Project Engineer, Launch Systems Aerospace Structures (Composites) - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is seeking talented engineers with skills and background related to project engineering and project management of launch vehicle and/or satellite systems in the areas of aerospace structures, subsystems, and components with knowledge of metallic and composite structures.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide systems and technical engineering support to the Air Force space launch program.
  • Participate in system, sub-system and component design reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR), test and manufacturing readiness reviews; develop and present reports summarizing assessments and results.
  • Collect and track to closure all actions resulting from reviews.
  • Requests for Information and Review Item Discrepancies.
  • Coordinate approval of reports and generate system-level risks from these design reviews.
  • Participate in technical Working Group and Technical Interchange Meetings.
  • Coordinate with team members to establish meeting agendas and publish meeting minutes.
  • Assess and evaluate item test plans against applicable standards.
  • Evaluate and track system, sub-system, and component issues, risks, and configuration changes.
  • Coordinate, plan, and support in Chief Engineering Review Boards (ChERB) or other technical reviews as required.
  • Applying knowledge of item design, qualification test results, and manufacturing, to evaluate the suitability and risk of the resulting item.
  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to assess and evaluate manufacturing plans against applicable standards.
  • Consolidate and coordinate reports, data products, and notes from multiple team members into a single formal report on a routine basis.
  • Assist AF customer create briefing packages suitable for senior management.
  • Review the New Entrant process changes to determine impact to process stability.
  • Interface with multiple team and government organizations - coordinate multi-agency reports and studies to apply to current Air Force efforts.


  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline.
  • Ten to twelve years of related experience.
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter. Able to work independently.
  • Strong team player.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of metallic and composite structures.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with government and commercial industry standards applicable to launch vehicles.
  • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR ยง120.15).
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word, PowerPoint and Project tools.
  • Excellent presentation skills

Other Skills Preferred:

  • A strong background in Systems Engineering concepts, and launch or satellite systems is highly desired.