This is a Test Evaluation and Support Team contract position
(TEST2) at the NASA - White Sands Test Facility.
1. Must be able to apply advanced technical knowledge to solve
unusually complex component refurbishment; i.e. those that cannot
be solved solely be reference to manufacturer's manuals or similar
2. Must be able to perform complex scheduling tasks with a
3. Must be able to apply working technical knowledge to perform
routine and complicated tasks in the operation, maintenance,
disassemble, repair, reassemble functional test, and troubleshoot
fluid components and systems.
4. Be able to write TPSs and DRs to repair, or modify components
and to develop test procedures for fluid components and systems
using manufacturer's manuals or similar documentation.
5. Must understand failure analysis and root cause analysis
6. Must know the pressure system requirements and limitations of
components in pressure systems.
7. Must know and be able to train other technicians to handle,
disassemble, reassemble, and test Flight rated components.
8. Must possess the WSTF training for Oxygen systems and
hazardous fluid systems.
9. Must have thorough knowledge of metal and soft good
compatibles with the fluids used at WSTF.
10. Must know and be able to train other technicians on the
proper operation and techniques of using tools, equipment, and test
consoles with the Fluid Components Laboratory.
11. Must know and recognize the various calibration requirements
and limitations of tools and equipment.
12. Must be able to contact manufactures in regard to component
failure and/or operations to clarify mfg. Literature or
13. Must be able to read blue prints/schematics and distinguish
parts and relationships based on those drawings.
14. Must be able to solve technical problems that cannot be
solved by reference to established documents but require an
innovative approach and skill normally acquired through specific
training or experience.
15. Performs work and maintains work area in a neat, orderly,
and safe manner.
16. Performs related duties as required.
1. Must be able to meet the requirements of a Fluid Component
Technician A (Job Code 4790) and have five (5) additional years of
directly related experience in that Fluid Component Lab (FCL)
category for a total of twelve (12) years, minimum FCL
2. Must be able to pass a physical examination as determined by
the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) and Jacobs Engineering.
3. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
4. Be able to meet the requirements for
certification/qualification, if applicable, as specified in the
System for Administration, Training, and Educational Resources for
NASA (SATERN), and be an instructor of FCL related
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
Position involves extended periods of sitting. Physical
requirements are sitting, walking, standing, use of stairs, and
access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up
to 10 pounds. Position is located on a hazardous testing facility;
must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Desk/office work and test area work. As necessary, must be able
to travel to other work areas and be aware of safety requirements
for those areas. Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas,
gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations
on the facility. All work must be completed in a safe manner in
accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Computer work required. Use of printer/copiers, calculator,
printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other
standard office equipment is required.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Regular attendance when scheduled and punctuality is required.
Occasional overtime may be required in support of test project
schedules or other priority assignments as determined by management
or customer needs.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Word and Excel is
necessary. Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals
at all levels of the organization. Must work well under pressure to
meet deadline requirements. Dress must be appropriate for the
position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or
others in accordance with NASA and Company policies. Must submit to
pre-employment drug testing. If applicable to the specific job
assignment, must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Must be a U.S Citizen. Must pass a Federal background
investigation. Must maintain site access to NASA facilities and