M&P Contamination Control Engineer - (ADV0000FT)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Florida-Kennedy Space Center-20339-KSC
  • Dec 01, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Jacobs provides overall management and implementation of ground system capabilities, flight hardware processing, and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks support the International Space Station, Exploration Ground Systems, Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and Launch Services Programs.

  • Materials Engineer responsible for providing support with Materials selection and Contamination Control for the processing of flight hardware in support of NASA's ISS, LSP, and SLS Programs. 
  • Candidate will be required to develop and apply knowledge of technical principles for ISS and Orion processing operations as they apply to materials selection and contamination control in compliance with technical standards and specifications. 
  • Responsible for providing support with metallic/non-metallic materials properties and selection. 
  • Candidate will be responsible for providing support with procedure development, routine testing of clean room environments, materials evaluation for compatibility and suitability for processing use, performing studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Capable of reading/understanding technical requirements, manuals, engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to plan, manage and prioritize multiple projects is required.
  • Must be able to clearly and accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication as well as work in a Team environment.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.




Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related engineering/technical discipline.

  • Understanding of the principles and methods for contamination control in clean room environments is highly desired. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical information such as engineering models/drawings, specifications, standards, and customer requirements while determining their applicability to requirements.
  • Knowledge of contamination control and materials and processes in aerospace applications is highly desired.
  • Experience or Familiarity with analytical instrumentation and measurement techniques such as FTIR Spectroscopy, IC, GC, UV-Vis Spectroscopy, etc.; materials testing techniques and testing standards; and failure analysis techniques is desired.
  • Must be able to work in a multidiscipline team environment, interfacing with all levels of employees to meet customer deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work independently or with minimal supervision.



Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment for trouble shooting.
  • Will be required to wear hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment.
  • Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.
  • Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.
  • Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Work Environment

  • Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex.
  • Position may require daily 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.
  • Climbing ladders and platforms may be necessary.
  • All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company
  • safety standards.

Equipment and Machines

  • Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
  • Variety of equipment used in testing.


  • Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.
  • Position may require occasional overtime  including weekend work depending on task.
  • Must be dependable and punctual.
  • Shift work may be required.


Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
  • Must comply with all “drug free workplace” requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.
  • Government security clearance may be required in the future.
  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
 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-Florida-Kennedy Space Center-20339-KSC

Job Posting

: Nov 24, 2020, 9:49:34 AM


: Engineering



Job Type

: Graduate Job
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

Building K6-1547 
 Kennedy Space Center 32899
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities