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Jacobs Test System Safety Engineer in Houston, Texas

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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.

Our long-term client relationship with NASA has a need for a Test System Safety Engineer to support ongoing and future project testing needs within the Engineering Crew and Thermal Systems Division. The selected candidate will join our team with GeoControl Systems, Inc., a JETS teammate company. This position is an integral member of the overall test team, providing guidance and analysis for various short and long-duration test environments. Working directly with the test teams, the position develops the required analysis, including a test hazard analysis and failure modes and effects analysis, based on the test articles and test environment criteria, and presents as a team member for test readiness reviews. This position also develops facility hazard analysis for the test equipment and pressure systems risk analysis and assists with other Engineering Directorates when requested.

The Test System Safety Engineer will:

  • Perform trade-off studies, analysis, and systems interfacing, as well as performance and coordination of analyses, testing, and verification efforts

  • Analyze engineering concepts from requirements, mission needs, and/or system improvement needs

  • Actively contribute to the Jacobs safety culture of Beyond Zero and foster a strong environment of teamwork across all sections of the Facility and Test Department, as well as Jacobs and NASA customers

  • Review facility systems and associated support equipment, functional specifications, and operations, and establish risk levels and safety requirements for assigned tests and facilities

  • Independently analyze and recommend safety criteria surrounding test hardware, system design, equipment, and procedures to control or eliminate hazards

  • Concurrently perform system safety engineering for multiple programs and projects, participate in project reviews, and ensure system safety tasks and responsibilities are identified and on schedule

  • Create hazard analyses of facility hardware used in support of flight hardware testing using analytical techniques to include Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

  • Develop hazard controls and verifications based on hazards identified

  • Research, develop, and present completed analyses to facility managers and Test Readiness Review Board

  • Perform other duties as required

Here’s What You’ll Need:

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 from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or an MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and nine (9) years direct engineering experience

  • Experience in performing hazard analyses and safety compliance in accordance with JPR 1700.1, “JSC Safety and Health Handbook”

  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented approach

  • Strong problem-solving capability and mentoring skills

Preferences:

  • Electrical Engineering degree and extensive documented experience in a NASA or other space-related environment

  • Working knowledge of NASA and industry safety codes, standards, and processes and their application in a facility test system environment is highly desired

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)

  • 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.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

Physical Requirements

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.).

Attendance

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

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) .

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