Electro Mech Technician II
- Houston, Texas
- Hourly $27.16 - $31.23
- Job ID
Electro Mech Technician II job at Jacobs in Houston TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
Electro-Mech Technician II
Location: Houston, TX
Job ID: ADV0002VM
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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 are looking for an Electro-Mech Technician II to join our team. Do you have the following skills?
This is a JETS CBA position with Jacobs.
The selected candidate will:
- Performs various duties in the design, assembly, installation, testing, calibration, operation, evaluation, modification, and repair of devices used in the conversion of electrical signals to mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic outputs and the sensors which convert mechanical, thermal and pressure measurements to electrical signals where primary methods, procedures, and standards have been determined.
- Design, assemble, install, test, calibrate, operate, evaluate, modify, and repair devices used in the conversion of electrical signals to and from mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic systems. Requires knowledge of laboratory techniques, methods, and equipment.
- Perform maintenance and operation of electrical, hydraulic, thermal, pneumatic, and other types of mechanical equipment in assigned laboratories or work areas, including researching, documenting, acquiring parts, repairing, and calibration electro-mechanical devices and systems.
- Assists in the development of methods, procedures, and laboratory equipment required to fulfill assignments and achieve prescribed objectives.
- Assists in troubleshooting and investigative services for malfunctioning or failed pneumatic, hydraulic, thermal, or other electromechanical measuring devices, counting devices, servo systems or equipment employing energy conversion; repairs and calibrates such equipment in accordance with applicable equipment manuals and check out procedures.
- Installs, checks out and operates equipment in assigned laboratory or work area and provides preventative maintenance including routine and special purging and cleaning when a system, equipment or device requires it.
- Assists in preparation of test and/or operational procedures, selection, and set—up test equipment; participates in scheduled and unscheduled operations by operating on-line equipment, making necessary adjustments and alignments, monitoring meters, gauges, etc., and recording data.
- Operate and preform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of equipment and systems.
- Perform periodic readings and monitoring of various facility systems from variety of sources; gauges, sensors, handheld devices, telemetry data to distributive control systems, etc. and record data in written and/or electronic format in hand-held portable and/or desktop computer systems.
- Receives technical advice from higher technicians, lead technician supervisor or engineers.
- May be assisted by lower-level technicians who have frequent contact with professional and others within the work area.
- Adheres to written or standardized operating procedures, policies, and protocols for use of lab equipment and to conduct all other operation, maintenance, calibration, and safety related activities as defined for specific work area.
- Perform assigned task in a safe manner and maintain a clean working environment by complying with all safety procedures and company policies.
- Assemble, operate, and disassemble test equipment and properly dispose of components as defined by procedures.
- Work in a team environment.
- Perform related duties as required.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- Able to read and interpret basic technical drawings and schematics.
- Knowledge of the process of assembling and installing mechanical and electrical components.
- Troubleshooting and problem-solving capability.
- High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of experience in related field.
- Requires knowledge of laboratory techniques, methods, and equipment.
- Must be a non-smoker to meet Class 10 Cleanroom requirements (Science Department only).
- Knowledge of cryogenics and high-pressure systems.
- Able to comprehend basic technical terminology and communicate effectively with other employees and team members.
- Able to visualize and solve practical problems.
- Able to operate and handle basic hand-held and/or power tools.
- Work experience with metals, composites, and materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, copper, and Teflon.
- Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
- Familiar with cleanroom protocols and contamination control.
- Experience with machining tools (e.g., lathe, mill, bandsaw, etc.).
- Knowledge and/or familiarity with Ultra-Pure Water (UPW) and reverse osmosis systems.
- Two-year technical degree.
Why Work on Our Team?
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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)
- Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
- Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com
- Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
- Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
- Climbing and maintaining balance on ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above and below ground level.
- Reaching for, handling, and manipulating objects and materials in all directions.
- Coordinating eyes, hands, and fingers to operate tools and equipment.
- Seeing and hearing with or without correction.
- Crawling and kneeling from 1 to 30 minutes at a time.
- Lifting to 40 pounds.
- Carrying up to 40 pounds for 20 yards from ground level, from waist level and overhead (occasional).
- Bending and crouching/squatting at waist from 1 to 30 minutes at a time.
Requires the ability to:
- Follow set procedures and standards.
- Apply basic mathematical skills.
- Plan and work selecting proper tools.
- Compare and understand differences in the size, shape, and form or lines, figures, and objects.
- Follow written and oral directions, plans and blueprints.
- Picture and evaluate solid objects from drawings or diagrams using standards that can be measured or checked.
- Recognize and report safety hazards.
Typically, a lab or warehouse, or a cleanroom environment with exposure to extreme hot or cold weather, excessive humidity, rain, etc., work performed at low and/or high elevations. Exposure to various noise levels caused by power tools, machinery, equipment, etc.
Equipment and Machines:
Operate hand-held tools such as drills, power saws, calipers, torque-wrenches, crimping tools, screwdrivers, pliers, etc. Operate basic laboratory instruments such as oscilloscopes, volt meters, gauges, and pressure sensors, etc. Operates personal computer and related computer peripheral equipment to maintain and update database logs and/or records and print documents. Ability to use Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System. Ability to use two-way radio.
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:
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.
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Jacobs Company Overview
Jacobs Technology is the advanced technology arm of Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:JEC), one of the largest engineering and technical companies in the United States. Engineering Services Jacobs’ engineering teams develop and sustain flight and ground hardware and software for human space flight. They provide critical services to the International Space Station, Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and development programs. Jacobs’ engineers perform flight systems analyses that include complex guidance, navigation, and control simulations. The engineering services provided are extensive—they include thermal, stress, vibration, and loads analysis and testing; communications and data processing; and failure analysis. Applications range from crew health and habitation systems, avionics and instrumentation, cameras, robotic systems, avionics and instrumentation, extravehicular activity tool development, and NASA Docking System and Capsule Parachute Assembly System (CPAS) development. Jacobs’ engineering teams also research and develop low–Technology Readiness Level (TRL) concepts into practical applications. Maintenance and Test Operations Jacobs is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 79 Johnson Space Center Engineering Directorate facilities and laboratories and the test operations conducted within them. Our highly skilled employees fabricate complex, state-of-the-art manufactured, mechanical, and electronic assemblies and support structural, environmental, and space-simulated testing with expertise that is required to certify space hardware, test vehicles, and mockups. Jacobs is also responsible for maintaining and tracking tens of thousands of pieces of Government-furnished property (GFP) and contractor-acquired property (CAP). The Logistics Section is responsible for the tracking and storage of hardware and material; shipping and receiving, and mailroom operations. Science Jacobs also provides expertise in image science and analysis, including photogrammetry, precision motion tracking, and imagery enhancement and restoration. Jacobs’ scientists inspect and analyze micrometeoroid and orbital debris (MMOD) impacts and design MMOD shielding. They include experts in the classification, processing, and storage of lunar samples, Antarctic meteorites, and cometary and interstellar particles as well as experts in scanning and transmission electron microscopy and mass spectrometry.