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Entry Level NASA Project Engineer

Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Aegis Aerospace is currently looking for a Project Engineer to join our team in Houston, TX.
Overview: The purpose of the Project Engineer position is to provide engineering support to the Environmental Health System (EHS), Health Maintenance System (HMS), and Radiation System projects of the Crew Health Care System (CHeCS) program under the Human Health Performance Contract (HHPC). Successful candidate will play a pivotal role in developing, maintaining, and resupplying critical CHeCS hardware for the International Space Station (ISS). Candidate will develop key skills needed for requirements development and verification, parts identification, hardware development, testing, and resupply. This position will require the candidate to become well versed in the quality process for the development and sustainment of controlled hardware, including the writing of Task Performance Sheet and disposition of Discrepancy Reports. Candidate will be responsible for reviewing and understanding engineering drawings on a daily basis as well as overseeing and participating in hands on development activities. Effective communication will be a critical skill in working with the project, other project engineers, technical support staff, and quality engineering personnel. This position will require the candidate to multitask in an extremely busy and challenging environment while keeping up with a volatile delivery schedule.
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Aegis Aerospace has more than 30 years of experience in creating innovative and practical solutions to fulfill defense and space needs.
We are looking for candidates who are ready to revolutionize the space and defense industry and pioneer new technological advancements to safeguard our country.
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  • Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the Company's safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel
  • Responsible for compliance with the Quality Assurance Plan, policies and procedures
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance level as determined by the Company
  • Responsible for completing all assigned training
  • Maintain Safety records and certifications
  • Use project requirement documents and verification documents to develop assembly plans, test strategies/planning and produce test plans, test set-ups and procedures
  • Complete functional development, certification, acceptance, and interface testing of the hardware during the different stages of the project life cycles
  • Correlate test results and complete data analysis as required in a report format
  • Determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes and incorporating the results into system specifications
  • Process hardware at Johnson Space Center
  • Assume ownership of all technical considerations for key elements of hardware
  • Interface with purchasing, quality, logistics, other HHPC stakeholders, and NASA stakeholders
  • Writing and dispositioning Task Performance Sheets and Discrepancy Reports
  • Read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings
  • Complete functional, development, certification, acceptance, and interface testing
  • Develop controlled paperwork
  • Disposition non-compliant hardware
  • Perform troubleshooting on both ground and in-flight systems
  • Develop and maintain sustaining engineering plans
  • Understand and execute process and procedures
  • Resupply and sustain ISS hardware per rapidly changing schedules
  • Will perform other duties and assignments as required


    • BS in Engineering from an accredited university with 0-2 years of related experience
    • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (MS Office tools)
    • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
    • Able to work in a team environment
    • Able to develop and clearly communicate information to technical forums
    • Able to troubleshoot hardware and perform root cause analysis


      • BS in Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
      • Prior work with CHeCS hardware/software
      • Prior work at NASA/Johnson Space Center processing, developing, and sustaining flight hardware
      • Experience with configuration and data management processes and submitting Change Requests
      • Laboratory equipment experience (e.g. oscilloscope, digital multimeter, power supplies)
      • Troubleshooting of electrical equipment and software
      • Proficiency with NASA/JSC tools: MIDAS, CDS, QARC, EDMS, ELABEL, EDS, ISS PART, EDRS/EDCC

        About Aegis Aerospace
        We are a woman-owned -space and technology company headquartered in Houston, TX. - Our primary objective is to support the Department of Defense and NASA in achieving their missions to defend the security of our country, reach new heights and to discover the unknown. We employ some of the brightest, most experienced engineering and technology experts in the U.S.
        To learn more about Aegis Aerospace, visit our website at www.aegisaero.com.
        Aegis Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer /M/F/disability/protected veteran employer. - -
        COVID-19 Regulations: - As a federal government contractor, Aegis Aerospace complies with all customer, federal, state, and local requirements regarding COVID-19. - -Federal agency COVID-19 workplace safety protocols for Federal buildings and Federally controlled facilities still apply in all locations. Contractor employees working onsite in those buildings and facilities must still follow Federal agency workplace safety protocols when working onsite. This may include providing your vaccination status and undergoing testing if you are unvaccinated.

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