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Jacobs Mechanical Engineer in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

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Your Impact:

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 the Auxiliary Power Unit and Hydraulics Engineering group.

·Candidate will support preparations for assembly, test, processing, and launch of NASA's Space Launch System.

·Initial assignments will focus on Developing Work Authorization Documents to process, test and launch the SLS Core Stage and Boosters with the Orion Spacecraft. Support of the ground application software used during ground processing, vehicle launch operations. Support testing and maintenance of Ground Support Equipment.

·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 and 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.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

*May be filled at a higher level based on years of relevant experience*

BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical or Aerospace Science from an accredited school. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience.

  • Excellent writing, communication, presentation and customer interface skills required.

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment.

  • Must be able to coordinate work between multiple project disciplines.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy.

  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work independently or with minimal supervision.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.

  • May be required to provide guidance to less experienced engineers.

To qualify as a Level I, candidate must meet the requirements above.

To qualify as a Level II, candidate must meet the requirements above and have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.

To qualify as a Level III, candidate must meet the requirements above and have a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience.

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 Company

  • safety standards.

Equipment and Machines

  • Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.

  • Variety of equipment used in testing.

Attendance

  • 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, 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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