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Countermeasures Project Engineer

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow. We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships. At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow Your Impact:Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you! We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States. We have an exciting opportunity for a Countermeasures Project Engineerto join our team with JETS II Teammate Company, Bastion Technologies, Inc. The Countermeasures System (CMS) Project Engineer will:

  • Provide dual Project Engineering support and Hardware Integration support to the ISS Countermeasures team.
  • Will provide auxiliary support to Treadmill 2 (T2) and Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) in testing and sustaining engineering activities.
  • Process ISS crew workout and hardware response data, analyzing and documenting results for presentation to customers.
  • Frequently perform hands-on hardware testing.
  • Work in a team environment, and report to the project manager for technical support, task assignment, and processes.
  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware or test support hardware.
  • Might also support other CMS hardware teams in testing and sustaining engineering activities as required.
  • Assist teammates with assessing flight dates and hardware delivery dates using International Space Station (ISS) online and other digital resources.
  • Work alongside project personnel during flight processing of hardware.
  • Coordinate with Safety and Materials engineers to complete hardware flight assessments required for delivery and return.
  • Create flight delivery schedules for CMS hardware and support system manifest and engineering meetings.
  • Work with teams to complete the necessary documentation to ship and launch ISS flight hardware for specific flights.
  • Serve as the point of contact between CMS and the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC). Transport flight hardware to CMC on scheduled delivery days.
  • Present and discuss statuses at meetings and answer questions from customers and other teammates.
  • Act as a correspondent between CMS team and other organizations (including CMC, JETS safety, toxicology, Joint Cargo Certification Team, shipping department, export control, and others as required.)
  • Perform catch-all work such as government recall alert assessments and general fact-finding when necessary.
  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines of instructions.
  • Perform other duties as required. Here's What You'll Need:Requisition Qualifications: 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.
    • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering in the field or in a related area.
    • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
    • Self-motivated, team player, adaptable to a dynamic environment, and the ability to complete all assignments as required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with
    • customers and management at all levels.
    • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
    • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/electrical systems and work with others in problem-solving as part of a team.
    • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Requisition Preferences:
      • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering - ABET accredited university preferred.
      • Familiarity with Countermeasures hardware.
      • Some experience with crew interface/communication.
      • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
      • Experience with procedure development. Why Join Our Team? 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! (Please view in Chrome or Microsoft Edge) 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)
        • Much, much more! For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit
          • Must be able tocomplete a U.S. government background investigation.
          • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised. Essential Functions Work Environment Generally, an office environment can involve inside or outside work depending on the task. Physical Requirements Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time). Equipment and Machines Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.). Attendance Regular attendance in accordance with an established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside the normal schedule and adjust the schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements. Other Essential Functions Professional behavior 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 and .

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Houston , Countermeasures Project Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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