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United Technologies Corporation Staff Project Engineer, Aftermarket in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 01360151

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Staff Project Engineer, Aftermarket to support Business Jet programs for Aftermarket Technical Services (AMTS). You will manage product support requirements, deliverables, customer and supplier expectations. You will also be responsible for delivering best in class service levels. You will be required to use your expertise in customer support, project management, and nacelle product knowledge. In addition, you will leverage your strong interpersonal skills to work successfully in a cross-functional, multi-matrix organization to execute a program from inception through completion.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Represents Collins Aerospace as the Project Engineering Lead for Aftermarket Business Jet programs.

  • Develops project plans, schedules, and maintains budgets for Aftermarket Business Jet programs to ensure adherence to project plans, schedule, and budget.

  • Records and documents delay, changes in scope, and any other incidents that impact the scope of work or schedule to ensure smooth program performance.

  • Performs critical path analysis and prepares and implements work-around plans to ensure the successful completion of projects.

  • Conducts meetings, consolidates, and presents plans and progress reports relating to Aftermarket Business Jet Programs.

  • Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet or exceed customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Facilitates work within Aftermarket departments that are supporting deliverables for Business Jet Programs.

Experience & Qualifications

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advanced degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required

Basic Qualifications

  • Aerospace experience

  • Project Engineering professional with ability to work with minimal guidance

  • Ability to develop, track and report on multi-disciplinary project schedules (schedule, resources, budget/cost)

  • Ability to identify and escalates project problems and support resolutions to ensure the successful completion of projects

  • Ability to identify and mitigate Risks to minimize impact to schedule, business plan, and quality

  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with other functional organizations

  • Experience with presentations to internal and external customers

  • Good understanding of design (structures & systems)

  • Analytical problem-solving skills, motivated & team orientated

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of and experience with Continuous Improvement activities preferred

  • Supplier management experience

  • Aerospace experience

  • Nacelle systems familiarity

  • CATIA V5 familiarity

  • MS Project experience strongly preferred

  • Working knowledge Aftermarket support manuals, basic materials and processes.

  • Aftermarket skills to understand define scope and process map future needs for program maintainability, support, and maturity

  • Holds proven track record of successfully executing a program from inception through completion.

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation

  • Employee scholar program

  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications

  • Annual Merit and performance review

  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside

  • UTFlex program consideration

  • Primary CareTake leave

  • Parental Leave

  • And More!!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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