Mid-level Contamination Control Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States


Mid-level Contamination Control Engineer

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KBR is seeking a Mid-level Contamination Control Engineer to support operations on behalf of our customers to ensure compliance with relevant Contamination Engineering requirements. The projects you will support at NRL focus on solar physics, supporting the NRL Space Sciences Division, including with instruments that advance the understanding of our closest star. This interesting, challenging work includes implementing contamination controls for spacecraft, instruments and associated hardware. This work is primarily on site at the Naval Research Lab (NRL), NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), and similar locations in the Washington, D.C. area, though some work can be done remotely. Some travel may be required to hardware vendors and launch sites. Travel is typically less than one week a month. Working under the direction of a senior Contamination Control Engineer, and with CC Technicians you will monitor, review, facilitate and evaluate contamination control requirements, planning, implementation and verification, support/facilitate detailed contamination analyses (typically done by CC Analysts), and assist in troubleshooting and solving contamination problems encountered during all phases of spacecraft and instruments (concept, design, fabrication, assembly, test and transportation).

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, Physics, or related field
  • 10 + years of related experience
  • Ability to apply Contamination Engineering concepts and tools
  • Experience with clean room operations, hardware cleaning and inspection methods, and troubleshooting
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with engineers in various disciplines, as well technicians and management staff as well as accept direction from more experienced contamination control engineers
  • Strong communication skills across disciplines and technical knowledge levels
  • Have a continued willingness to learn

Preferred Experience & Skills:

Experience with troubleshooting, materials, processes, coatings, planetary protection (biology), outgassing, offgassing, vacuum systems, and knowledge of the space environment (vacuum, particulate and electromagnetic radiation, thermal, atomic oxygen)

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