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Jacobs Project Manager/Facilities Engineer in Houston, Texas

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

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Your Impact:

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 have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager/Facilities Engineer to join the team with JETS II Teammate company, Aerodyne Industries, Inc.

The selected candidate:

  • Serve as the primary interface between onsite contractors, subcontracted vendors, and NASA providing facility requirements.

  • Perform project management of facility projects to include work procedures for task execution, tracking and management of schedule, risk, budget, and status reporting to contractor and NASA management.

  • Be responsible for overall project delivery, and management of the project development from conception through completion.

  • Plan, establish, maintain, and regularly update a project schedule on assigned projects.

  • Manage and provide construction oversight and resolve complex construction project related issues.

  • Provide oversight of facility maintenance, upgrades, test buildups, lab buildups, and operational support for all electrical and mechanical systems in lab and cleanroom facilities.

  • Provide technical requirements for facility modifications working with lab managers and then develop statements of work for contract services.

  • Attend meetings with project stakeholders to provide updates and discuss present issues and status.

  • Participate in project kick-off and close-out process, administer all required paperwork for assigned projects.

  • Develop and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings.

  • Utilize engineering background to develop requirements for new facility infrastructure for new labs and new equipment.

  • Coordinate with design firms on requirements and drawing reviews providing comments and act as a liaison for lab managers to provide feedback.

  • Be creative and innovative in the pursuit of solutions.

  • Perform other duties as required.​

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Requisition Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years' relevant engineering experience outside of degree coursework.

  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team including scientists and engineers to develop facility requirements, troubleshoot laboratory facility problems and determine appropriate corrective actions.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and modern project management tools.

  • Good oral and written communication skills and excellent teamwork is required.

  • Must be able to present to all levels of management to both internal and external customers.

  • Knowledge and experience with design and construction of facility projects and cleanrooms.​

Requisition Preferences:

  • BS degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering school, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school.

  • Previous experience and knowledge working within the NASA/JSC systems and with onsite contractor (PAE) and external vendors / contractors is highly preferred.

  • Electrical engineering background to review drawings for infrastructure projects to support buildings and labs including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and pressure systems.

  • Experience writing project statement of work and task specification documents​.

Why Join 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)

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

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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 maybe 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 task.

Physical Requirements

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.

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.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .