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Electronics Design Manufacturing Engineer - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 40 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support Engineers and Electrical Technicians directly in the lab as an interface to the workmanship and processes (parts, design for manufacturability, manufacturing, assembly, certification test, vendor system anomalies, etc.).
  • Be responsible for: monitoring, improving, and analyzing processes including assembly, functional testing, and production.
  • Provide design support and guidance in various aspects of the Electrical/Electronic manufacturing processes thru their expertise in manufacturing workmanship / manufacturing processes / EEE Parts and Advanced Packaging / general IPC / flight certification / anomalies knowledge and experience.
  • Serve as technical lead in avionic workmanship and processes at JSC and representing JSC with NASA (NASA workmanship group, participation at IPC meetings, etc.).
  • Utilizes systematic problem solving and data collection to create process maps of each facet of manufacturing that can then be analyzed in order to find any potential bottle necks, key areas that are in need of improvement, or cost cutting opportunities and downtime reduction.
  • Provide production floor and assembly support in technical matters relating to assembly drawing interpretation, Engineering Change Notices, rework, manufacturing difficulties and specifications.
  • Conceives, investigates, evaluates, and makes recommendations for new equipment, tooling, and processes to improve safety, reliability, capacity and reduce costs.
  • Leads and/or participates in health, safety, environmental, production, material control, and R&D project teams.
  • Writes weekly activity and project reports, develops action plans, and generates work instructions, test procedures and other documentation to support production operations.
  • Ability to tailor processes based on customer requirements.
  • Be familiar with NASA specifications for Electronics Component development.
  • Develop detailed procedures for manufacturing processes.
  • Troubleshoot and manufacturing issues and provide recommendations.
  • Understand printed circuit board designs and the associated manufacturing processes.
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required and assiged.

    • BS degree in a related area from an accredited school and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the field or in related area. Advanced degrees may be counted as experience.
    • Experience in electronics manufacturing, including Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing, Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Polymeric Applications (staking, conformal coating, encapsulation, etc.), Fiber Optics, Electronic Box-Level Assembly and flight certification testing.
    • Experience on various electronic manufacturing processes and techniques (automatic, manual, etc.).
    • Experience in packaging technology in Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical (EEE) Parts, with good - understanding on how to conduct proper qualification and evaluation of advanced packaging technology for spaceflight use.
    • Experience in evaluating qualification and acceptance test results on avionic systems.
    • In-the-field experience in the areas of avionic manufacturing workmanship and processes.
    • US citizen or Permanent Resident.
      • BS degree in engineering from an accredited Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Aerospace Engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience
      • Knowledgeable in basic electronics design and capable of performing basic circuit analysis.
      • Knowledgeable or have experience in performing electrical and mechanical fault analyses.
      • Knowledgeable and experienced in IPC J-STD-001, NASA-STD-8739 and ANSI/ESD S20.20 Standards.
      • Knowledgeable in EEE Parts and Advanced Packaging.
      • Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers.
      • Prior experience with cable design for space applications.
      • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.
      • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
        Equal Opportunity Employer

        All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering, Houston , Electronics Design Manufacturing Engineer - Space Systems, Other , Houston, Texas

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