AI&T Junior Technician

    • KBR
  • Webster, TX
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Functional testing
Performance testing
Corrective and preventive action
Power tools
Microsoft Office
Artificial intelligence
Computer hardware
Mechanical engineering
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details


AI&T Junior Technician

Around here, we define the future. We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

KBR is seeking a JUNIOR TECHNICIAN to support our SPACE SUIT ASSEMBLY, INTEGRATION, & TESTING TEAM for KBR's Science and Space division.

Technician II - Advanced Space Suit Program Support

The AI&T junior technician will be responsible for testing and maintenance of hardware including, but not limited to: Space Suits and Suit components, EVA Tools and Crew Aids, Ancillary equipment and other contracts and subsystem equipment as required. Testing of hardware will include: repair and maintenance, cleaning, inspection, Engineering Change (EC) incorporation, assembly, disassembly, and performance/functional testing. Repair and maintenance processes require the use of hazardous materials such as adhesives, lubricates, and solvents. Performance and functional testing require the use of pressurized gases and pure water systems. The technician will perform duties per documented procedures and work authorizing documents. The technician will assist Engineering in various activities including fit checks for suited subjects, manned test support, suited chamber events, classroom training event support and other similar support events. Additionally, the technician will interface with customers, other technicians, engineers, logistics, and bond room personnel on a daily basis to perform job duties.


  • Maintenance, assembly, testing, repair, and processing of hardware to support various events, and deliverables; incorporates engineering changes, and performs functional performance testing of space suit components or related hardware, associated Extravehicular Activity (EVA) hardware, and other systems of hardware as assigned.
  • Provide assistance to engineering in the location and diagnosis of anomalies and recommends corrective action.
  • Daily tasks associated with reading engineering drawings/schematics, equipment specifications, test procedures etc.
  • Specified training online, and in classroom, as required to maintain certifications to perform job functions.
  • Daily updates to various job-related database(s)
  • Adherence to company Quality and Safety requirements
  • Transportation responsibilities to operate motor vehicle for delivery of hardware to various events.
  • Daily verbal and written communication with other technicians, leads, engineers, managers, other personnel, and customers


  • High School diploma or GED plus applicable years directly related Technical Degree or Military Technical School (skilled craft level five) or prior work as a mechanical technician plus applicable years of directly related work experience in a manufacturing and/or testing environment.
  • Must be able to pass Clean Room and Controlled Work Area Training
  • Must have excellent mechanical skills and be able to read, comprehend, and execute detailed technical processing procedures, engineering drawings, and Work Authorizing Document directions.
  • Ability to use and apply basic hand and power tools along with measuring tools including but not limited to calipers, micrometers, and thread gauges.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Tools in including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Capable of working in a high-performing team environment


  • Candidate must have a valid Texas driver's license and maintain a safe driving record and be able to operate a government vehicle.
  • Experience with space suit hardware processing, testing and maintenance.
  • Experience with EVA tool hardware processing, testing and maintenance.
  • Experience with precision cleaning of fabricated parts and assemblies.
  • Prior experience with manned chamber events in a NASA environment

**This position requires successful completion of a government background check before commencement of employment.

**Successful candidates must also be able to apply for and successfully receive and maintain security clearance per eligibility requirements.


KBR offers a wide range of benefits for their employees; we offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, retirement 401k, travel benefits, PTO, holidays, flexible work schedules, parental leave, military leave, education assistance, and the list goes on and on! We also support career advancement through professional training and development.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.