Cleaning Mech Tech I - (AER00044W)

  • Jacobs
  • Houston, Texas, United States
  • Feb 14, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration. From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of our team!

We are currently in need of a Cleaning Mech Tech I to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

This is a JETS CBA position with Jacobs.


As a Cleaning Mech Tech I, you will:   

  • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble components and assemblies for the purpose of cleaning contamination to a specified cleaning standard, requirement, or per instruction.
  • Work will be performed under direct supervision of another technician or involve simple tasks.
  • Maintain and operate under clean room standards.
  • Log data for work performed.
  • Bag and tag items to maintain cleanliness and tracking of flight and non-flight purposes.
  • Perform related duties as required.






Required Education/Experience/Skills: 

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to hold necessary security clearances.
  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • Prior clean room experience which includes the following cleaning methods: abrasive, chemical (solvent based), ultrasonic.
  • Clean room protocols and familiarization with maintenance procedures (sticky pads, filter change out, etc.).
  • Handling of NASA flight hardware.

Why Work for Jacobs?

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please click on the links below:

See What We Do

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In addition to exciting career opportunities we also offer: 

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental, & vision)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Much, much more!

Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Come join our team and be part of our future - we look forward to seeing you!

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to see color differentiation when using ultraviolet light.

Requires occasional:

  • Climbing and maintaining balance on ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above or below ground level.
  • Hearing with or without correction.
  • Bending, kneeling crouching, squatting and/or crawling from one to 30 minutes at a time.
  • Reaching for, handling and manipulating objects and materials in all directions. 

Requires Frequent:

  • Lifting up to 20 pounds from ground level and waist level. 

Requires Constant:

  • Coordinating eyes, hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment.
  • Carrying up to 20 pounds for 20 yards.
  • Standing.
  • Seeing with or without correction. 

Requires the ability to:

  • Follow set procedures and standards.
  • Planning work and selecting proper tools.
  • Follow written and oral directions, plans and blueprints.
  • Picture and evaluate solid objects from drawings or diagrams using standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Recognize and report safety hazards. 

PPE and clothing for clean room environment must be worn.  Respirator may be used when filling/using chemical.

Work Environment:

Typically, a cleanroom environment with exposure to various noise levels caused by power tools, machinery, equipment, etc.

High noise area in the ultrasonic cleaning area.

Equipment and Machines:

Operate and maintain chemical vats, pumps, ultrasonic cleaners, compressed air, purified water, and wash tanks/sinks.  Ultraviolet lamps, magnifying lenses, and other visual inspection tools.  Flame ionization or other volatiles detector.  Particulate controlled equipment such as vent hoods, flow benches, Millipore, etc.  Heat sealing machines for bagging/wrapping.

Computer workstations, peripheral equipment to maintain/adjust database logs and records, and print documents.  Other office machines (printer, fax, etc.)


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.  Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions:

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.

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting

: Feb 15, 2020, 2:43:07 AM


: Aerospace

Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


2224 Bay Area Boulevard 

 Houston 77058