Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
Country: United States
The individual will support the Space Launch System Discipline Lead Engineer for Production in the execution of his duties by performing activities delegated and assigned from the DLE. The primary role of the DLE (and Alternate, as delegated) is to serve as the designated representative of the Materials and Processes Laboratory Manager to the SLS Chief Engineer for all block configurations of the SLS vehicle. Activities will include systems engineering and integration in addition to a variety of types of materials and processes across all phases of design, development, test, evaluation, production, and operations (vehicle-level, multi-discipline, multi-element, and cross-program). Delegated duties may include participation in task teams, trade studies, and issue resolution teams; change request evaluations; information gathering/integration; and coordination of internal/external collaboration. These duties will inherently entail engagement with all elements of the SLS vehicle via Element Discipline Lead Engineers within Production Discipline, as well as other engineering disciplines via the other Discipline Lead Engineers and their delegates. The Alternate will also occasionally/situationally serve as substitute for the DLE as needed.
Systems Engineering and Integration functions; including reviews/assessments of change proposals and other technical data items relevant to materials, processes, manufacturing, and assembly of complex heavy lift rocket systems. Technical assessment of design and implementation of production methods, sequences, and documentation. Identification of technical, schedule, and cost risks/issues in individual processes and overall process flow, and collaboration to develop and implement solutions.
The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!
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JSEG, google YesWeAreRocketScientists.com using your favorite search engine!
The Huntsville area, visit http://www.Huntsville.org/
Degree in Physical Sciences, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 14 years of experience, Masters with at least 18 years of experience, or BS with at least 20 years of experience.
Additional Required Skills:
Technical leadership experience in the manufacture and assembly of complex heavy lift rocket systems. Knowledge of related manufacturing processes and component/system design for producibility.
Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).
Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.
Other Essential Functions
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.
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