Valve Design & Development Engineer - (AER00051D)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Alabama-Huntsville-20320-MSFC
  • Jul 14, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Description

 

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.  With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com

Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA’s next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making.

Position Description:

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a place in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!  The Valves Actuators Lines and Ducts Propulsion Team is seeking a Senior or Subject Matter Expert Valve Design & Development Engineer. 

 

 

 


Responsibilities:

Activities may include but not be limited to:

  • Provide design of valves for small hypergolic propulsion systems to large cryogenic liquid engines or stages.
  • Create or review valves specifications.
  • Create valve test plans and oversee qualification testing.
  • Analyze test data and create performance reports.
  • Perform “hands-on” test preparation for valve assembly in a lab environment.
  • Provide oversight or insight support for commercial partner valve design during reviews and other activities.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

 

Degree in Engineering or related (STEM) field from an ABET-accredited university is required.  Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 9 years of experience; Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or a BS with at least 15 years of experience.

 

Required Experience / Skills:

 

Experience in at least one of the following areas:

 

  • Proven knowledge and experience with valve design and testing.
  • Knowledge of fabrication, quality control, and material selection relative to valve manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of valve sealing materials. 

Desired Experience / Skills:

  • Knowledge of valve design for aerospace propulsion systems.
  • Knowledge of valves designed for the nuclear industry.
  • Knowledge of NASA and/or aerospace design and/or nuclear industry construction standards.
  • CAD experience, CREO preferred.
  • Knowledge of hypergolic and/or cryogenic propellants.

Travel:

•          Up to 10% of time.

 


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Essential Functions

Work Environment: 

General office environment (90%), lab environment (10%). Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<5%).

 

Physical Requirements: 

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%).  Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

 

Equipment and Machines: 

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).

Attendance: 

Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

 

Other Essential Functions: 

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

 

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

#ESSCA

 

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. 

 

Primary Location

: United States-Alabama-Huntsville-20320-MSFC

Job Posting

: Jul 11, 2020, 1:47:18 AM

Job

: Engineering

Organization

: CMS

Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

20320-MSFC 

620 Discovery Drive 

 Huntsville 35806

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities