Facilities Construction and Maintenance Tech C - (AER00038A)
This is a NASA Test Evaluation and Support Team Contract (TEST2) position.
- Primary duties include construction and maintenance technician support for a wide variety of work supporting the NASA White Sands Test Facility or other associated government agencies. May also support and assist higher level technicians in plumbing, HVAC, electrical, or heavy equipment operations.
- Applies working technical knowledge to solve routine problems using manufacturer’s technical product manuals or similar documents on projects or components.
- Uses the internet to locate information related to projects or components.
- Operate various motorized equipment commonly used in the Buildings and Grounds and Construction sections including skid loaders, forklifts, man lifts, dump and water trucks.
- Performs grounds care and maintenance including basic irrigation and weed control.
- Safely operates hand and power tools.
- Performs concrete work including framing, preparation, pouring, and finishing.
- Provides timely and accurate work reports to management.
- Uses MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
- Orders parts and materials as required.
- Follows verbal or written instructions.
- Works well as an individual or as a member of a team.
- Committed to safety in the workplace including proper use of PPE and compliance with all safety polices and instructions.
- Produce quality work in a timely manner and maintain work area in a neat, orderly, and safe manner.
- Performs other duties as required or assigned by management.
- Resume or supporting documents must reflect a minimum of six (6) years of experience in a combination of the following major crafts: plumbing, painting, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, heavy equipment operation, or sheet metal fabrication.
- A proficiency exam will be administered as part of this employment requisition in order to verify candidate’s qualifications.
- Must meet requirements for certification as specified by management in White Sands Training Database (WSTD).
- If directed by management (and provided a training opportunity), must earn the required certifications for Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER), asbestos remediation, NMED water system operator, or NMED waste water system operator.
- Must demonstrate proficiency in the use of common hand and power tools used in the maintenance and construction crafts.
- Must pass a physical examination as determined by the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) and Jacobs Engineering for the job classification.
- Must have the physical ability to climb ladders and work on elevated platforms.
- Must have the physical ability to regularly lift 40 lbs. (occasionally lift 50 lbs.).
- Must have the ability to work in confined spaces and be capable of working with a respirator as required.
- Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Operation of government owned vehicles and mobile equipment is required.
- Must demonstrate the ability to perform and document pre-task planning including recognition of hazards, mitigation, use of PPE, and safe working practices.
- Must demonstrate the ability to effectively use basic MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
- Must demonstrate the willingness to work overtime as required for CM&O projects or emergency response.
- Must demonstrate the ability to provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.
- Must demonstrate the ability to perform basic troubleshooting, research parts and material, and generate basic materials lists.
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSIT
Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 40 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
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. Uneven surfaces exist in office and shop areas and must be traversed. 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 standard office equipment, electrical equipment, and common hand tools is required.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Regular attendance and punctuality is required. 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 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.
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.
: United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces