Project Engineer

Jeanerette, LA 70544

Posted: 12/30/2022 Job Number: 22912

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer in Jeanerette, LA. In this role, you will be a team leader for a leading shipbuilder specializing in the design and production of boats and ships for military, law enforcement, fire rescue, and a wide spectrum of commercial applications.
Duties & Description:
  • Engineering Planning and the Development, Maintenance, and Compliance with Schedules
  • Coordinate the development of a high level, resource balanced schedule for your assigned engineering projects
  • Ensure that all project tasks are properly resourced and sequenced
  • Assist department managers to ensure and drive available resources to complete Engineering deliverables on schedule to support Production, Supply Chain, and first-time quality
  • Identify high risk areas of the project at the start of design Throughout the project,
  • Keep track throughout the project to ensure risk mitigation
  • Ensure that the respective engineering disciplines have as few questions as possible by the scheduled start date
  • Assist supply chain to ensure that all VFI and/or CFI is delivered to the engineering disciplines prior to beginning detailed production engineering
  • Provide final approval on design drawings
  • Be cognizant of and pursue areas of incomplete work or discrepancies and track these issues to root cause
  • Work with the Engineering Manager and Engineering Scheduler to set goals (Control Budgets) for the project prior to the start of work
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to set accurate budget numbers based on past and projected performance levels
  • Monitor all engineering costs closely, utilizing Cost Performance data to adjust schedule hours, resources, and priorities as necessary
  • Become knowledgeable with the principles of EVMS
  • Be prepared to explain any non-satisfactory results and what actions are being taken to resolve
  • Use the EVMS engineering data to professionally manage engineering costs on each project
  • Provide Necessary Support to Supply Chain to Ensure On-Time and Accurate Material Ordering
  • Provide Proper Engineering Oversight to the Project and Production
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, or another Engineering Discipline
  • 3+ years in the marine industry, specifically in the design and/or production of vessels under 150’
  • An understanding of all aspects of aluminum vessel design and construction
  • Familiarity with Classification Society rules (ABS, DNV, USCG, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the following software: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook), Rhino, GHS, Solidworks, ShipConstructor
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $70,000 - $90,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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