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Jacobs Life Support Systems Pressurized Systems Project Engineer 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. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We are looking for a Life Support Systems Pressurized Systems Project Engineer to join our team with Barrios Technology, Inc. , a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

The selected candidate will:

  • Support design and development of a pressurized system test stand for the Static Vapor Feed Electrolysis (SVFE) water electrolysis cell stack test article.

  • Perform engineering, design calculations, and testing functions in manufacturing, procuring, assembling, and testing of the test stand components.

  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed.

  • Coordinate with matrix organizations and vendors for day-to-day project activities, issue resolution, assembly, cleaning, calibration, general maintenance, and testing support.

  • Coordinate with other NASA centers to perform gas compatibility assessments.

  • Perform failure troubleshooting and resolution as needed.

  • Support preparation of the system requirements review (SRR) package, hazard assessments, drafting/reviewing mechanical plumbing and instrumentation diagrams, supporting the preparation of materials usage log

  • Work in a team environment, and report to a more senior engineer, project lead, or project manager for technical support, task assignment, processes (training & implementation).

  • Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from the accomplishment of engineering tasks.

  • 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.

  • 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 engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or an MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines and provide technical status updates to NASA.

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

  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical systems and work with others in problem-solving as part of a team.

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules and to work unsupervised for long periods of time.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Mechanical, Chemical or Aerospace Engineering degree.

  • Experience working with pressurized systems and automated controls.

  • Experience with pressurized oxygen and/or hydrogen systems.

  • Experience with testing hardware and test rigs.

  • Experience with AutoCAD.

  • Experience with NASA/JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.

  • The ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.

  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle and its associated processes.

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 the task.

Physical Requirements

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

Equipment and Machines

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

Attendance

Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust the 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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