Propellant/Pneumatic Mechanic - KPLSS - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Kennedy Space Center
United States

United States of America - Florida, Kennedy Space Center

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Independently perform maintenance, modification, refurbishment, cleaning, troubleshooting, repair, adjustment, calibration, verification, certification, checkout, test and operation of cryogenics, hypergolics, high and low pressureGN2, GHe and GO2, solvents and other liquids, gases and solid propellants equipment used in receival, storage and delivery of these various commodities such as tub banks, storage, vessels, converters, tractors, vacuum systems, engines, pumps, compressors, rechargers, transfer hoses, various fixed systems and other related equipment. Operate fixed or mobile equipment or systems used to receive, store, treat, transfer and delivery of various liquids, gases and solid commodities, hazardous waste materials or other contaminated liquids. Perform mixing of specific gases, as required. Perform piping and tubing fabrication, installation, reconditioning and testing of all types of high pressure lines and flexible hoses.

Perform in compliance with Federal, State, Local, NASA and USAF laws and regulations and requirements and KSC/CCAFS energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreement, security, safety, hurricane and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section working within the limits of established policy. This classification may include managing hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work from written or verbal instruction, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, vendor manuals and applicable specifications and codes.

  • Conduct functional and operational tests of refurbished, repaired, and modified equipment and systems including hydrostatic testing and GN2 leak checks, if required.

  • Obtain measurements, field dimensions and other related information necessary to complete job assignments.

  • Use shop tools such as crimpers, hydraulic and hand binders, flare machines, torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers and other associated equipment.

  • Operate vehicles and other types of equipment required for completion of assigned tasks.

  • May operate gas welding equipment to perform cutting, burning, and soldering, as necessary, to accomplish work assignments.

  • Maintain logs, records, charts, etc., as required.

  • Maintain certifications, licenses, permits, etc., required for performance of assigned tasks.

  • Perform other related or associated duties as required.

  • Perform work in other classifications when incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignments.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to their job.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma, technical school preferred. Three years (3) of related work experience in propellant systems. Equivalent education/experience is applicable. Thorough knowledge of all principles within a specified (shop craft or technical or administrative) discipline, and Federal, State, and local regulations, including NASA and USAF, relating to areas of specialty. Able to pass physical and maintain SCAPE Suite physical requirements.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223739BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.