Jacobs Facility Manager in Houston, Texas

Facility Manager


NASA’s Mission Operations for the International Space Station is located at Johnson Space Center. On Jacobs’ JETS contract, we provide engineering services to JSC. Come join us and be a vital part of operating the largest space station ever built.

Our long-term client relationship with NASA has led to a need for a Facility Manager with Barrios Technologies, a JETS teammate company.

The Facility Manager will:

  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities for long duration space flight through the JETS Contract.

  • Act as the interface between the supporting Engineering Directorate Division and Center Ops for all utility outages.

  • Monitor building construction, repair, modification and maintenance, and keep the appropriate personnel apprised of any issues associated with such activities.

  • Prepare work requests and related documentation for facility changes and track to completion.

  • Provide resolution to safety discrepancies as reported in the JSC Hazard Abatement Tracking System.

  • Provide resolution for Close Calls and Mishap Reports.

  • Document rooms/areas in the BITS database as they are inspected.

  • Participate in User Readiness Reviews (URRs) and Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs) occurring in the facility assigned.

  • Coordinate preparations for Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) audit and attend OSHA VPP inspections.

  • Coordinate review for all documentation concerning Hurricane & Severe Weather Plans and Emergency Action Plans.

  • Coordinate and resolve environmental issues.

  • Coordinate Lock-out tag-outs (LOTO), Do not use, Hot Work, and Confined Space Entry.

  • Serve as principle fire warden; maintain fire warden assistance list, and coordinate with the assistants and Fire Protection Service (FPS) during actual alarms and drills.

  • Update the Evacuation Floor Plans at a minimum every three years.

  • Ensure quarterly and annual inventories of hazardous materials are kept on schedule.

  • Maintain flammable cabinets to ensure compliance for occupant safety.

  • Maintain records of fire alarms, fire drills, occupants attending alarms and drills, outages, and reports (environmental, occupational health, VPP, fire, etc.)

  • Perform other duties as required.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years related experience, or MS degree and two (2) years of related experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university.-OR-Associated technical degree or two (2) years of college with courses in engineering or associated disciplines, and twelve (12) years of related experience (or a BS degree with ten (10) years of related experience will also be acceptable). Position requires specialized and extensive knowledge of engineering principles gained through long and varied work experience in field of specialty

  • Familiar with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


  • Facility operations experience at the Johnson Space Center.

  • Experience with TRR, URR and Hazard Analysis (HA) process is preferred.

Why Work for JETS?

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Benefits Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now! ( http://www.wehavespaceforyou.com/ ).

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

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

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law. To view the DOL's Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click here .

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 10 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 when required.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a 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.

To the best of my knowledge, I meet the requirements to successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston

Req ID: AER0000AV