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Jacobs Engineer III - Project Manager in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Engineer III - Project Manager


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.

Serve as a Project Manager in the Ground Systems Project Management group.

  • Provide Project Management oversight and assist in all aspects of a project.

  • Provide oversight and assist with the management of project scope, risks, budgets and schedule changes.

  • Provide oversight when assigned the responsibilities of establishing new project teams in support of TOSC identified requirements focusing on ensuring project management standardization and resourcing across the TOSC Project Portfolio.

  • Demonstrate understanding of project scheduling development and resource loading to capture all work performed in executing the project lifecycle.

  • Provide Project Management oversight and assist with the preparation of project artifacts to include, but not limited to, project planning artifacts, project status reports, project briefs, etc.

  • Host/facilitate project team meetings

  • Coordinate project assessments

  • Exercise extensive participation in management planning; continuously demonstrates effort to improve overall operations; restructures immediate and long range goals, objectives and plans

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree, plus 10 years of relevant experience.

  • May be required to manage supervise less experienced engineers.

  • Requires expertise in field of work.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • 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.

Work Environment

  • 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 Companysafety standards.

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.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Florida-Kennedy Space Center-20339-KSC

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: AER00047T