Facilities A/C Technician - (AER00053A)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces-20332-NTEC
  • Jul 20, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


 This is a NASA Test Evaluation and Support Team Contract (TEST2) position.  


1.     Be able to apply technical knowledge to solve problems that typically can be solved solely by properly interpreting manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents in working with equipment. 

2.     Be able to operate, maintain repair, install, adjust, and troubleshoot all types of air conditioning equipment including controls and electrical power to such equipment.

3.     Develop a working knowledge of the functions and operations of the operational equipment, systems and controls at WSTF.

4.     Perform additional related duties as required.



 Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have two (2) years of applicable experience, or related civilian or military trade school training or equivalent plus three (3) additional years of applicable experience for a total of five (5) years of experience.  Must possess New Mexico Journeyman Refrigeration (NMJR) certification and EPA approved Universal Refrigerant Handler certification. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License for specific tasks. Meet requirements for certification, if applicable, as specified in the White Sands Training Database (WSTD).  Must pass a physical examination as determined by the WSTF physical examinations requirements for the job classification. Subject to working rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays on a rotational basis as part of normal shift. 



Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.   Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, climbing stairs, and ability to access remote structures.



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.  Must be able to function as a member of a team in a face paced environment.  All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.



Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.  



Attendance and punctuality are essential in this highly collaborative environment.  Overtime work may be required in support of test project schedules or other priority assignments as determined by management. 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).  



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 be able to pass a physical examination (including drug testing) as determined by the NASA White Sands Test Facility and the Company for the job classification. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (state).  Must be a U.S. Citizen.  Must pass a federal background investigation. 

 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.  

Primary Location

: United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces-20332-NTEC

Job Posting

: Jul 17, 2020, 1:59:35 AM


: Scientific Research & Testing



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


12600 NASA Road 

 Las Cruces 88012

Capabilities: Advanced Technology Facilities