Jacobs Mechanical Engr Prof Intrmd 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.
Mechanical Engineer will support design, build, and testing of structural, hydraulic, propellant, pneumatic, fluid and rocket
engine systems within the Propulsion Department. Prepares work authorization documents, provides direction and oversight for
mechanical technicians in a union environment. May be assigned project management responsibilities. Will prepare and present
informal and formal presentations to the customer and management. Performs related duties as required.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program and one (1) to two (2) years related engineering
experience, or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program.
Degrees in Engineering Technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position. Previous experience with ASME pressure
systems code as well as acting as a Test Conductor highly desired.
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment for trouble shooting. May be required to wear breathing protection (respirator), 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. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30 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
Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex. Position requires 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. 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. Knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook is necessary. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required. Operation of a government motor vehicle may be 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).
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
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 be a U.S Citizen. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must be able to pass a physical examination as determined by the NASA White Sands Test Facility and the Company for the job classification. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing. Must maintain site access to NASA facilities and computer systems.
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