayer PCB design/layout with high signal integrity and max thermal performance. Works with strong RFI, EMI and ESD suppression and stringent high reliability compliance. Provides simulation, thermal analysis, various complex product analyses, and assembly process enhancements. Applies primarily to space, military and some commercial. Has developed key industry linearized channel amplifiers. Strong focus for reliability processes. Secret security clearance. Uses HFSS, OrCad, AutoCad, SysCalc, Altium, Eagleware, EM simulator and more. Available for contract or direct hire. 100-110K. 01232015.5

Process Engineer – Solar Cells

Ph.D. Physics/5 Years. Proficient in semiconductor nano-fab research and process engineering involving anti-reflective glass, transparent metal mesh electrodes NanoWeb, photonic crystal solar cells. Provides process operations, project management, lab startup, experimental design and staff training/supervision. Specifics include wet/dry lithography; dry etching with alumina, Si, Sio, polymer; corona discharge; ATM plasma/treatment; metal evaporation (liftoff, sputter, CVD, PECVD, laser deposition); and, has advanced metrology characterization expertise. Prolific contributor toward patent awards and publications, plus conducts technical presentations. 100K. 01232015.4

Power Systems / Protection and Control Engineer

BSEE-Honors, PE Cert/<10 Years. A professional engineer with power systems and substations expertise, and strong customer focus, relating to protection and control, utility networking automation (Modbus, NDP, IEC61850) and IP architecture, and complex load-flow/short circuit/fault modeling and disturbance/system stability analysis. Experience applies to various relay types (digital microprocessor, universal), SCADA, meters and metering rates concepts, switchgear and components and more. Uses 3-phase relay test sets, performs CT selection, systems simulations, implements asset management projects, and often provides managerial consulting on-site with substantial customer and regulatory officials interaction. Builds customer relationships and increases upgrade revenue. Utility, wind and solar power industries. Uses Matlab, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP, SKM, Gantt, CRM and more. Available for direct or contract hire. 80-90K. 01222015.2



Aerospace Hardware Integration Project Engineer

BSME/>20 Years. Leads a team of skilled technicians for spacecraft payloads / aircraft hardware integration. Brings extensive design and manufacturing background to implement process improvements with an eye for improved cycle times and quality concerns. Develops high level operational test procedures. Leads electro-mechanical cost reduction projects, effects qualification and design changes with various groups (customers, engineering, manufacturing, test facilities, suppliers), performs project cost / scheduling / performance / risk analysis, and authors proposals for customer requirements. Has renewable energy background and applies Lean principles, Six Sigma. Available for direct hire or consulting. 110-120K. 01212015.1

Aerospace RF / Communications Project Engineer

MBA, BSEE/>10 Years. Leads high level teams to design complex projects, to include: Airborne laser communications (high bandwidth, link analysis, pointing, acquisition and tracking algorithms); Systems architecture for airborne laser weaponry systems; and, Hardware test bed stations for WiMAX applications (involves ASICs, TX/RX RF paths, power supplies, digital / analog circuitry, and test firmware). Projects are always innovative in nature. Complies with various standards such as IEEE 802.16e. Conducts highly attended design reviews and has substantial customer focus and interaction. Subcontracts management expertise. 120-130K. 01202015.8

Space Program Lead RF Engineer – Orbital Sciences / Power and Ground Systems

MBA (pending), MS-Sys Engineering/>20 Years. Dual industry expert for systems engineering and project consultancy for satellite and space industries, with substantial customer interaction, relating to:

1) Satellite electrical power management systems: Functions as project manager and test conductor, routinely performing scientist-level analysis, component integration supervision, deliverables tracking; plus in-orbit, thermal vacuum chamber and 5KW telecommunications payload testing.

2) Spacecraft systems integration: Mission operations and control room systems, flight / ground systems and communications, terrestrial networks, RF-to-spacecraft linkage and on-board data handling functionality. Led team to perform ground computer data flow and spacecraft command/telemetry analysis.

Previous security clearance. Formal awards recipient. 120-140K. 01192015.9

Lead Engineer / Electro-Mechanical, Components

MBA, BSME/15 Years. An engineering manager and leader in electro-mechanical design for various products: Engine subsystems, devices, valves, actuators, automation machinery, components. Works with global customers, manages in-depth innovative design projects, conducts high level design reviews and comprehensive presentations, leads and manages reliability teams / engineers, applies global initiatives for formal training, performs and analyzes stress and other factors for optimization to reduce schedule and risk. Performs redesigns and reverse engineering, develops test plans, and investigates returns for root cause. Is highly project oriented. Uses AMESim, Matlab, Pro/E and Mechanica series, SolidWorks and more. Patent activity. 90K. 01152015.5