Water System Engineer E4 in Kennedy Space Center, FL at PAE

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Water System Engineer E4

Company Conformance Statement

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are required to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely.
  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Purpose and Scope 

Mechanical or Civil System Engineering position with senior level experience to perform a variety of engineering assignments in project development, design, operations, installation, and maintenance of systems such as: Water and Wastewater treatment and distribution systems.  The position will be to oversee Mission Support planning and coordination, equipment operations and maintenance, project planning, and mission test procedure development.  The individual will have minimal oversight, be responsible for assigned equipment, coordinate with the Mission Support Office to support all launch and mission related activities and work with technical craft labor to maintain the overall health of assigned systems.

Job Duties and Essential Responsibilities           

Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks under minimal supervision. Support shop technicians and operators as needed for assigned systems. Troubleshoot and provide technical expertise for technical anomalies as they arise. Address and justify preventive maintenance deferrals of Water and Wastewater systems. Perform readiness assessments of assigned equipment and systems. Participate in console operation during test and launch operations related to the Water and Wastewater systems supporting launch and processing facilities and as necessary for other Spaceport Users test and launch operations where assigned systems/equipment are required to support. Revise and add new asset information in Maximo database for Water and Wastewater systems and equipment per MAR (Maintenance Action Request) process. Provide input to and actively participate in applicable System Health and Readiness Program (SHARP) teams. Coordinate and work closely with requester, other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements. Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications. Direct interface and liaison with internal and external customers at all levels from concept to final design and commissioning activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications. Conduct site visits, experimental investigations and analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations. Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures. May support development of technical proposal and provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work. Develop task order requirements to NASA to complete Operations & Maintenance Documentation (OMD) updates per specific, contracted timeframes. OMD updates could be on drawings or job plans for Water and Wastewater systems. Coordinate and communicate effectively with CAD drafters, Design Engineers, or shop personnel by written or verbal means. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Chemical Engineering or related engineering field and 10+ years of job-related experience or equivalent. Good communication and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

May require some limited travel. May require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required government clearances/badges as required by program and position.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English, both verbal and written in an effective manner.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards; occasional lifting to 20 pounds; constant sitting with use of computer terminal; constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents; constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication; constant mental alertness; must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. Field work will consist primarily of site walk downs in support of design projects and system trouble shooting Site hazard training and Personal Protective Equipment are provided.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Safety - PSP 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 PSP Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable PSP 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.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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