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 experienced journeyman level mechanics.
The Journeyman Research Laboratory Mechanic will provide a variety of mechanical support within the Space Power Test Facilities. Train with existing contract technicians in areas such as: ION Thruster hardware fabrication; Integration of Space Power related components into test chambers; Safe operation of test facility systems leading to the status of a qualified operator; Perform facility maintenance and repairs as needed.
Journeyman’s certificate in a mechanical related field a plus!!
Candidate must have at least 5 years of verifiable experience and have a very good understanding of the proper use of hand & machine tools.
Strong ability to assemble, repair and troubleshoot mechanical, hydrailic, pnuematic, vacuum, and cryo systems a big plus.
Capable of reading mechanical prints & drawings.
Working knowlegde of tube bending and associated components for building complex gaseous panels or flow systems.
Good attention to detail and able to follow work instructions.
Able to communicate and work well alone or with others in a team environment.