Electrical Quality Engineer - (AER0004TW)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Jul 28, 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 Electrical Quality Engineer to join our team. Do you have the following skills?


The Electrical Quality Engineer will:


  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities on the International Space Station and space exploration programs (Orion, Artemis, Gateway, HLS, etc.).
  • Assure the quality of products.
  • Work to improve existing procedures and processes within our management system.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve quality controls, tests, and verifications.
  • Conduct problem investigations, create finding reports and determine corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Evaluate technical documents such as drawings and specifications for adequate quality requirements and in-process controls.
  • Review Test Readiness Review packages for completeness and acceptability and identify hardware pre-test status.
  • Approve Task Performance Instructions / Task Performance Sheets and establish mandatory inspection points.
  • Provide inputs to milestone reviews and boards.
  • Assist Quality Assurance Specialists.
  • Evaluate nonconformance / discrepancy reports and concur on Material Review Board decisions.
  • Evaluate engineering changes and waivers for quality assurance impacts.
  • Perform trend analysis of nonconformance's to determine preventive actions and prepare reports.
  • Evaluate inspection and test methods, tools, instruments, and processes for effectiveness.
  • Provide Electrical, Electronic and Electromagnetic (EEE) parts support to various projects.
  • Evaluate proposed EEE Parts lists with respect to the project’s specific hardware criticality and environments.
  • Report on the manufacturers, materials, construction, usage (environment & electrical de-rating), and overall reliability of the selected parts to the EEE parts control board (PCB).
  • Recommend replacement EEE parts.
  • Assist in EEE parts failure investigations.
  • Review Military and industry EEE parts specifications, standards and studies for application to NASA programs.
  • Assist in the development of EEE part qualification plans, project specific screening requirements, and Non-Standard Part Approval Requests (NSPAR).
  • Abide by and enforces adherence to published safety procedures. 
  • Perform other duties as required.






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 Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, task and projects, as well as manage time efficiently.
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for best solutions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity with AS9100 Rev D standard.
  • A strong aerospace background with direct experience performing product (hardware) related quality engineering activities.
  • Understanding of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in space flight applications.
  • Knowledge of component failure modes, component reliability and NASA component specifications and standards. 


  • Understanding of passive components, microcircuit, hybrid, semiconductor and discrete device fabrication.
  • Prior experience with accelerated reliability testing, reliability theory and component failure analysis.
  • Knowledge of the EEE parts used in high reliability military/DoD or space hardware and the associated US military test specifications and standards.
  • Experience with the development of EEE parts management plans, destructive physical analysis (DPA), and parts failure analysis.
  • Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (JPR 8500.4).



Why Work for Jacobs? 



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!



See What We Do


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.).


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. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.


Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting

: Jul 28, 2020, 12:37:03 AM


: 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