ATSS Group has a client in Panama City Beach, FL looking for a highly experienced Project Engineer

Senior Project engineers are responsible for coordinating “matrixed” support among the various Engineering disciplines, as well as subcontractors and other assigned personnel. This person will develop project schedules, review proposed changes, develop technical solutions, and correctly estimate the time and effort level (hours and material) associated with new projects and changes. The Senior Project Engineer will generate high level estimates of effort and project duration, and develop progressively higher levels of detail prior authorization and execution. After projects are authorized for implementation, the Project Engineer will be responsible for ensuring tasks are resident in the Engineering Department’s integrated schedule, regularly produce reports to status implementation, and drive projects to successful completion.

Senior Project Engineers define the resources required and develop an execution plan for any given requirement assigned to a specific project(s) and the time constraints required to execute. Senior Project Engineers are required to provide regular status on their assigned projects and the specific actions or commitments of the workforce required to execute them.


Develop specific, task-based plans to execute projects with clearly established Estimated Completion Dates (ECDs) for each task. Ensure project plans are incorporated into the Engineering Department integrated schedule.
Develop Engineering estimates durations and budgets (hours and material) for a given task or project
Act as Engineering’s representative in the preparation of responses to commercial or government Request For Proposals (RFPs).
Notify the Technical Director and other applicable managers of delays and complications to project plan execution, proposing potential solutions in order to recover schedule and budget.
Attend and potentially lead “as required” meetings to generate resolution of obstacles to assigned or related projects. Participants of these meetings involve a diverse field of participants across a range of shipyard functions such as Program Management, Production, Project Engineering and individual engineers. Meetings may also include participation by other internal and external Engineering customers.
Attend or lead “As required” meetings which are established and supported with internal engineering and external ESG customers to provide status and assist in assigned project completion.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Indirectly supervises assigned (matrixed) engineering resources responsible for project completion. Carries out project Engineer responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems


Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook experience  
Read and interpret documents such as general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management, employees and the public.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagram form.
Proficiency in FORAN or similar software such as AVEVA, NUPAS CADMATIC, ShipConstructor or similar CAD/CAM software
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to work in a fast- paced environment, display an attention for detail, and function as a team player.

Experience planning and implementing projects with groups of up to 20 people
Familiarity with the engineering and design process of marine vessels
Familiarity with typical Regulatory Body Requirements associated with the shipbuilding industry (i.e. ABS, 46 CFR, IEEE, and The US Coast Guard)
Familiarity with the engineering and design process of marine vessels