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Jacobs Shipping & Receiving Technician I in Houston, Texas

Shipping & Receiving Technician I


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 Shipping & Receiving Technician I to join our team. Do youhave the following skills?

This is a JETS CBA position with Jacobs.

This is a temporary position not to exceed 12 months.

As a Shipping & Receiving Technician I you will:

  • Inspect all incoming material for condition, identification, quantity, and compliance with purchase orders. Notify supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Record or log items that are received or shipped in the proper database and/or hardcopy process.

  • Identify incoming flight oriented material and notify Quality Assurance.

  • Package items to prevent damage when shipping or transporting.

  • Affix identifying tag(s) to equipment as directed and in compliance with property and receiving procedures/requirements.

  • Maintain the work area in a neat, orderly, and safe manner.

  • Work will be under direct supervision with the exception of simple tasking.

  • Transport materials, documents, and mail as requested or directed.

  • Maintain storage areas located in shipping and receiving area.

  • Store received items in flammable storage cabinets or refrigerators, as required.

  • Operate material handling equipment.

  • May need to lead or escort subcontractors when needed.

  • Perform related duties as required.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Requires High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Familiarity with shipping and receiving processes.

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass defensive driving course.


  • Handling of NASA flight hardware.

  • Previous shipping and receiving experience or other related logistics service.

  • Knowledge of quality inspection processes.

  • Forklift operation.

Why Work for Jacobs?

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

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)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visitwww.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Requires occasional:

  • Climbing and maintaining balance on ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above or below ground level.

  • Bending, kneeling crouching, squatting and/or crawling from one to 30 minutes at a time.

  • Hearing with or without correction.

Requires frequent:

  • Standing.

  • Coordinating eyes, hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment.

Requires constant:

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds from ground level (frequent), at waist level (frequent) and overhead (occasional).

  • Carrying up to 50 pounds for 3 yards.

  • Reaching for, handling and manipulating objects and materials in all directions.

  • Seeing with or without correction.

Requires the ability to:

  • Follow set procedures and standards.

  • Apply basic mathematical skills.

  • Plan and work selecting proper tools.

  • Compare and understand differences in the size, shape, and form or lines, figures, and objects.

  • Follow written and oral directions, plans and blueprints.

  • Ability to recognize and report safety hazards.

Work Environment:

Typically a warehouse environment with exposure to uneven ground levels and various noise levels caused by power tools, machinery, equipment, etc. May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather, excessive humidity, rain, etc.

Equipment and Machines:

Operate pallet jacks (powered and unpowered), hand trolleys, carts, scales, 4-wheel dollies, packing material tools/items, loading dock ramp(s), fleet vehicles (car, van, truck), fork lift.

Flammable cabinets and refrigerators. Eye wash station.

Computer workstations, peripheral equipment to maintain/adjust database logs and records, and print documents. Other office machines (printer, fax, 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:

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. Must be able to effectively interface with delivery drivers.

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: AER0002DO