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Project Engineer I

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Vandenberg SFB, California, United States


Under direct Engineering supervision, applies limited judgment to engineering duties. Will apply knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job. Perform engineering assessments of systems and operations associated with hypergolic propellants, cryogenics, pneumatics and life support equipment. This is a union represented, non-exempt position with the Teamsters and the hourly pay rate is $49.64.


  • Performs Engineering oversight ensuring the Mechanical Integrity Inspections of hazardous systems that identify, document, and resolve of system deficiencies are in compliance.
  • Responsible for preparation, review and implementation of lower level system designs as assigned by Management.
  • Manages subcontractors throughout project phases to include updating schedules and coordinating assigned work and reporting the status to Management.
  • Performs Process Safety Management functions as required by OSHA having responsibility over assigned elements of the PSM standard and the record keeping of applicable documents.
  • Performs Engineering oversight and production of drawings and figures utilizing SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Acts as Configuration Manager for critical systems.
  • Prepares Engineering Field Instructions (EFI’s) under Management direction, depending on the technical nature, that direct Field Technicians to conduct operations.
  • Direct technicians in the performance of EFI’s when assigned by Management.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance if required for position.
  • Must complete initial training under supervision to include, but not limited to: ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, AWS welding standards, CGA compressed gas standards, DOT regulations for portable pressure vessels, Military Standards relating to propellants and propellant systems, and EWRR 127-1 Range Safety regulations.


  • Two years of advanced education in Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Previous engineering assignments.
  • Limited knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in propellants, or related area.
  • Experience with MS Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks, and AutoCAD.
  • Must have excellent verbal, technical writing, and communication skills.


Bachelors degree in Engineering or similar discipline. Engineering assignments in mechanical and fluids fields. Background in design and testing of aerospace ground support systems and facilities.


Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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