Project Engineer

MARIPOSA, CA Full-time
Posted on November 24, 2019

About Us:
Founded in 1969, TAVIS Corporation is an aerospace manufacturing company that offers a
peaceful campus-like setting located in the rural town of Mariposa, nestled in the Sierra
Foothills, only a short drive from Yosemite National Park. We are a major supplier of highly
accurate, rugged and reliable pressure transducers for the Satellite, Launch Vehicle, Spacecraft,
and Aircraft industries. Our commitment is to provide the best products and services possible,
which meets or exceeds requirements, while continuously improving our management system.
Imagine the sense of accomplishment when you see something you designed or built traveling to
the sun on Solar Probe, or helping propel astronauts to Deep Space. Imagine being part of a
team, a hardware manufacturing organization that was an integral part, from inception to
completion, of America's Space Launch System or the Orion space capsule. Imagine the feeling
while watching the launch, landing and data collection of the Mars InSight Probe, knowing
you've helped make history and expand the human knowledge of our universe.
Come join our team and be a part of the next adventurous program to put humans deeper into
space than ever before and possibly on the surface of Mars for an even greater & giant leap. If
you love the idea of working in the environment of a custom manufacturing and high-tech
engineering facility, this position will be great for you.
Position Summary:
The Project Engineer at TAVIS Corporation will provide management and oversight of projects,
applications and related engineering functions. Under general direction from the Chief Engineer,
manage all aspects of a complicated new product development project.
Typical Duties:
•Develop new products, including design modification and production engineering to meet
or exceed customer specifications.
•Manage all aspects of a complicated new product development project.
•Work with customers to establish and generate specifications.
•Generate reports, drawings and schematics related to product design, development and
•Management and oversight of projects that are assigned by the Chief Engineer.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Normally, a B.S. or B.A. degree in Engineering.
•Must demonstrate excellent proficiency in writing and communicating using the English

•Analytical problem solver.
•Demonstrated cooperative behavior with colleagues, subordinates and managers.
•Capable of physical requirements of desk/office/computer work; some walking about and
using test or assembly equipment on light-duty manufacturing floor; minimal/lightweight
•In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and
eligibility of work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification work form upon hire.
Desired Qualifications:
•B.S. or B.A. degree from ABET accredited college or university in engineering, physics
or mathematics is preferred; however, a combination of education (A.S. or A.A. degree)
and extensive related work experience will be considered.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Project.
•Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems.
•To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful
permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3),
or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
TAVIS Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with TAVIS is governed on
the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by
race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally
protected status.
TAVIS Corporation offers benefits such as medical coverage, life insurance protection, 401(k)
with matching, profit-sharing plan, and a vacation and holiday program. Employees can also opt
to buy group rate insurance for Aflac, vision and dental.