Quality Assurance Specialist - (AER00058Y)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Dec 03, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Your Impact:

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 Quality Assurance Specialist to join our team.  Do you have the following skills? 

The Quality Assurance Specialist will:


  • Adhere to all published safety procedures.
  • Perform the Product Quality Assurance Function per the JETS contract Statement of Work and AS9100.
  • Use Jacobs CLG and JETS Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions for Quality Assurance inspection acceptance and rejection.
  • Approve or reject raw materials, piece part components, sub-assemblies and top-level deliverable products into inventory based on required vs. provided documentation.
  • Coordinate closely with other JETS QA Inspectors regarding acceptance and rejection criteria and processes.
  • Perform documentation review and verification of certifications, specifications, and conformance to design requirements.
  • Communicate with internal customers, procurement, quality assurance and suppliers to resolve inspection discrepancies.
  • Use in-house system to receive parts into inventory and provide accurate routing to next demanded location.
  • Perform dimensional and physical inspection with standard measuring equipment.
  • Witness Mandatory Inspection Points in the Jacobs facility and/or on site at Johnson Space Center.
  • Apply and maintain quality standards for in-process and final inspection.
  • Verify contamination control requirements.
  • Document nondestructive evaluation (NDE) inspections for flight and flight-like hardware.
  • Document discrepancies for hardware and facilities.
  • Witness assembly of hardware and facility/test buildup.
  • Witness/verify workmanship.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Here's What You'll Need:

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.

  • Ability to understand basic engineering terminology. Knowledge of AS9100 and other relevant aerospace industry standards.
  • Prior experience as a quality inspector in receiving inspection.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Proficiency with Standard Measuring and Test Equipment.
  • Basic math and technical writing skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Ability to understand and implement complex technical requirements.
  • Must be willing and available to work 2nd shift (approximately 4:00PM to 1:30AM) if needed to support mission critical / essential activities in support of JSC. 

Requisition Preferences:

  • Previous receiving inspection experience at NASA Johnson Space Center is highly desired.
  • Previous experience working on Jacobs aerospace contracts at NASA Johnson Space Center is preferred.
  • College courses in engineering, mathematics, or science is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with electrostatic discharge (ESD) control processes.
  • Familiarity with FOD programs and spaceflight cleanliness requirements.
  • Familiarity with NASA and IPC workmanship standards. 


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, 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-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting

: Nov 30, 2020, 3:29:41 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