Engineering Technologist - (AER0004ZP)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Jul 06, 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!

This is a temporary position not to exceed 3 months.

We are currently in need of an Engineering Technologist to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

The Engineering Technologist will:

  • Perform project technical support functions throughout the lifecycle of EVA space suit development, procurement, manufacture, and test.
  • Develop, review, and update essential documentation for the assigned subsystem.
  • Evaluate and integrate technical, cost, and schedule data into analysis packages and presentations in support of xEMU working groups, panels, and boards.
  • Perform configuration management and data management services, including:
  • Develop and maintain a document tracking process across all xEMU subsystems.
  • Maintain a repository for quality management documents and procurement records.
  • Integrate life cycle review documentation.
  • Track and report risks, maintain risk metrics, and support risk meetings.
  • Perform technical schedule planning to identify, document, and integrate schedule milestones and dependencies.
  • Support schedule meetings and reviews to provide schedule status and identify potential schedule impacts, risks, and dependencies.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
  • BS degree from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of related experience, or a MS degree and four (4) years of related experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience with the project risk management.
  • Experience with technical project schedule development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of configuration management for flight projects.
  • Ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.


  • Familiarity with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle. 

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

  • 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.).
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

: Jul 2, 2020, 10:55:36 PM


: Aerospace



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

2224 Bay Area Boulevard 
 Houston 77058
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities