Jacobs Jobs

Job Information

Jacobs Electrical Quality Engineer in Houston, Texas

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

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 an Electrical Quality Engineer to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

As the Electrical Quality Engineer, you will:

  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities on the International Space Station and space exploration programs (Orion, Artemis, Gateway, HLS, etc.).

  • Assure the quality of products.

  • Work to improve existing procedures and processes within our management system.

  • Collaborate with team members to improve quality controls, tests, and verifications

  • Conduct problem investigations, create finding reports and determine corrective and preventive action plans.

  • Evaluate technical documents such as drawings and specifications for adequate quality requirements and in-process controls.

  • Review Test Readiness Review packages for completeness and acceptability and identify hardware pre-test status.

  • Approve Task Performance Instructions / Task Performance Sheets and establish mandatory inspection points.

  • Provide inputs to milestone reviews and boards.

  • Assist Quality Assurance Specialists

  • Evaluate nonconformance / discrepancy reports and concur on Material Review Board decisions.

  • Evaluate engineering changes and waivers for quality assurance impacts.

  • Perform trend analysis of nonconformances to determine preventive actions and prepare reports.

  • Evaluate inspection and test methods, tools, instruments, and processes for effectiveness.

  • Provide Electrical, Electronic and Electromagnetic (EEE) parts support to various projects and procurement activities.

  • Evaluate proposed EEE Parts lists with respect to the project's specific hardware criticality and environments.

  • Report on the manufacturers, materials, construction, usage (environment & electrical de-rating), and overall reliability of the selected parts to the EEE parts control board (PCB)

  • Recommend replacement EEE parts.

  • Assist in EEE parts failure investigations.

  • Review Military and industry EEE parts specifications, standards and studies for application to NASA programs.

  • Assist in the development of EEE part qualification plans, project specific screening requirements, and Non-Standard Part Approval Requests (NSPAR).

  • Abide by and enforces adherence to published safety procedures.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

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 Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, task and projects, as well as manage time efficiently.

  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for best solutions.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.

  • Familiarity with AS9100 Rev D standard.

  • A strong aerospace background with direct experience performing product (hardware) related quality engineering activities.

  • Understanding of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in space flight applications.

  • Knowledge of component failure modes, component reliability and NASA component specifications and standards.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Understanding of passive components, microcircuit, hybrid, semiconductor and discrete device fabrication.

  • Prior experience with accelerated reliability testing, reliability theory and component failure analysis.

  • Knowledge of the EEE parts used in high reliability military/DoD or space hardware and the associated US military test specifications and standards.

  • Experience with the development of EEE parts management plans, destructive physical analysis (DPA), and parts failure analysis.

  • Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (JPR 8500.4).

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)

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

(Please view in Chrome or Microsoft Edge)

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, 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.).


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)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.