Jacobs Project Manager - Lunar Dust Mitigation Testing Project in Houston, Texas
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We are looking for a Project Manager - Lunar Dust Mitigation Testing Project to join our team with Oceaneering Space Systems , a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?
The Project Manager - Lunar Dust Mitigation Testing Project will:
Perform project management for a NASA government-based project (hardware development, integration, testing, and analysis) to perform lunar dust mitigation tests and analysis.
Provide budgeting, forecasting and cost estimating support.
Monitor cost performance against established plans.
Develop and maintain company and customer (primarily government) financial reports.
Monitor scheduled deliverables against established plans.
Oversee and develop procedures, work instructions and process flows.
Review and analyze financial data to ensure accuracy of reporting.
Perform risk analysis and tracking for the project.
Interface frequently with inter-organizational disciplines, NASA System Managers, and operational customers.
Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware or test support hardware.
Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
Perform other duties as required.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
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 a 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.
Experience with NASA/JSC flight hardware process, testing, and certification.
Prior experience with Financial Reporting, including budgeting, forecasting and cost estimating.
Prior experience managing and leading a team.
Experience with requirements development, design trades, risk analysis, and system analysis of space hardware.
Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels.
Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
Familiarity with Johnson Space Center (JSC) hardware qualification testing requirements.
Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.
Familiarity with Lunar Dust mitigation.
Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting on mechanical systems.
Why Work on Our Team?
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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)
Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, 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.
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
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 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.
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