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Softgoods Engineering Technologist (ADV0003EK)

Company: Aerodyne Industries
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Aerodyne IndustriesJob Description: Aerodyne Industries is a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering and information technology services firm headquarteredon Florida's exciting Space Coast. With locations throughout the US, we take pride in delivering small business agility with large corporation capabilities. Our list of clients count on us to prepare NASA's Mission s to the Moon and Mars and to defend our nation supporting the Missile Defense Agency and Department of Defense. Join the adventure of a lifetime by becoming a teammate with Aerodyne Industries and work on projects that will define our future. The Softgoods Design Technologist will: - Design, develop, and fabricate new and innovative functional softgoods articles for the manned spaceflight program suchas stowage solutions, structural inflatables, ancillary space suit equipment, thermal blankets, and general deep space product design - Clearly and thoroughly present design concepts and considerations - Collaborate with engineers and designers to understand requirements of working on a variety of systems and hardware - Take ownership and show initiative to complete softgoods design tasks - Perform sewing machine maintenance, repair, and custom modifications to tailor the sewing machine for unique stitchingoperations - Create patterns and develop mockups for verifying fit and function of softgood articles - Interpret fabrication drawings to assemble sewn products, and review fabrication drawings before final release for flightfabrication - Seek new manufacturing techniques and innovative materials - Perform other duties as required - Occasionally travel to other NASA centers to perform softgoods fabrication and installation - Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment - Ability to work in confined spaces, scale steps and laddersJob Requirements: 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 from an accredited college or university and three (3) years related experience, or MS degree and two (2) years of related experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited college or university -ORAssociated technical degree or two (2) years of college with courses in engineering or associated disciplines, and twelve(12) years of related experience (or a BS degree with ten (10) years of related experience will also be acceptable). Position requires specialized and extensive knowledge of engineering principles gained through long and varied workexperience in field of specialty - 3+ years' experience in a softgoods lab environment with emphasis in softgoods design and fabrication - Demonstrated capability to independently devise solutions to complex design problems by their own efforts, and bysoliciting inputs from other technical experts - Expertise in a wide range of hands-on fabrication - sewing machines, laser cutters, fabric welders, 3D printers, bandsaws, drills, etc. - Demonstrated success working with a team - Proficiency utilizing Adobe, AutoCAD, and Rhino CAD softwarePreferences: - BA, BFA, or BS in Industrial Design or equivalent is desired - Experienced in aerospace product design processes including ability to read, understand, and create fabricationdrawings - Experienced with fabricating processes for prototyping and flight softgood products - Experienced in Adobe, AutoCAD, and Rhino CAD software - Familiar with the NASA/JSC Softgoods design and development and JETS Engineering Life Cycle processes All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status .Location: Johnson Space Center - Houston, TX 77058 US (Primary)Clearance Required: NoneShift Type: Education: Bachelor's DegreeCareer Level: Early Career 2+ yearsCategory: Engineering TechniciansDate Needed By: Job Type: Full-timeTravel: PI177620021

Keywords: Aerodyne Industries, Houston , Softgoods Engineering Technologist (ADV0003EK), Engineering , Houston, Texas

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