ERC, Incas part of the TOSC team, provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks support the International Space Station, Exploration Ground Systems, the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.
Experienced mechanical or aerospace engineer responsible for spacecraft hypergolic fluid loading operations.
Perform hazardous and non-hazardous fluid operations primarily for spacecraft hypergolic propellant loading.
Hypergolic fluid engineering is the emphasis for this position; however, a strong mechanical background is desirable due to the mechanical aspects of the flight hardware, flight support equipment, and ground support equipment.
Software development and control system knowledge is highly desirable. This engineer is responsible for developing plans, writing work authorization documents, leading Task Teams, creating Ground and Flight Application Software for the firing room console interaction with the hardware, and executing tests and crew module processing operations.
Must have the ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment with clear, concise, and accurate verbal and written communication skills.
BS degree in Mechanical engineering from an accredited engineering schoolplus ten (10) to fourteen (14) years of progressive and relevant experience.Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience.
Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment.
Must be able to coordinate work between multiple project disciplines.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy
Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work in
May be required to provide guidance to less experienced engineers.
Must be able to work independently or with minimal supervision.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.
Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment for trouble shooting.
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.
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
Equipment and Machines
Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
Variety of equipment used in testing.
Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.
Position may require occasional overtimeincluding weekend work depending on task.
Must be dependable and punctual.
Shift work may be 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.
ERC, Inc is a teammate to Jacobs, the prime contractor for the Test and Operation Support Contract (TOSC) at Kennedy Space Center. ERC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.ERCdoes 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.