INTERNAL JOB POSTING: Technical Services Supervisor

2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Technical - Other
Type of Position
Regular Full-Time
Mid-Level (Non-Manager)
Visa Requirements
Citizen only


The Test Facilities Operation, Maintenance and Engineering (TFOME) contract at the NASA Glenn Research Center providesengineering and technical services in the aeronautics, space power and propulsion test facilities. We are currently looking for a Technical Services Supervisor to support the Wind Tunnel & Propulsion Technical Service areas.  The Technical Services Supervisor (TSS) will be responsible for providing supervisory and technical guidance to personnel engaged in a specialized technical support function.


The Technical Services Supervisor is responsible for the following:

  1. Ensure all craft and technician work for Testing, Development, and General Services are completed in accordance with work instructions, procedures, safety requirements, quality assurance, and within established budgets and schedule.


  1. Serves as focal point for work requests of the group; plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in a specific technical support function. Controls and reviews work to assure timeliness and accuracy.


  1. Lead and direct technicians and craft employees by providing technical direction and support for projects.


  1. Assists employees with problem resolution; counsels employees and commends, or reprimands as appropriate. Conducts performance evaluation reviews and seeks interpretation of company policies as required and informs employees. 


  1. Enforces safety regulations.


  1. Performs any other related duties as may be required to meet objectives of the contract.


  1. Ensure all data deliverables, reports and submittals are accurate and timely.




  1. Minimum of two (2) years college or vocational training in a technical or craft area plus ten (10) years relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a minimum total of twelve (12) years.


  1. Minimum of 1 year experience in a lead technician role. This experience should be in the aerospace industry with a preferred emphasis on test and R&D operations and facilities with NASA.


  1. Demonstrated leadership ability and good communication skills are required.


  1. Knowledge and experience in technical areas associated with ground testing and related support areas for a given TFOME Group. Such areas include but are not limited to:  aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnel testing in all speed regimes, airbreathing engine component testing, thermal vacuum testing, space propulsion testing, facility and subsystem operations and maintenance, and machining and fabrication services.


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