Jacobs Electrical Engineering Professional Entry in Las Cruces, New Mexico
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This is a Test Evaluation and Support Team contract position (TEST2) contract position at the NASA – White Sands Test Facility. This position may be assigned to Jacobs Technology or a teammate company.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program. Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Candidate will provide instrumentation and controls related support to Laboratories test projects. Duties will include instrumentation and control system design, build up, checkout, validation, actively support test operations and perform post test data analysis. Other duties include support preventative maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and repair on systems and equipment. Candidate will prepare work authorization documents; provide direction and oversight for electrical technicians. Will prepare and present informal and formal presentations to the customer and management. Performs related duties as required. Experience with optics, lasers, explosives, and/or National Instruments Platforms highly desirable.
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
Position involves extended periods of sitting. Physical requirements are sitting, walking, standing, use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 10 pounds. Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Desk/office work and test area work. As necessary, must be able to travel to other work areas and be aware of safety requirements for those areas. Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Computer work required. Use of printer/copiers, calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Regular attendance and punctuality is required. Occasional overtime may be required in support of test project schedules or other priority assignments as determined by management or customer needs. Normal working hours are nine (9) hour per day with some flexibility based on pre-approval. A condensed work schedule, allowing alternate Fridays off, is typically in use for each two week pay cycle (9-80 schedule). Personnel in the branch are cross-trained to allow for normal planned vacation and sick leave.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Word and Excel is necessary. Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Dress must be appropriate for the position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or others in accordance with NASA and Company policies. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing. If applicable to the specific job assignment, must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be a U.S Citizen. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must maintain site access to NASA facilities and computer systems.
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