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Jacobs Fluid Component Technician C in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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This is a Test Evaluation and Support Team contract position (TEST2) at the NASA – White Sands Test Facility.

Must be able to apply a working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine component and system repair tasks following detailed instructions. Must be able to disassemble, repair, reassemble mechanical items; perform leak checks and perform hydrostatic proof testing of components, hard lines and welded assemblies to facilitate cleaning and repair. Must be able to operate laboratory, field and test equipment as needed for repair of components and test systems. Must be able to become qualified if required on the handling, disassembly, reassembly and test of flight rated components and systems. Must be able to make simple data entries in a computer scheduling system and print files. Must be able to identify replacement parts for components through manufacturer’s schematics, service manuals and other technical manuals. Must be able to apply knowledge of safety regulations and procedures as pertains to high-pressure gases and hazardous materials. As an employee of the White Sands Test Facility, must be willing and able to take an active role in safety, and where appropriate, in the development of safe plans of action for work being performed. Performs work and maintains work area in a neat, orderly, and safe manner. Performs related duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Must have two (2) years’ experience or equivalent related civilian or military trade school training. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (state). Must be able to pass a physical examination as determined by the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) and Jacobs Engineering. Within one (1) year, must be able to meet the requirements for certification/qualification, if applicable, as specified in the System for Administration, Training, and Educational Resources for NASA (SATERN).



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.


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.


Computer work required. Use of printer/copiers, calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.


Regular attendance when scheduled 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.


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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