JSEG Thermal Protection Systems Manufacturing Engineer

  • Jacobs,
  • Huntsville, AL
  • 2 weeks ago
JSEG Thermal Protection Systems Manufacturing Engineer
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com

Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA's next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making.

Position Description:
The JSEG Thermal Protection Systems Manufacturing Engineer will be supporting the Nonmetallic Materials Branch of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

Primary duties will include:

* The fabrication and processing of Spray on Foam Insulation (SOFI) test specimens and the development of fabrication fixtures.* The troubleshooting and maintenance of foam dispense equipment and foam application facilities.* Managing and coordinating workflow through various internal and external customers* Communication of daily activities to management and customers


Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with at least 6 years' experience, a Masters with at least 8 years' experience, or a BS with at least 10 years' experience. Degree in Chemical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution is preferred.


  • Strong technical writing skills are required.


  • Paints, primers, and/or cellular foam formulation and associated processing methods

  • Knowledge and background of fluid dispense equipment

  • Hands on understanding of paint booth/HVAC systems

  • Specimen bonding and machining

  • Experience with TPS materials

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!

For more information on why Huntsville is known as "one of the smartest cities in the nation", check out these websites

* https://hsvchamber.org/* www.Huntsville.org/* https://www.movoto.com/guide/huntsville-al/moving-to-huntsville/* https://realestate.usnews.com/places/alabama/huntsville* https://iveyhsv.com/real-estate-blog/13-reasons-why-you-should-move-to-huntsville/

Essential Functions

Work Environment:

General office environment (25%), lab environment (75%). 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 (<5%).

Physical Requirements:

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 (20%). Requires walking, standing, lifting, bending in a lab environment with hazards that require wearing safety glasses, hearing protection, foot protection and gloves to perform some operations (70%). 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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Dice Id : 10122225
Position Id : AER000344-238
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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