Project Engineer II

La Puente, CA posted on April 6

Description

SUMMARY
The Quinn Power Systems Project Engineer II will be responsible for the successful project management and engineering completion of the Sales Department customer purchase order contracts. Of particular interest is the areas of maintaining approved expense and profit budgets, and ensuring project schedules are maintained successfully. Must be flexible and able to manage multiple simultaneous projects and tasks successfully.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Maintain project schedules and budgets
• Create project specific engineering submittals and drawings
• Review and understand Sales Department worksheets and project requirements
• Coordinate, or execute, the purchase of project specific equipment
• Coordinate with other Quinn departments as necessary for successful project completion
• Communicate with Factory and outside vendor personnel on technical issues
• Delegation and hiring of Quinn Service Dept. or third party vendors for installation, modification, and fabrication requirements
• Timely completion of project closeout documentation
• Provide pre-sale technical support to the sales department
• Utilize company project management system on all projects
• Some fieldwork, as required, for specific project requirements
• Develop and maintain good relationships with customers and suppliers
• Respect and follow company policies as defined in the employee handbook
• Additional duties as assigned by management
• Follow all safety training and safety requirements including proper use of PPE
• A fit with Quinn Company’s performance driven culture and values of Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Quality, Relationships and Service.

Requirements

COMPETENCIES
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer and employee needs; Solicits employee feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities; Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others; Understands business implications of decisions; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests. Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

Ethics - Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Strategic Thinking - Understands business unit goals and objectives. Develops HR solutions and strategies in partnership with business unit to support organizational objectives and to take advantage of developing opportunities and changing market conditions; Displays willingness to make decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Undertakes self-development activities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Auto CAD

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.




QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. College degree, engineering background or previous engineering experience will be preferable. Technical knowledge of engines, generator sets, automatic transfer switches, fuel tanks and ancillary systems, power circuits, and electronics required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Understanding of geometry, trigonometry and basic calculus. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Can concentrate on several projects and activities at once.




CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid California driver’s license with acceptable driving record.


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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, and smell. Frequently required to sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, basic color differentiation and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move 100-pound test sets. Regularly required to talk or hear.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up 25-50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


This description describes only the general nature and level of work encompassed by this job. This description is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities, duties, and skills of employees at this level.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time