Jacobs Technician II - Engineering Technician Aerospace in Kennedy Space Center, Florida
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Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Two (2) years of college, A&P License or Military School with mechanical, electrical, mathematics, or other related engineering courses, plus two (2) years of related engineering experience or any equivalent combination of relevant education/experience for a total of four (4) years.
Provide electrical technical support within the Environmental Control System (ECS) and Ground Cooling Systems (GCS). This support includes, but is not limited to:
Electrical circuit trouble shooting, ground power cable transfer to ECS/GCS equipment, the use of electrical PPE (ARC Flash PPE and assorted equipment),
Knowledge/experience related to electrical testing equipment (meters, etc.), wire termination and cable/connector assembly/testing, cable and component installation and testing.
Will be required to obtain or hold certifications for Freon recovery and recycling (e.g. - EPA 608 - supplied by TOSC).
Duties may include the handling of hazardous waste and transportation of hazardous waste (if qualified).
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to distinguish between colors (ex: blue and green wires)
Ability to comply with safety policies and compliance
Ability to use limbs with 90% range
Must use safety protective equipment where required
Must be able to climb ladders, towers and stairs
Will require physical exertion in climbing, lifting, squatting, crawling, carrying, or critical work in cramped quarters.
All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.
Work will mainly performed in an inside environment, but fieldwork can be a combination of inside and outside depending on the project.
Working at heights is required and in confined spaces may be required.
Work among equipment and stations in support of launches.
Equipment and Machines
Operate and maintain handling equipment such as forklifts (up to 20K) and other area specific Material Handling Equipment.
Operate computer terminals, personal computers, and related computer peripheral equipment to maintain/adjust database logs and records, print documents and record work performance.
Personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, laser printer, fax machine and other office equipment including desk supplies.
Work assignments are normally 8 hours shifts, 5 consecutive days per week
Must be dependable and punctual.
Occasional overtime, sometimes with short notice, is required to meet demanding schedule
Other Essential Functions
US Citizenship required.
Ability to obtain certifications required for operating Material Handling Equipment.
Requires the ability to interact effectively with co-workers and managers.
Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
Government security clearance may be required in the future.
Must pass a federal background investigation.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Must comply with all “drug free workplace” requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.
Must pass all applicable physicals required for this position
Must possess a valid Florida Class D motor vehicle license.
These essential functions may be amended prior to an offer of employment.
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 Federal EEO laws at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and supplemental language. at https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/eeocgina_supplement.pdf
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