Kelly Services Sr. Project Engineer in Longmont, Colorado

Job Title: Sr. Project Engineer

Duration: Temp to hire

Location: Longmont CO

Pay: $50-$60/hr. DOE

Kelly Services is seeking a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer for a Sr. Project Engineering opportunity in Longmont CO.

This company consists of a highly collaborative group of multi-talented engineers and subject matter experts who share a passion for innovation utilizing the latest tools and technologies.

Job Description:

We are looking for an exceptional Project Engineer to join our team as a technical leader eager to apply his/her experience, talents, and creativity to advancing one of the most exciting electro-mechanical technologies. You will have a high degree of flexibility to lead, develop, and execute successful and cost-effective design solutions that leverage high performance components, materials, and technologies as needed to meet program requirements. You will lead all technical aspects of the programs you are responsible for and be deeply involved in all stages of development from concept to delivery.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • An initial spool-up period of immediate engineering support for existing programs while you integrate with the team and absorb details of our design heritage and processes

  • Technical leadership of future projects where you oversee and execute on all technical aspects in coordination with program management to meet program requirements, cost, and schedule

  • Technical point of contact for program customers

  • System engineering, requirements flow-down, technical risk assessments and risk reduction activities

  • Detailed mechanical design of precision opto- and electro-mechanical assemblies and components

  • Collaboration with and direction of other engineers and subject matter experts performing electrical and optical engineering, and structural, thermal, and controls analysis

  • Production, assembly, integration, and test planning

  • Hands-on assembly, integration, and testing of hardware, as well as on-site integration support with customer systems

  • New business development, proposal support, and IR&D projects


  • BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering as well as familiarity with electrical systems engineering

  • Demonstrated experience with technical program leadership, planning, and execution

  • 10+ years of relevant hands-on experience designing, fabricating, integrating, and qualifying designs to requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and oral presentation skills for interfacing with customers, management, and engineering staff

  • A passion for high-tech engineering, an eagerness to learn, and a desire to become deeply integrated and engaged with a team of like-minded people

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance


  • Experience developing precision opto- and electro-mechanical systems

  • Experience developing and qualifying hardware for military and space applications

  • High Proficiency with SolidWorks

  • Familiarity with some of the following: FEA, CFD, structural dynamics, optical systems engineering, optical alignment, control systems, electronics, composites

Qualified candidates should email resume and references for consideration.

Kelly Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.