Facilities Maintenance Mechanic - (AER00037K)

  • Jacobs
  • Hampton, Virginia, United States
  • Oct 18, 2019
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description

Facilities Maintenance Mechanic - (AER00037K)

Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work – operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME).

  • Operation and maintenance of Boilers, heating furnaces, Steam/Condensate distribution systems, pressure regulator valves and associated equipment
  • Perform water chemistry sampling/testing as necessary
  • Will provide best practices training/direction to personnel regarding maintenance and repairs of related equipment, as necessary
  • Starts and stops equipment and builds up specified pressure in equipment/systems, adjusts or sets controls to maintain continuous supply of utilities to facilities
  • Observes operational temperature and pressure gauges and adjusts controls accordingly
  • Lubricates, maintains, and cleans equipment
  • Requires applicant to become a Safety Operator, qualified Steam Plant operator, fuel delivery truck operator and Nitrogen delivery truck operator
  • Performs repairs, troubleshoots and makes adjustments to machinery and equipment as required
  • Responds to after-hour emergencies within contract allotted time frame
  • Must show an ability to provide leadership and training during repair efforts that drive reliability by demonstrating good mechanical practices and judgment
  • Assists the plant personnel in the development, and performance of equipment PM’s, reliability metrics, work plans, and other RCM tasks.

U. S. citizenship required. Four to Five years of experience in operation, service and repair of high pressure steam production/distribution and associated equipment.  The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic must be able to interpret drawings, trend graphs, services manuals, and the reading of all required precision instruments, and must be knowledgeable of component OEM repair methods and STDs. Interfaces with internal and external customers to satisfy utility demands. Training in designated field, craft or trade documented by certificate/diploma. NAC clearance required. Must be able to effectively communicate with others.

The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic must successfully pass and obtain one of the following within the first year of employment: 

  • American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Class III license
  • National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Class V license
Essential Functions:

Work Environment:
Test environment-May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities (90%)
Travel between various facilities and during test operations required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operations (10%)

Physical Requirements:
Visual and physical (hands on) contact of test related systems, hardware and articles. 

Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb various heights, crawl in confined spaces, and lift up to 35 lbs (100%). Ability to distinguish basic colors (10%). Corrected vision and hearing at all times (100%).

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc..) with knowledge of the Internet, and Outlook email. Safety and personal protective equipment (50%)

Regular attendance mandatory (100%).
Occasional overtime/work outside normal schedule may be required (<20%).

Other Essential Functions:
U. S. citizenship is required. Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. Maintenance employees will exercise diligence when developing a Safe Plan of Action (SPA) for each task performed. Your SPA is a Company provided tool to be used for the prevention of incidents, accidents and injuries; as such, it is the most important tool that you are required to use.

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. 

Primary Location

: United States-Virginia-Hampton