Fracture Control Engineer

Jacobs - Houston, TX4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationBenefits
NASA’s Mission Operations for the International Space Station is located at Johnson Space Center. On Jacobs’ JETS contract we provide engineering services to JSC. Come join us and be a vital part of operating the largest space station ever built.

We’re looking for a Fracture Control Engineer.

** We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening, however we do not have assurance at this time if and when the position will be finalized and opened. Because we have strong reason to believe the position will be approved soon, we are proceeding with identifying qualified candidates and conducting interviews.**

The candidate selected for this critical role will:
Provide expertise in fracture control processes as used in the design, development, test, evaluation and processing of aerospace hardware.
Advise on the solution of fracture control related problems.
Participate in technical reviews as required.
Participate in the effort of identifying anomalies and serves as a technical expert providing engineering recommendations, as required for resolution of any associated problems or issues.
Evaluate compliance of flight hardware against established fracture control requirements.
Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degree and four (4) years direct engineering experience.
Extensive knowledge in Fracture Classification and experience and evidence of NASA Program support in this area.
In-depth knowledge of fracture control as it relates to implementation of fracture control requirements on spaceflight hardware, and a good understanding of the risks associated with Fracture Classifications.
Understanding of NASA Standards and requirements for fracture control processes and standards.
Engineer with experience Materials and Processes in aerospace structures, pressure systems, and mechanisms.
General knowledge of engineering materials (metals, intermetallics, ceramics, polymers, and composites) as well as a basic understanding of engineering systems (fasteners, pressure vessels, etc.) and Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) techniques.
Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels.
Ability to work effectively, rationally and quickly in real-time environments of rapid-change, conflicting requirements, and occasional pressure.

Preferences:
Familiar with NASGRO.

Fracture Mechanics knowledge is helpful but not necessary.
Why Work for JETS?
Opportunities for growth and advancement
Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)
401(k)
Benefits Tuition Reimbursement
Much, much more!
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now! ( http://www.wehavespaceforyou.com/ ).
Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.
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Essential Functions
Work Environment
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Attendance
Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.