Jacobs Section Manager in Houston, Texas
Critical Mission Solutions
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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 Section Manager to join our team. Do you have the following skills?
The Section Manager will:
Supervise and assigns tasks to a team of technicians with the following classifications: electro-mech tech, cleaning mech/tech mu, and shipping & receiving techs at multiple grades
Acquire and maintain an appropriately sized and skilled workforce, and assign personnel to projects
Develop and update procedures and work instructions for work performed by the section
Perform management duties, including but not limited to, conducting performance evaluations, developing plans for career success, and implementing measures for disciplining employees
Develop and oversee the preparation of appropriate training materials and procedures to train technical personnel
Develop, implement, review, and update operational policies and procedures
Establish and maintain effective relationships with NASA customers, stakeholders, and other external entities
Coordinate work with, and provide services to a wide range of scientists, engineers, and managers in a highly dynamic and occasionally time-critical environment
Coordinate with Infrastructure group via meetings to support new facility modification requests and other work on systems that require coordination.
Track and manage work via a Task input and tracking Tool providing weekly and monthly updates at meetings
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 from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years related experience, or a MS degree and seven (7) years of related experience or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of related experience.
Must be familiar with managing union employees and understanding the Collective Bargaining Agreement policies
Must have excellent organizational skills with the ability to assign and track multiple job tasks simultaneously
Must have previous experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
Must have outstanding customer service skills
Working knowledge of MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Teams are required
Ideal candidates have a degree in mechanical or industrial engineering with prior experience managing engineers or engineering technicians
Preference will go to candidates with previous cleanroom experience including knowledge of cleaning methods, cleanroom contamination, and cleanroom systems
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.
Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.
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.).
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
P rofessional 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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