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Project Engineer

Company: HEICO
Location: Indiantown
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

For more than 65 years, HEICO Corporation has thrived by serving niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronic industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICOs high energy culture focuses our Team Members on providing high quality products and services to our customer base. Our leadership approach creates a dynamic environment that continually challenges our Team Members to perform at their best. For four consecutive years, Forbes Magazine ranked HEICO as one of the 200 "Best Small Companies." HEICO Corporation offers competitive compensation, paid vacation and holidays, an excellent 401K plan with company match, and medical, dental, life, and disability insurance.

The Project Engineer will be responsible for design, certification and project management efforts in pursuit of FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval for airworthy flight hardware.


  • Developing designs and substantiation packages for FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval applications.
  • Assisting in the development of manufacturing processes for airworthy flight components.
  • Coordinating first article or conformity inspection activities between the companys Quality Assurance department, ODA, Technical Services and management.
  • Develop vendor substantiation requirements for outside manufacturing vendors.
  • Support activities related to new vendor qualification including new vendor identification and selection.
  • Support QA department and vendors questions about drawing interpretation, manufacturing methods, inspection methods, etc.
  • Participating in the disposition of non-conforming materials, including analyzing the non-conformance for fit, function, safety, and reliability, and communicating with QA, suppliers, and the FAA liaison as required.
  • Completing Engineering Changes with supporting substantiation as required.
  • Supporting customers and operators regarding our products.
  • Advise more junior P.E.s on designs, methods, regulations and procedures.
  • Suggest improvements to systems and procedures for better efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


    • Bachelors Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university required and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.


      • At least 3-6 years aerospace / mechanical design experience is required.
      • Experience using 3D CAD software (Solidworks, etc.)
      • Experience with aerospace design, testing, manufacturing and/or maintenance required.


        • Language/Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills.

        • Computer Skills: Basic knowledge of MS Office Suite, Word. Outlook, and Intermediate proficiency with Excel; 3D CAD software (Solidworks, etc.) required.
        • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, to practical situations.
        • Reasoning Abilities: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
        • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills, strict attention to details and ability to multitask and prioritize as necessary, with minimal supervisory direction. Must be flexible in handling multiple tasks. Understanding the need for urgency and ability to meet deadlines.
        • Interpersonal Skills: Must be able to work in a team environment and independently.
        • Technical Skills: Knowledge of aircraft engine components, controls & accessories/aircraft interiors preferred. Knowledge of basic structural, thermal, and modal analysis of mechanical components required. Knowledge of aerospace materials and coatings preferred. Knowledge of conventional aerospace manufacturing methods, including; milling, turning, grinding, lapping, stamping, forging, casting, molding, EDM, ECM, welding, brazing, heat treating preferred.

          Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: HEICO, Palm Beach , Project Engineer, Other , Indiantown, Florida

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