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Specialist Engineer, Facilities Engineering & Planning

Location US-CA-Canoga Park
Job ID
Facilities/Maintenance - Other


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense and advance hypersonic propulsion.  For more information about our company visit our website at


Facilities Engineering & Planning is looking to hire a Civil or Structural Professional Engineer (PE) at the Aerojet Rocketdyne Los Angeles Site, with experience in Project Engineering and Design for the installation of Manufacturing Process and Plant equipment, modifications to building and structures, Pressure Test systems and Material Handling / Crane Systems. In addition, experience in managing facilities projects for Manufacturing & Process equipment installations and Facility modifications is highly preferred.


This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

30% - Manage facilities projects: including internal customer interface, external contractor interface, leading Project Teams, developing project scope, schedule, cost, generating and reviewing/approving work authorizations and invoices for payment.  


20% - Lead and support Facilities Projects in the development of Civil / Structural Engineering designs, calculations, specifications, and cost estimates for Civil / Structural Facility renovations, and Construction projects


10% - Interface with A&E firms and Construction Contractors. 


10% - Review and approve construction documents and contractor submittals.


10% - Maintain as-built drawings and records.


10% - Interpret and apply codes. 


10% - Support Maintenance staff in trouble shooting and technical issues as required.




BS Civil or Structural Engineering and 9+ years related experience.


Knowledge of engineering design, specifications and codes including ASCE 7, AISC, ACI, AITC, California and City of Los Angeles Building Codes and Cal/OSHA. Blast design and high pressure gas systems experience is optional but a plus.

California State Licensed Professional Engineer – Civil or Structural Engineering

Proficient in AutoCad, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, & MS Project



Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information.  Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Resident, or other status as a U.S. Person is required.



Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps).  While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safetyglasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.



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