Jacobs JSEG Structures & Environments Thermal Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

JSEG Structures & Environments Thermal Engineer


Be a part of the team accepting the exciting challenge to return mankind back to the Moon and beyond. The ESSCA contract provides engineering, scientific, and technical support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. Our Thermal Analysis and Control team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks for thermal and fluids design, analysis and test support of the Space Launch System (SLS).

Performing work under the guidance of a senior engineer and in an integrated, collaborative team, your responsibilities would include:

  • Thermal modeling, analysis, and documentation of the integrated launch vehicle addressing structural temperature predictions for element interfaces, compartment environment definition, multi-element interaction, etc.

  • Problem resolutions for test activities such as green run, wet dress rehearsal, etc.

  • Structures and Environments (STE) Thermal Sub-Discipline support for multiple configurations of SLS Cross-Program thermal interface and shared volume thermal engineering.

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!

To learn more about:

JSEG, visit http://YesWeAreRocketScientists.com

The Huntsville area, visit http://www.Huntsville.org/


A degree inAerospace or MechanicalEngineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required. Typically, educational requirement is a BS.

Required skills and experience:

  • Classical knowledge of heat transfer and fluid flow phenomena.

  • Technical writing and presentation capabilities.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Experience with AutoCAD/Thermal Desktop is highly desired.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office and laboratory environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (40%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must beappropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.


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-Alabama-Huntsville

Req ID: AS0003LR