The Project Engineer provides engineering support for the development, fabrication, assembly, testing, and sustainment of the Axiom Exploration Extra-Vehicular Mobility Unit.Successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the successful execution of projects and delivery of space suits in support of NASA lunar exploration missions and Axiom’s commercial space station. Candidate will develop key skills needed for parts identification, hardware development, testing, certification/delivery, and sustaining. This position will require the candidate to become well versed in the quality process for the development and sustainment of controlled hardware, including the writing of work authorization documents. Candidate will be responsible for reviewing and understanding engineering drawings and overseeing and participating in hands on development activities. Effective communication will be a critical skill in working with the project, other project engineers, technical support staff, and quality engineering personnel. This position will require the candidate to multitask in an extremely busy and challenging environment while keeping up with aggressive delivery schedules.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:• Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the Company’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel• Responsible for compliance with the Quality Assurance Plan, policies and procedures• Responsible for completing all assigned training• Maintain Safety records and certifications• Use project requirement documents and verification documents to develop assembly plans, test strategies/planning and produce test plans, test set-ups and procedures• Complete functional development, certification, acceptance, and interface testing of the hardware during the different stages of the project life cycles• Correlate test results and complete data analysis as required in a report format• Determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes and incorporating the results into system specifications• Process hardware at the Axiom facility• Assume ownership of all technical considerations for key elements of hardware• Interface with purchasing, quality, logistics, other stakeholders• Writing and dispositioning Work Authorization Documents and Discrepancy Reports• Read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings• Complete functional, development, certification, acceptance, and interface testing• Develop controlled paperwork• Disposition non-compliant hardware• Perform troubleshooting on both ground and flight systems• Understand and execute process and procedures• Will perform other duties and assignments as requiredKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: REQUIRED:• BS in Engineering from an accredited university with 5-7 years of related experience
DESIRED: • Experience with space suit design, development, or sustainment• Prior work with processing, developing, certifying, and sustaining space flight hardware• Experience with configuration and quality processes and working in an Agile Project environmentSKILLS/TRAINING:REQUIRED:• Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (MS Office tools)• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision• Able to work in a team environment• Able to develop and clearly communicate information to technical forums• Able to troubleshoot hardware and perform root cause analysis
DESIRED: • Proficiency with NASA/JSC tools: MIDAS, CDS, QARC, EDMS, ELABEL, EDS, ISS PART, EDRS/EDCC
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.