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Raytheon Technologies Sr Engineering Project Assistant - Test Engineering in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

The Collins Aerospace Avionics Test Engineering organization is a global engineering team responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of manufacturing test solutions in support of the $5B Avionics strategic business unit as well as external customers including armed services and airlines both domestic and international. The organization is looking for a motivated individual to provide exemplary Engineering support as a Sr. Engineering Project Assistants (EPA). As a key member of the Engineering support team, the Sr. EPA assists engineers with administrative, documentation, process, and general engineering related support activities. Assignments typically include parts ordering, word processing, data entry, and preliminary document preparation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the engineering development process using tools such as Atlassian's application lifecycle management (ALM) software suite and Microsoft O365

  • Assisting in the tracking and coordination of pre-release, release, and revisions of product related documentation following established methods and procedures

  • Managing Peer Reviews by creating them, tracking action item closure, and closing out the Peer Review

  • Generating accurate and professional monthly presentations for tracking project and financial performance

  • Ordering parts and modules from vendors and coordinating the receipt and kitting of the items

  • Submitting and tracking completed kits and associated drawings to the team members who build products

  • Formatting software and hardware documentation

  • Entering data into various database programs

  • Using the ALM tool to manage Change Management

  • Preparing domestic and international shipping memos

  • Maintaining project Risk registers

  • Effectively communicating across the organization to peers, engineers, and leadership

    Basic Qualifications:

  • AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

  • OR In the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 8 years of relevant experience is required

  • OR A Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and less than 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Requires both independent action and team collaboration to accomplish objectives and resolve issues

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively support multiple engineering projects

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Resiliency in the face of adversity

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office is required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to build and maintain a strong peer network through strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of the standard Collins Engineering development tools (ALM, SAP, PREP, DOORS, BMW, Jama, Subversion)

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.