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Project Engineer (LSI) 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc  
Location East Aurora, NY  

Job Title: Project Engineer

Department: Engineering

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Salary Grade: 7

AAP Classification: Professional

FLSA Status: Exempt

Revision Date: 07/11/2018


Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

Essential duties and responsibilities

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties performed. Employees occupying this position will be required to follow any other related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

  • Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements
  • Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contact requirements, and relates specifications
  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, material planning, scheduling, resolving engineering design, and test problems
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Writes technical documents to define test and qualification procedures, reports, product analysis, and custom presentations to be shared with customers.
  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports
  • Interface directly with other members of the engineering department as well as with other departments within the company and customers.
  • This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit controls and related documentation
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Four-year engineering related degree required.

Solid Modeling, Creo or other modeling platform proficiency required.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite required.
Preferred BS in Mechanical Engineering or demonstrated experience with Electro-Mechanical Design.

Experience with FEA, Aerospace design, LED lighting will be advantageous.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


Does not have any supervisory responsibilities but may serve as a coach and mentor for other positions within the organization.


Ability and willingness for occasional business travel to divisional locations and customer sites nationwide and international.


Language Skills

Able to read, write and comprehend English instructions, correspondence, memos and specifications Must be able to effectively communicate and lead a team of people. Must be able to be part of a team and often a leader of the group.

Communication/Leadership Skills

Must be able to effectively communicate instructions to team(s). Must be able to be responsible role model for all employees in the company. Must be willing to be a leader in the area(s)/department(s) and also work in a team environment with peers.

Mathematical Skills

Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, common fractions and decimals.

Technical Skills

Competently use Microsoft products, have knowledge of material planning system, and general computer skills.

Reasoning Ability

Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Possess the ability to identify problems, deal with them, and work towards a solution.

Physical Demands *

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to pull handles and push buttons. Requirements may also include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements Travel to international and domestic customer sites may be required.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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