Engineering Project Assistant

  • location: Irvine, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16 - $17.50 per hour
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Engineering Project Assistant

job summary:

This position is responsible for assisting managers, leads, and engineers with documentation, financial, schedule, process and general support activities.

location: Irvine, California
job type: Contract
salary: $16.00 - 17.50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 6pm
education: High School
Edits format of software / hardware documentation.

Interfaces with technicians, engineers and engineering managers to create/edit documentation. Verifies change requests are in the proper state and implement into documentation.

Performs data conversion using various application media for software development or project file maintenance.

Perform as primary focal point, coordinating, tracking and reporting status for inquiries and problem resolution during the pre-release, release, and revision of development/product related documentation.

Prepares and tracks third-party communications.

Organizes, audits, and archives required project documentation.

Coordinates the set-up of project/program meetings.

Makes changes to and maintains department and project/program websites.

Orders and coordinates the delivery of piece parts and LRUs.

Builds productive working relationships internally and occasionally externally.

Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Generally works on moderately difficult assignments with are given in terms of objectives to be accomplished and priorities to be followed.

Requires judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.

Normally receives little instruction on routine work, general instruction on new projects or assignments.

Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.

High School Diploma or equivalent plus 7 years experience.


-Must possess the leadership ability to coordinate and lead some engineering support activities

-Must demonstrate strong organizational and analytical skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of technical and management personnel

-Must possess strong computer skills, ie. MS Office Suite, database and presentation packages used by the company

-Must have the ability to coordinate several projects while balancing schedules and priorities

skills: Cooperation - Recognizes that individual goals contribute toward accomplishing team outcomes. Coordinating - Demonstrates the ability to circulate information through the proper channels. Customer Service Orientation - Generally applies fundamental service techniques and adheres to proper customer procedures when interacting with customers.

Dependability - Demonstrates the ability to follow through with work assignments and support management's policies and procedures.

Detail Orientation - Is able to provide the status of work assignments at any time and can quickly produce any documentation or information that is need.

Relationships - Displays a compassionate attitude toward the needs of others.

Time Management - Maintains a daily to-do list which helps to prioritize schedule.

Writing - Uses language that is business appropriate in written documents.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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