ISS Payload Safety Panel Representative


$100K — $150K *


More than 4w ago


11 - 15 years of experience

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Job Description

Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Payload Safety Panel Representative to join the team with our Safety Division.

As a Payload Safety Panel Representative, you will:

  • Act as the Engineering representative to the ISS Payload Safety Review Panel (PSRP)
  • Be an integral member of the PSRP team for all phases of a project from project kick-off and development (PDR, CDR, etc.) through product delivery for flight
  • Perform technical review of simple and complex spaceflight payload systems and devices with respect to transport, interface and operational parameters and requirements as well as assure that sound engineering practices have been employed
  • Interact with the subject matter expert team, coordinating comments, and providing feedback communications
  • Support meetings with ISS Program leadership
  • Provide periodic support to Safety Review Panels for ISS Hardware, visiting vehicles, or EVA hardware
  • Participate in engineering working group meetings that support ISS safety panel reviews
  • Perform other duties as required

Here's What You'll Need:

Requisition Qualifications:

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.

  • Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering and may be expected to have a related master's degree and normally possess 10-15 years of related experience
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, within matrix team environments, and to demanding schedules is required. Examples of capabilities may be requested during interview process
  • Minimum of 10 years Flight hardware experience
  • Experience in the design and evaluation of electrical and mechanical systems including avionics, electrical power distribution and control, hydraulic, pneumatic, pressure systems, pyrotechnics, mechanisms and electromechanical devices
  • Working knowledge of thermal analysis, stress analysis, and material science as applicable to mechanical systems and devices
  • Ability to identify and assess hazardous conditions and implement controls and verifications related to mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and devices
  • Working knowledge of all systems safety disciplines
  • Working knowledge of Fault Tree / Failure Analysis
  • Good knowledge of aerospace materials and acceptability
  • Familiarity with the NASA standards and payloads requirements
  • Working knowledge of crew requirements / preferences
  • Experience with Spaceflight Safety certification
  • Have a proactive attitude in leading a group to resolve technical issue
  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills
  • Possess strong negotiations skills

Requisition Preferences:

  • Systems Engineering experience
  • Systems / Payload integrator experience
  • System Safety experience at Johnson Space Center highly desired
  • Degree in ME, EE, Aerospace Engineering, or Aerospace Safety

Why Join Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), when applicable
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Much, much more!

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency maybe a requirement for this position.
  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

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 (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


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.

Other Essential Functions

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.

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.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting: Aug 8, 2023, 1:49:29 AM

Job: Aerospace

Organization: CMS

Job Type: Experienced

Job Classification: Fulltime-Regular

Work Locations: 20331-ESCG 2224 Bay Area Boulevard Houston 77058

Capabilities: Aerospace.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is a global engineering, architecture, and construction firm that provides a diverse range of services to clients in various industries, including aerospace, defense, environmental, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals. The company operates in four segments: Aerospace, Technology, Environmental and Nuclear (ATEN); Buildings, Infrastructure and Advanced Facilities (BIAF); Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR); and Industrial. The ATEN segment provides scientific, engineering, construction, nuclear, environmental, and technical support services to the aerospace, defense, technical, and automotive industries. The BIAF segment offers program management, planning, architecture, engineering, interiors, design, and other services to various sectors, including aviation, cities and municipalities, commercial and residential, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, and transportation. The ECR segment provides consulting, engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors. The Industrial segment provides engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services to the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceuticals, and refining industries.
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