Materials Research Engineer - (PFO0001RY)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Tullahoma-20353-GTO
  • Nov 30, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

 Job function entails the design, fabrication, and testing of articles ranging from basic material coupons to complex rocket components from advanced materials, as well as the development of novel manufacturing techniques and test methods in support of advanced solid rocket propulsion technologies.  Data analysis and report generation are expected.  Participation at symposia, workshops, and conferences is also anticipated.
  • MS in an engineering discipline (materials science, chemical engineering preferred) or BS with 2+ years of relevant experience  
  • Knowledge of fiber reinforced polymer composite manufacturing processes, testing, and properties
  • Experience with polymeric material characterization techniques including: thermal, viscoelastic, electrical, and mechanical analysis
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to pass a background check and obtain a security clearance
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a US citizen

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Lifting: 40lbs
  • Climbing: Yes
  • Crawling: Yes
  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety-toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses
  • Unusual physical requirements:      
  • High noise level: Occasional loud noises during machine operation
  • Other: COVID-19 mitigations required - face coverings, masks, social distancing

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Inside?  Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside/Lab 80%, Outside 20%
  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: 10F-115F
  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Working in or around a confined space, chemicals
  • Travel/transportation requirements: 5% Travel

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, machine interfaces
  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: Company owned truck, material handling equipment
  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Ability to operate hand/power tools

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: 9/80 Schedule
  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: 1st
  • Necessity for regular attendance: 100%
  • Urgency for punctuality: 100%
 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Tennessee-Tullahoma-20353-GTO

Job Posting

: Nov 24, 2020, 2:14:15 AM


: Chemical



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

600 William N Blvd 
 Tullahoma 37388
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities