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Jacobs Instrumentation and Controls Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

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Exceptional companies treat you as you deserve to be treated, allow you to be your whole self at work and challenge you to do bigger and better things. At JSEG, these are not words on a piece of paper, but how we live our lives as we challenge what we know today with what you are reinventing for tomorrow.

Position Description:

As an Instrumentation and Controls Engineer you will perform l&C functions for both flight and non-flight hardware. This work is in support of test programs at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The I&C engineer will:

  • Support the testing of launch vehicle systems, sub-systems and elements.

  • Support the following:

  • Facility/test article controls

  • Instrumentation

  • Data systems

  • Preparation of Documentation to includes:

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Facility Operation Procedures (FOPs)

  • Facility Activation Plans (FAPs)

  • Data analyses.

Job Duties will include:

  • Coordination with NASA project level customers across organizations to ensure mission success.

  • Work with a diverse team of civil servants and contractors to design, develop, setup, and perform propulsion and structural testing on space flight qualification hardware, and other mission critical hardware.

  • Participate in safety meetings, task meetings, design reviews, and test readiness reviews as requested to support JSEG and customer requirements.

  • Develop and deliver reports and presentations as requested to support JSEG and customer requirements via Power Point and other various software packages.

  • Perform safety and certification training to support JSEG and customer requirements.

  • Familiarity with OSHA and ANSI standards.

  • Minimum travel required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Prefer a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution with a 5-10 years of applicable experience.

The ideal candidate will be an engineer with the following skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word are required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Experience with G.E., Modicon, and Allen-Bradley PLCs is a plus.

  • Experience with Wonderware Software for graphic interface screens and Allen-Bradley Factory Talk is a plus.

  • Experience in pneumatic valve controls (i.e. solenoid valves/limit switches) is a plus.

  • Experience in the use of low speed data systems, pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTDs, flowmeters and strain gages are required.

  • Experience with high speed data systems, accelerometers and high frequency pressure transducers are required.

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership, in which you can grow personally and professionally in an environment of strong leadership support, competitive compensations, work/home life balance, and an emphasis on safety. Join JSEG on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract and be part of a team that is making history.

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