Job ID: 206019
Location: HOUSTON, TX, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
SMAEC II EVA Safety Job Description:
Extravehicular (EVA) Safety engineers are responsible for safety and mission assurance review and assessment of initial requirements, proposed designs, operations concepts, safety products, and certification of EVA end-item projects in support of NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) missions. These functions are performed in direct support of the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Safety and Mission Assurance (S&MA) Directorate (NA), the NASA JSC EVA Office (XX), the EVA Project Team, and the applicable support disciplines of the ISS program offices. EVA Safety engineers are expected to become intimately familiar with the proposed requirements and operational scenarios associated with ISS EVA activities. This will include assurance of preliminary safety requirements and hazard/risk assessments, and EVA Safety engineers will be responsible for representing the safety position or informing the S&MA Representative of the safety position at various S&MA, XX, and EVA boards and panels. Extensive oral and written communications are expected to occur with multiple layers of SAIC and NASA management. EVA Safety engineers are expected to function as an integral member of the EVA engineering, safety, and operations communities.
EVA Safety engineers are required to complete a training/certification curriculum, and once certified, serve as mentor to other EVA Safety or cross-training personnel during their on-the-job training. Cross-training opportunities may be available dependent on funding and resource availability. Example secondary certifications are in the following areas: EMU Safety, EVA Quality Engineering, xEVA Operations, and GFE Safety. Currently, travel is expected to be at a minimum.
Bachelors of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Aerospace preferred) or STEM degree (hard science such as math or physics preferred).
Five years experience.
Candidate must be a US Citizen
Must possess excellent oral or written skills.
Must possess good interpersonal skills.
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