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  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 4 - 7 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Scientist I - Chem/Bio - ( AER0002KU )


Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs

Determine science processing area operational requirements for host-role support of visiting payload teams
Interface with Payload Developers and Principal Investigators to identify and document experiment unique requirements in the Payload Support Requirements Document(PSRD)
Ensure vetted requirements remain within overall budget
Adhere to and apply processing area guidelines in the office and on the floor to ensure visiting scientists are utilizing best practices
May be required to provide guidance to less experienced scientists
Must be knowledgeable in the operation, setup and troubleshooting of standard laboratory equipment
Responsible for ensuring equipment inventory and calibration remains current
Performs other duties as assigned


BS Degree in a biology, chemistry, health physics, materials, microbiology, plant physiology or a related field plus 4 years of relevant experience required

Must have excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills Must be dependable, punctual and professional
Must be self-motivated and take a proactive approach to completing work
Must be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (ie, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Must be self-motivated, disciplined, and a team-player
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary
Must be able to work extended shifts, weekends, and holidays to support payload activities
May be required to travel (CONUS)

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment
Will be required to wear hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment
Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing
Physical requirements are sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures
Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency

Work Environment

Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex
Position may require daily individual to travel to different areas on site
Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility
Climbing ladders and platforms may be necessary
All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards

Equipment and Machines

Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules
Variety of equipment used in performing research


Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday
Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task
Must be dependable and punctual
Shift work maybe required

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication
Must be able to travel to support position requirements This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others
Must comply with all drug free workplace requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions
Government security clearance may be required in the future
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law

Primary Location United States-Florida-Kennedy Space Center

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jan 2020

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