Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Project Engineer

May 10, 2019

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Job Description

Job Location: Houston / Johnson Space Center / NASA

As an EMU Project Engineer you will:

Generate integrated hazard analysis for EMU and testing facilities.
Work alongside project personnel during processing of hardware.
Identify and procure appropriate test and project hardware as required.
Review test requirements, plans, and procedures for operation of test articles.
Work alongside facility personnel during system assembly and test operations.
Perform failure troubleshooting and resolution as needed.
Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheet (TPS), Discrepancy Report (DR), Test Plans, and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP).
Work in a team environment and report to a project lead/manager to provide status on progress and issues and for support.
Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
Able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, testing, and office software.
Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings. Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.

Familiarity with JSC test facilities.
Familiarity with EMU systems.
5 years of direct engineering experience is a plus.
Experience with generating hazard reports.
Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.
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 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.

MTS is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans).

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  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Salary: 80,000 - 100,000
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