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Human Factors Engineer Supporting Commercial Space Flight

Company: Bastion Technologies
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

CONTINGENT ON CONTRACT/TO AWARD.Bastion offers career opportunities with competitive benefits, exciting possibilities for advancement and an exceptional work environment. Our culture is based on strong business ethics, integrity, and professionalism. Our team members are known for their initiative and high-quality work. When it comes to our employees, we value, respect, and help them grow in their careers.The Human Factors Engineer will support the xEVAS supporting Commercial Space in Houston, Texas.RESPONSIBILITIES:Manage human health, medical, and safety functions for system hardware, software, data, and operations to meet requirement in xEVAS-SRD-001, xEVAS System Requirements.Represent HH&M in review boards and meetings in accordance with xEVAS-PM-04, Demonstration Milestone Review Plan and DRD-xEVA-06, Demonstration Objectives representing human health and medical for ISS EVA demonstration and certification. Boards/Meetings: MC Review, CBR, PDR, CDR, Demo/DCR, FTRR, Demo, ORR, and CR.Provide human systems integration and testing for xEVAS systems: demo suits, flight hardware, Training Suits, Hi-Fi Suit Mockups, EVA appropriate ancillary hardware to MCC-H, and Hi-Fi suit and A/L mockup for development work and classes.Responsible for implementing human-centered design principles and processes during development of the crewed space system.Development of the human systems testing plan for suit design parameters; EVA consumables and life support parameters; EVA tasks and concepts of operations; EVA informatics and decision support systems; human-suit sensors; anthropometry and suit fit; EVA injury risk and mitigation; hardware evaluations and requirements verification; and decompression sickness risk mitigation.Development of formal usability tests to gather quantitative performance data or qualitative observationsDevelop and maintain the Human Systems Integration Plan (HISP).Provide human factors analysis for demo suits, flight hardware, Training Suits, Hi-Fi Suit Mockups, EVA appropriate ancillary hardware to MCC-H, and Hi-Fi suit and A/L mockup for development work and classes.Human factors analysis will include per DRD-xEVAS-ENG-09, Integrated Systems Performance Analysis ISPA.Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED: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.This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status due to the sensitivity of customer related information.Bachelor's degree in mechanical, human factors, system engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university.Must have 5+ years in a technical role in projects and programs for Government or space industry customers.Expert Human Rating Certification, Human System Integration and Human Factors Analysis.Proficient ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics, parts lists, specifications, instructions, and test procedures.Familiarity with the safety processes, as described in MIL-STD 756.DESIRED:Prior experience with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) processes and procedures is highly desired.Prior experience working for the military or other major aerospace and space companies.Technical knowledge of spacecraft systems and operations (e.g. thermal control, life support systems, suited systems, and hyper- or hypobaric environments field research).WORK LOCATION:This position is located onsite; no hybrid or remote working will be available for this position.STANDARD BASTION REQUIREMENTS:All of Bastion's employees must be team players, able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers, able to follow company programs, processes, procedures, practices, requirements, goals, and objectives, they must have a strong work ethic and must be safety culture oriented. In addition, they must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and must be organized with good time management skills.BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS REQUIRED:All Bastion employees must be able to pass a national agency check, some positions require a clearance and will require an extensive background verification/check process.DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREENING REQUIRED:All Bastion employees must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen; some contracts require participation in periodic random drug and alcohol screening programs.BASTION BENEFITS:Bastion offers a wide range of benefits for their full-time employees; medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, life insurance, retirement 401k, vacation, sick pay, holidays, and flexible work schedules (when available). We also support career advancement through professional training and development.INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY:At Bastion, we are passionate about our people and our safety culture. We are committed to a journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company, that philosophy fosters an environment of collaboration across cultures. Individual thoughts, opinions, and perspectives bring value and help us develop solutions for challenging problems, they make us more inventive, and more resilient.VACCINE MANDATE:In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.Bastion is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.Bastion participates in e-Verify.

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