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Jacobs Commercial Crew ECLSS Project/System Engineer in Houston, Texas

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Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We are looking for a Commercial Crew ECLSS Project/System Engineer to join our team with Oceaneering Space Systems , a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

As a Commercial Crew ECLSS Project/System Engineer you will:

  • Review system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, assembly procedures, test plans, procedures and data of Commercial Crew Vehicle Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) to ensure approaches are sound, component/material selection is appropriate for the intended usage, and suitable for the proposed application

  • Support mission operations and simulations in-person at JSC; support may be outside of normal business hours

  • Evaluate and trend system performance through flight telemetry data

  • Provide recommendations for improvements to system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, test plans, and procedures if disparities/deficiencies are identified

  • Track ECLSS verification and safety action items and schedules

  • Travel as required in support of technical reviews and exchanges

  • Work both independently and in a team environment, and report directly and support System Management

  • Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity

  • Provide recommendations for program acceptance of requirements verification, testing, risks and hazards

  • Perform other duties as required

Here’s What You’ll Need:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.

  • Experience with one or more of the following:

  • Console/operations experience at NASA

  • Experience with leak rates, mass flow, chemical analysis and analytics or MATLAB

  • Hands on experience with one or more of the following: fluid systems, pressure vessel/COPVs, valves/solenoids, regulators, fans, commonly used sensors for life support systems (pressure, temperature, CO2/O2, etc.) and their performance signatures, failures/troubleshooting, and monitoring

  • Experience in the design, assembly, testing, certification, and operation of flight hardware

  • Experience with ECLSS system software and/or familiarity with the review and certification of phase II/III software hazard controls; flight and ground software changes; mission-specific data loads/configuration files

  • Basic knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, testing, and office software

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines

Requisition Preferences:

  • Experience with the Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) which may include but not be limited to carbon dioxide removal systems, oxygen generation systems, and air monitoring systems

  • Familiarity with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures

  • Experience with NASA systems engineering including coordinating system requirements verification and validation between multiple organizations

Why Work on Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)

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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Attendance

Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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