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L3Harris Sr. Specialist, Project Engineering in Fall River, Massachusetts

Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Project Engineering

Job Code: 418

Job Location: Fall River, MA

Schedule: 9/80

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

About L3Harris Technologies:

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Description:

Lead the technical activities of a design team on different types of programs including new product development, production and IR&D programs. Work closely with Program Manager, Engineering groups, Manufacturing department and other departments as necessary to expedite project completion and facilitate the overall operation of project team.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate the overall operation and performance of a project team with minimal oversite from management team

  • Provides coordination between resource managers/supervisors and Program Managers

  • Oversees and coordinates the cost/schedule/technical aspects of ongoing engineering projects within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer

  • Provide technical leadership, acting as an IPT Lead working with a Chief System Engineer on issues related to subcontractors, suppliers and customers, supports management of the technical risks and opportunities to optimize program performance

  • Work with Program Management office team to ensure that all technical contractual obligations or project baseline requirements are fulfilled, reviews program documentation and other work products created by the program team.

  • Work with Program Manager and Lead Engineers to assure adherence to cost, schedule and quality requirements.

  • Provide timely status updates with milestones, issues with plan of resolution to management team

  • Contacts are primarily with Engineers and Program Managers and can act as one of the technical contacts for the customer.

  • Frequent use and application of technical standards, principles and techniques

  • Prepare and monitor engineering project team schedules, plans and budgets, competent in understanding and reporting EV metrics.

  • Estimate resource needs for developmental programs.

  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customers.

  • Conduct design reviews internally and with the customers.

  • Coordinate preparation of work breakdown structures, task descriptions, basis of estimates and other resources required to perform cost estimating.

  • Support new business opportunities related to the product.

  • Work with the engineering team to adhere to Quality Systems Manual and applicable Standard Work Instructions.

  • Work with team to make significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area and develop new concepts or standards.

  • Implements strategic goals established by leadership. Provides input into new products, processes, standards and/or operational plans that will have measurable impact on the achievement of overall function or business results.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree or Masters of Science Degree in one of the following disciplines is preferred: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics, or Computer System Engineering. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 12 years of prior related experience.

  • Multi-Disciplined Project Engineering Experience 6+ years after receiving Bachelor's degree or 4+ years after completion of Masters degree.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of Earned Value Management and be competent in understanding and reporting metrics

  • Must have a good working understanding of ocean engineering, underwater infrastructure and autonomous undersea vehicles and operations

  • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information and obtain and maintain a US DoD clearance, which requires US Citizenship.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Project and CAD programs

  • Excellent communicator and well-organized leader

  • Creative and adaptable thinking and problem solving skills

  • Experience in working, operating and/or designing autonomous underwater vehicles

  • Experience working DoD programs

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.