Jacobs Technician III - Engineering Technician Aerospace in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Technician III - Engineering Technician Aerospace

Description

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.

  • Work will pertain to electrical and mechanical components or equipment with a practical knowledge of maintenance and engineering.

  • Perform non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity to eliminate unusual technical system problems.

  • Technician classification shall be electrical / mechanical.

Qualifications

A&P or Aerospace Education (Two (2) years of college with mechanical, mathematics, or other related engineering courses) or Military / Aviation background, plus four (4) years of directly related technical experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education/experience for a total of six (6) years.

  • Preferred skill and experience with Electrical maintenance and familiar with fiber optics, cable fabrication, and routing, electrical systems maintenance/testing, connector build-up and installation.

  • Must be able to provide technical support to engineers performing operations, research, design, development, testing, and manufacturing for process improvement.

  • Demonstrates intermediate level of proficiency to perform complex tasks without supervision.

  • Direct crew interface is preferred.

  • 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.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Duties may include the handling of hazardous waste and transportation of hazardous waste (if qualified).

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to distinguish between colors (ex: blue and green wires)

  • Ability to comply with safety policies and compliance

  • Ability to use limbs with 90% range

  • Must use safety protective equipment where required

  • Must be able to climb ladders, towers and stairs

  • Will require physical exertion in climbing, lifting, squatting, crawling, carrying, or critical work in cramped quarters.

Work Environment

  • All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.

  • Work will mainly performed in an inside environment, but fieldwork can be a combination of inside and outside depending on the project.

  • Working at heights is required and in confined spaces may be required.

  • Work among equipment and stations in support of launches.

Equipment and Machines

  • Operate and maintain handling equipment such as forklifts (up to 20K) and other area specific Material Handling Equipment.

  • Operate computer terminals, personal computers, and related computer peripheral equipment to maintain/adjust database logs and records, print documents and record work performance.

  • Personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, laser printer, fax machine and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Attendance

  • Work assignments are normally 8 hours shifts, 5 consecutive days per week

  • Must be dependable and punctual.

  • Occasional overtime, sometimes with short notice, is required to meet demanding schedule

Other Essential Functions

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Ability to obtain certifications required for operating Material Handling Equipment.

  • Requires the ability to interact effectively with co-workers and managers.

  • Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.

  • Government security clearance may be required in the future.

  • Must pass a federal background investigation.

  • 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.

  • Must pass all applicable physicals required for this position

  • Must possess a valid Florida Class D motor vehicle license.

These essential functions may be amended prior to an offer of employment.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Kennedy Space Center

Req ID: AS0003SD