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Senior Facilities Engineer (Vacuum Systems) - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

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

This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of human spaceflight and deep space exploration programs. Your contributions will ensure that our services not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As a Senior Facilities Engineer (Vacuum Systems), you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!
We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning.
Someone in this role would typically have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and two (2) years of related experience. This position can be hired at any level in our professional career framework, depending on business need at the time of hire.
**International travel may be required. Straight time overtime, 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), and/or 1 day of telework per week may be available**

Duties & Responsibilities


--- Operate and direct the running of vacuum systems in JSC TVAC chambers.
--- Work in a team environment, and report to a section manager for technical support, task assignment, and processes.
--- Support hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within a TVAC facility.
--- Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed.
--- Place and carefully track progress of procurements.
--- Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
--- Perform other duties as required.



--- Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field and two (2) years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
--- Experience with facilities management.
--- Experience / Knowledge managing with the upkeep of equipment (pumps, motors, blowers, valves, etc.) related to facility maintenance.


--- Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
--- Self-motivated, team player and adaptable to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required.
--- Ability to coordinate with a multi -disciplinary team to trouble-shoot facility problems and determine appropriate corrective actions.
--- 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.
--- Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform assembly, disassembly, and trouble shooting on mechanical systems.
--- 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.
--- Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
--- Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems Training.
--- Inventor, Creo or other similar CAD Soft ware package is preferred.
--- Familiarity with ASME BPVC VIII, ASME B31.3 Piping Code, Uniform building code, NFPA and OSHA requirements.
--- Project management skills is a plus.
--- Experience with NASA's Pressure Systems Manual, JPR 1710.13 is a plus.
--- Presentation skills are highly desired.
--- Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
--- Individual may be required to climb ladders and/or work in Confined Spaces.
--- Individual may be required to work in Oxygen Deficiency Hazard areas.
--- Individual may be required to work in High Noise environment.
--- Individual may be required to occasionally work off -hours, nights, or weekends to support mission critical projects.

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 International, Houston , Senior Facilities Engineer (Vacuum Systems) - Space Systems, Other , Houston, Texas

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