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Jacobs Engineering Technologist in Houston, Texas

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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. As NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Technologist to join the team with Teammate Company, GeoControl Systems, Inc.

The Engineering Technologist will focus on:

  • Understanding theory and operation of the OCSS hardware.

  • Understanding cleaning requirements.

  • Understanding Maintenance, handling, and safety.

  • Setting up support equipment prior to Test.

  • Assisting the existing OCSS Suit Engineering Technologists during Fitcheck and testing and progressing thru necessary training to become proficient at Fitchecks/Crew Training events and eventually Orion Vehicle Ingress/Egress Operations.

  • Participating in all pre/post event briefings.

  • Supporting the Crew Survival Equipment lab schedule.

  • Participating and supporting in Suit Test Subject and Crew training exercises.

  • Understanding Ground Support Hardware theory and operation Providing required Work Authorizing Documentation.

  • Following project documentation and supporting drawing construction including working with OCSS team to ensure project requirements are achieved.

  • Support Testing of OCSS hardware including Orion Crew Survival Suit, Emergency Breathing Oxygen Systems, Pressure Systems, Survival Equipment, etc.

  • Support buildup of Ground Service Equipment Buildup and periodic re-calibration.

  • Assist project management and Project Engineers with OCSS Qualification testing, Pre-Delivery/Installation Acceptance Testing.

  • Work in a team environment and report to project management to provide status on progress and issues related to support of the OCSS NASA customer.

  • Perform other duties as required.​

Here’s what you’ll need :

Requisition Qualifications:

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.

  • Typically requires a HS diploma and 10 years of experience or BS in Engineering Technology or related field and 5 years of experience.

  • Experience with reviewing and following requirements documents including functional requirements and verification success criteria.

  • Experience with the assembly, verification, testing, and operation of Space system hardware. Prior experience in pressure, oxygen systems, suit systems would be considered a plus.

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field including interpreting engineering drawings and sketches, JSC Electronic Document System and software and tools.

  • Ability to support long (all day) training events with long periods of time on feet and moderate lifting of hardware.

  • Ability to physically meet the JSC Job Related Medical Physical Pressure Suit Technician/Hazardous Duty Launch and Landing Requirements.

  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.

  • Experience with NASA flight processes including Class I/II/III hardware.

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.​

Requisition Preferences:

  • Typically requires a HS diploma and 15 years of experience or BS in Engineering Technology or related field and 10 years of experience.

  • Previous experience in assembly and test of spaceflight hardware and Spacesuit systems.

  • Familiarity with machine shop techniques and processing hardware through the manufacturing process.

  • Ability to perform hands on test and documentation including Work Authorizing Documents/Test Preparation sheets.

  • Ability to work independently.​

Why Join 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)

Aerospace Solutions Overview

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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), when applicable

  • 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 may be 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.

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