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Jacobs Support Specialist II - Scheduler (Readiness) in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Support Specialist II - Scheduler (Readiness)


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.

  • Interface with flow management, projectmanagers, engineering, shop, area integrators and other planners andschedulers, on staging materials for the work on the daily schedules andrespond to changes and issues.

  • Will participate in daily telecoms andscheduling meetings and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects andpriorities which pertain to operations support.

  • Will support the Technician shops withmaterials, tools and parts to be staged for work efficiency. Work will be inseveral types of environments, from clean room environments to working onplatforms at extreme heights.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. This is asecond shift position.


Atleast four years of related experience in scheduling or related field.

  • Excellent communication, presentation andcustomer interface skills required to secure and schedule inter-organizationalsupport.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple workassignments.

  • Computer experience with Microsoft Officeproducts, Internet browsers, and Outlook; must be able to quickly master newcomputerized tools for schedule development. Solumina and Maximo experience ispreferred.

  • Should be technically-inclined and must be ableto understand the execution of the work in order to maximize the efficiency ofthe crews and their activities.

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

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Will be required to climb stairs.

  • 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.


  • Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.

  • Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task.

  • Must be dependable and punctual.

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: ADV0000GE