General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Project Engineer

Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
Requisition ID
Position Type
Full Time


GD-OTS is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to join our Lincoln, NE organization.  We are expanding rapidly and looking for motivated and creative individuals who want to help support and shape this organization as we grow.  This position will report to our Senior Manager of Programs or a Program Manager.  Will work with minimal supervision, lead a technical team to develop and deliver composite components in support of program objectives.  Additional responsibilities will include; proposal support, as well as budget and schedule preparation and tracking.


General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems provides reliable and affordable composite products to the defense and commercial aerospace markets. With more than 50 years of expertise, General Dynamics designs, develops, manufactures and tests a full range of composite missile and space structures, including rocket motors, pressure vessels, launch tubes and fuel tanks.

Major Position Responsibilities

  • Provide innovative solutions to real world engineering problems, including; challenges with composite materials design, manufacture and tooling.
  • Serve as Engineering interface to Program Office, to Senior leadership, and to Customer technical staff and Management.
  • Provide direction in problem investigations and resolution across functional areas.
  • Stay abreast of cutting edge technology and develop plans to affect future opportunities through internal research and development and customer relationships.
  • Support Program Management in preparing or reviewing technical proposals and in preparation of monthly financial reports.
  • Work closely with functional management (Engineering, Contracts, Operations, Quality, etc) to communicate project needs, staffing requirements, and schedule and budget of a project.
  • Support program tracking / reporting; develop plans and work-around plans.
  • Monitor technical projects for progress and scope; complete SOW tasks while avoiding unplanned work or “scope creep”.
  • Prepare status reports and presentations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong base understanding of engineering disciplines and knowledge of manufacturing techniques.
  • General technical understanding of project management, from requirements analysis to product verification.
  • Ability to create and track project plans in Microsoft Project.
  • Strong communication, leadership, and team building skills, with the ability to lead a cross-functional team of engineers.
  • Ability to lead supply chain activities, including; statement of work and material specification generation and management of procurement activities for highly engineered products.
  • Demonstrated competence in technical writing of plans, reports, and proposals.
  • Working knowledge of aerospace specs and standards.

Bachelor's Degree in an applicable engineering technical or science discipline required.

  • 2+ years of experience in technical leadership roles
  • 2-4 years of experience in a Project Engineering role (preferred)

Position may be filled at level higher or lower based on applicant experience





Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed