Jacobs Engineer I - Electrical (Avionics) in Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Engineer I - Electrical (Avionics)
Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.
Perform engineering tasks in support of Flight Avionics engineering group, which include the Command & Data Handling and Instrumentation Systems.
Candidate will support preparations for assembly, test, processing, and launch of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion Spacecraft.
Initial assignments will focus on development and ground application software used during ground processing and vehicle launch. Developing Work Authorization Documents to process, test, and launch the SLS Rocket and Orion Spacecraft.
Candidates will be required to develop and apply knowledge of technical principles, vehicle processing operations concepts, ground to vehicle interfaces, and vehicle/ground system design operation. Additional responsibilities in system training, vehicle processing, and launch certification will follow.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BS degree in Electrical, Physics, or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school.
Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
Computer experience with Microsoft Office products, Internet browsers, and outlook.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.
Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment for trouble shooting.
Will be required to wear hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment.
Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.
Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.
Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex.
Position may require daily individual to travel to different areas on site.
Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility.
Climbing ladders and platforms may be necessary.
All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company
Equipment and Machines
Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
Variety of equipment used in testing.
Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.
Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task.
Must be dependable and punctual.
Shift work may be required.
Other Essential Functions
Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Must comply with all “drug free workplace” requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.
Government security clearance may be required in the future.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
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-Florida-Kennedy Space Center
Req ID: AER0000S8