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Jacobs Mechanical Design Engineer for Gravity Offload System to Support NASA Exploration in Houston, Texas

Mechanical Design Engineer for Gravity Offload System to Support NASA Exploration

Description

Are you passionate about human spaceexploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with adynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we needyou!

We need your commitment, teamwork,and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over theglobe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds tohelp us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality oflife of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and weneed you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deepspace exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutionsprovider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significantrole to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of everyhuman spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orionspacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, theorbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back andforth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep spaceexploration. From critical systems onthe ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanceddevelopment for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of thefoundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC,the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samplesreturned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbitaldebris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of theorigins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of ourteam!

We are currently in need of a Mechanical Design Engineer for Gravity Offload System to Support NASA Exploration to join our team with MRI , a JETS teammate company. Do you have the followingskills?

As a Mechanical Design Engineer for Gravity Offload System to Support NASA Exploration youwill:

  • Design and build the next generation Active Response Gravity Offload System (ARGOS) to simulate gravity environments on other planets as well as the micro gravity environment of space.

  • Work in a team environment to analyze requirements from the customer and develop design solutions.

  • Design, develop, test, handle implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.

  • Perform engineering design evaluations.

  • Produce engineering drawings conforming to JPR 8500 and other applicable standards.

  • Perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis including thermal effects.

  • Perform functional analyses, when applicable.

  • Produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14.5 as well as support design with standard hand calculations for fit, function and structural strength.

  • Prepare and present designs at various design reviews using MS Word and PowerPoint.

  • Produce other required design documentation.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

RequiredEducation/Experience/Skills:

Thisposition has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate'sexperience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to considercandidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited engineering school.

  • Experience in all phases of the engineering design process (including concept brainstorming, requirements definition, prototyping, detailed design, analysis, manufacturing, assembly, and validation).

  • Must have the ability to produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14.5, perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis including thermal effects and to support design with finite element analysis (FEA) standard hand calculations for fit, function, and structural strength.

  • Must have experience using solid modeling CAD software, specifically PTC Creo or Pro Engineer.

  • Familiarity with basic design for manufacturing principles.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Experience designing roboticmechanisms.

  • Experience integrating sensors intomechanical systems.

  • Experience designing and analyzinglarge steel structures.

  • Familiarization with JSC EngineeringDrawing System Manual (JPR 8500).

  • Familiarization with JSC FabricationTolerances and Practices (SKZ36103755).

  • Experience designing hardware andcreating drawings for NASA/JSC.

Why Workon Our Team?

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

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In addition to exciting careeropportunities we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

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

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

Formore information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson SpaceCenter, please visit 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.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

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

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). Mayrequire 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 peakperiods and surge requirements when required.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professionalbehavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose asafety 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, 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.

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: AER0004SF

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