Jacobs Orion Post Landing CO2 Scrubber Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Orion Post Landing CO2 Scrubber Project 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. We’re looking for an Orion Post Landing CO2 Scrubber Project Manager.

The selected candidate for this role will:

  • Perform project management for the development, manufacturing, testing, and certification of Orion post-landing carbon dioxide scrubber.

  • Provide direction to matrix organizations in the requirements development, design, manufacturing, testing, and certification of flight hardware.

  • Perform project management functions in coordinating and supporting flight hardware products and systems development phases, such as design, procurement, fabrication, test, data analysis, implementation, certification, and flight/mission delivery.

  • Perform cost estimating and management functions.

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

  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware, development or qualification test articles, or test support hardware.

  • Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from 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 job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.

  • Perform other duties as required.


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 ten (10) to fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degree and four (4) to nine (9) years of experience.

  • Experience with ISS flight hardware and Class 1 processes.

  • Able to review hardware manufacturing, assembly, and testing documents to process Class 1 hardware.

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

  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, environmental testing, and office software.

  • Ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical and electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.

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


  • Familiar with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.

  • Background in flight hardware development, testing, and certification.

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

  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.

Why Work for JETS?

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Benefits Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

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  • 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, 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.

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: AS0003DR