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RTX Corporation Senior Engineering Project Assistant (Onsite, Cedar Rapids, IA) 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

Position Role Type:


The Senior Engineering Project Assistant will be responsible for assisting software, systems, and/or hardware engineers with administrative, documentation, process, and general engineering-related support activities supporting the TCTS II Ops team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support several engineers, providing a wide variety of administrative support to assist engineering projects.

This position will work onsite in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Track units (TL/SL/Card) being tested in the labs

  • Assist with tracking calibration of test assets

  • Ordering cables or needed equipment for test technicians

  • Help track COs

  • Participate in status meetings

  • Provides tools expertise and support to Engineering: MS Office Apps, requirements capture databases, change management, and tracking tools. Generate reports as required.

  • Interfaces with engineers and engineering managers to create/edit documentation.

  • Works with Engineering to train on processes and tools. Identifies opportunities for continuous process improvements.

  • Assists in tracking action items and tasks in the change management process.

  • Networks with both internal and external personnel at multiple levels.

  • Generally, works on assignments that are given by the engineering teams

  • Works with engineering teams to effectively resolve issues.

Potential Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Bid & Proposal process, assisting in bid narratives and bid reviews Prepares presentations.

  • Coordinates the interaction of project/program team and support functions to communicate schedule and status.

  • Often facilitates internal and/or external meetings.

  • Schedule and run PREP meetings

  • Helps arrange and takes minutes for customer visits

  • SCL submittals

  • Handles part number assignment requests

  • Manages program training and permission assignments

  • Ensures compliance with the Third-Party Intellectual Property process

    Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires an AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post-high school training) with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience OR In the absence of a HS diploma, GED, or AA/AS degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. RTX will not offer sponsorship for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft O365(Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)

  • Experience with JIRA

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military, and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft, and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission 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 possibilities.


*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 contributions, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

    At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibilities. 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. #LI-MiS #HotJob

    RTX 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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