Space Center, Florida

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Your Impact:

We are launching people to the Moon and Mars. If you want to be part of this amazing mission and enjoy working in a great team environment, we would love to have you as part of our team that is making history, today. It takes big ideas and determination to take NASA's vision and make it reality. That's what we do every day.
 
As part of the Test & Operations Support Contract (TOSC), the Launch Control Systems team is responsible for designing, building and testing the software, hardware and networking systems that will be used to launch the next generation rocket (Space Launch System) for NASA.
Job Description
 
This position is responsible for PLC development, maintenance, and testing within the KGCS Software organization. This team is responsible for monitoring the health and status of all PLCs within the health network and emergency safing.
 
Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor test hardware calibration dates and ensure equipment does not go overdue for calibration.
  • Complete all PLC build requests and monitor the build status.
  • Keep all affected Configuration Management Control Items updated with the latest code.
  • Learn testing procedures and be knowledgeable about their process
  • Monitor all Development Activities pertaining to PLC development.  
  • Address Non-Conformance issues and troubleshoot as necessary
  • Have a general understanding PLCs and duties surrounding their development
  • Attend and provide support for team meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

· Bachelor's degree with five or more years of experience in PLC development
· Experience with PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Software development, maintenance, and integration processes. 
· Experience with formal test activities and processes. 
· Experience interfacing with Customers and Management
· Demonstrated written and verbal presentation skills for delivery of technical subject matter to internal and external customers, and the management team

 

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • 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

  • Work will mainly be done inside, but fieldwork can be a combination of outside and inside depending on the project.
  • Working at heights and in confined spaces may be required.
  • 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 will 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 may be used.

Attendance

  • 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 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.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. See Job Description

Space Center, Florida

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