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Project Engineer

Company: Zetron
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:The Project Engineer serves in a key role and is responsible for integration and implementation of Zetron's customsystems solution within our client locations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage both pre-sale and post-sale technical support activities including, but not limited to, assessment of clientneeds, preparation of product specifications for development and installation.
    • For all projects, create a custom system design based on client requirements and manage all technical aspects of theproject through completion.
      • Serve as liaison between the project management office, development engineering, manufacturing operations andthe client's technical staff.
        • Familiar with the contents of agreements and contracts that pertain to the project under management.
        • Participate in the design review process as required.
        • Provide system level trouble shooting and technical skills with the highest degree of problem solving.
        • Ensure accurate and timely system testing and recording of faults as required by the project.
        • Ensure accurate and timely production of engineering design documentation including, but not limited to, as-builtsystem documentation, client needs assessment, requirements trace matrix, acceptance test procedures, bills ofmaterials, installation and commissioning documents, and detailed upgrade procedures.
          • Accurately maintain project and QA records including, but not limited to, fault records, test result sheets, configuredrecords, and technical documentation.
            • Provide technical expertise to the project manager and the ability to converse with the client, system sales,development engineering, and manufacturing to ensure the client's expectations and technical requirements aremet.
              • Provide detailed task list, labor hour estimates and progress reports, both orally and in writing to the ProjectManager.
                • Development and delivery of all client training.
                • Required to perform the job functions in a safe manner.ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
                  • For an external contract, write the system requirements specification (SRS) for the project.
                  • Attend bid review meetings, as required, and assist in the development of annual budget if requested.
                  • For some projects, serve as Project Engineer/Project Manager providing progress reporting regularly as defined byPMO.
                    • Assign project tasks to other team members and serve as mentor when required. Manage task through successfulcompletion.
                      • Perform other duties as assigned by Company.TRAVEL:About 30%Ability to travel overnightAbility to travel internationallyKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
                        • Extensive knowledge in one or more of the following areas: telecommunication computer networks, inclusive ofdesktop/server operating systems, analog/digital two-way radio and telephony, Layer 2/3 TCP/IP networking, and calltaking systems for public safety first responders and similar applications.
                          • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate, both orally and in writing. Ability to articulate and translatetechnical language to non-technical clients. Influences at all levels across the company within span of control with theability to convey information clearly and accurately.
                            • Proven history of taking accountability for own work and results. Demonstrated ability to form constructive opinionsand defend them.
                              • Consults with clients and teammates to identify all facets of an issue and generate a solution. Understands potentialimpacts to processes and systems across organization and factors these into solutions. Excellent conceptualization,analytical and logic skills.
                                • Extensive experience working in a client-focused environment. Demonstrated ability to assess root issues andprovide excellent viable solutions for the business and to the client.
                                  • Shows initiative and willingness to take calculated risks. Shares opinions in order to reach optimal results.
                                  • Demonstrated experience with Business Analysis tools, including strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excel,Visio, PowerPoint, and Project. SharePoint; Excel Services, WorkFlow and other advanced features.
                                    • Must possess and maintain valid Driver's License; Must be able to drive as part of performing job duties.
                                    • Must be willing and able to satisfactorily pass background checks as required, as entry to a customer site may becontingent, by contract, upon the employee passing a drug test and/or ongoing background screen.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
                                      • Prefer to have skills with critical communication systems; including land mobile radio, dispatch, telephony, IP networkprotocols, and call taking systems for public safety, first responders and similar applications.
                                        • Certifications: CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Service Provider, CCNA Wireless, Network+, Security+, ITILFoundations v3, or PMP.
                                          • FCC GMR and/or HAM radio licenses preferred.
                                          • IP data networking fundamentals.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
                                            • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or in a related field preferred.
                                            • Minimum five (5) years of recent and relevant experience in a similar type of role preferably deploying radio,telecommunications, IP networks or large-scale communications systems or any combination of education andexperience that provides equivalent expertise.
                                              Zetron, Inc. is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425.820.6363, ext. 294 or via e-mail at

Keywords: Zetron, Redmond , Project Engineer, Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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