Project Engineer - Power Systems - (AER0004M7)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Apr 27, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

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 actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening, however we do not have assurance at this time if and when the position will be finalized and opened. Because we have strong reason to believe the position will be approved soon, we are proceeding with identifying qualified candidates and conducting interviews.**


We are currently in need of a Project Engineer - Power Systems to join our team with MRI, a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

As a 
Project Engineer - Power Systems you will:
  • Support the several power and battery system projects through hardware development, manufacturing, and assembly; in addition to troubleshooting anomalies and resupplying hardware.
  • Work in a team environment, and report to project lead or project manager for technical support, task assignment, and processes.
  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures with hardware.
  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed.
  • Interact frequently with other JETS teams and departments.
  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
  • Perform other duties as required.
 
Qualifications
 
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
 
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience.
  • Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required
  • Must have experience with battery and battery charger system design
  • Experience with NASA/JSC Class I flight hardware process and certification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings
  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
Preferences:
  • Experience with flight hardware processing for spaceflight.
  • Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting on mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
  • Experience with procedure development.
  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Co-op or Intern experience at JSC or other NASA agency.
  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.
 
Why Work on Our Team? 
Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do!  Come join our team and be part of our future.  We look forward to seeing you!
 
Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview
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In addition to exciting career opportunities we also have:
  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.
Essential Functions
Work Environment
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
 
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time).
 
Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
 
Attendance
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 when required.
 
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

: Apr 22, 2020, 3:11:11 AM

Job

: Aerospace

Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

: 
20331-ESCG 
2224 Bay Area Boulevard 
 Houston 77058