Teledyne Technologies

Project Engineer Defense

Job Locations US-NH-Portsmouth
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Company Name
Teledyne D.G. O'Brien
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
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Company Overview

Teledyne DGO designs connection systems that transmit signals, data or power through challenging media, such as subsea oil wells; and through pressure barriers, such as the hull of a submarine. Because the cost of failure is so high, Teledyne DGO designs and manufactures its products to deliver total reliability. We engineer and manufacture our products as if lives and fortunes depended on them. Because they do.

Teledyne DGO offers our employees an excellent benefit package including:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Personal Accident Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Flexible Health & Dependent Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacations & Sick Time
  • College Tuition Reimbursements


Teledyne DGO is a fast growing division of Teledyne Technologies and is looking to add highly motivated and skilled individuals to our team. Teledyne DGO is dedicated to providing an environment that fosters excellence in teamwork, and includes every Employee, Supplier, Business Partner and Customer as a valued member of our team. Our employees are treated with respect, professionalism and the opportunity for career advancement in a safe work environment.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The main purpose of this position is to design solutions to meet customers’ requirements, through new designs or reconfiguration of existing Teledyne DGO products; ensuring successful and timely delivery of fully build-able packages to Manufacturing.
  • Primary responsibilities include developing solutions in accordance with standard Teledyne DGO guidelines and practices and all contractual requirements; creating designs in CAD using best engineering practices. The Project Engineer III will may also create procedures and, test standards and new fixtures to facilitate manufacturing/test, and interface with the customer to ensure technical requirements and expectations are met.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership in an integrated multi-discipline team environment for the development, qualification and production integration of new product.
  • Responsibilities include ensuring appropriate Qualification exists for all products, performing formal Design Reviews as appropriate; providing technical support to manufacturing, and assisting with technical review of Quotes and Orders.
  • Assist in developing and overseeing execution of Qualification test plans as appropriate.
  • Participate in Failure Analysis activities, and provide technical input to Root Cause Analysis (RCA) evaluation.
  • Actively seek to gain detailed knowledge for all Teledyne Oil & Gas products and technologies.
  • Ensure all product solutions reflect Teledyne DGO design and qualification standards.
  • Perform technical analysis on new designs (i.e stress analysis, electrical, tolerance stack-up, thermal, corrosion, etc)
  • Pro-actively participate in the Project Engineering Team environment and follow the direction and leadership of senior staff.
  • Generally responsible for technical oversight of at least one key product line or design element (i.e. glass sealing, feed-thru system RF design, nuclear power product, etc.)



Required Training, Experience and Education

  • BS/MS degree or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a related industry, ideally working with a supplier for subsea defense products.
  •  A strong Engineering aptitude with hands-on capabilities

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Ownership of new designs (spec review, technical design analysis and review, purchase part specification, drawing generation, release to manufacture, production readiness review)
  • Support for first article qualification projects (fixture design, test reports, engineering reports)
  • Engineering support for quote requests (part cross reference, technical detail review with customer/CSR)
  • Customer meetings/calls for design modifications/new programs/engineering reviews/failure analysis

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Understanding of general safety practices in high pressure, thermal, and electrical operational and test environments
  • Familiarity with basic temperature, pressure, insulation resistance, continuity resistance, optical insertion/return loss, optical back reflection, mechanical stress/strain, vibration & shock requirements and measurement techniques
  • Preferred to have understanding of Fiber Optic and Electrical (power and communications) interconnectivity
  • Preferred to have knowledge of US government military specs for suppliers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ISO 9001
  • Experience with welding, RF or high power electrical design, FEA, etc, desirable but not required

Tools and Equipment

  • Proficiency with SolidWorks, AutoCAD or similar CAD program (Solidworks preferred)
  • MS Office Suite proficiency (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Experience with manufacturing quality and reliability tools (i.e. Six Sigma, FMEA)
  • Strong written and oral communication technique

Training Requirements

  • IFS Overview/Administration
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Other job specific trainings

Physical Demands

Working in office environment, using standard office equipment such as computer, printers and scanners. Will sometimes need to interact with production staff on the manufacturing floor and will need proper PPE at that time.


Required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Citizenship Requirements

Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a "U.S. Person" (US citizens, US nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees or refugees).

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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