Sierra Lobo, offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
This position is located at the White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, NM.
This is a NASA Test and Evaluation Contract position in the Technical Services Department at the NASA White Sands Test Facility (WSTF); include conducting technical support to the WSTF Measurement Standards and Calibration Laboratory (MSCL) to ensure traceability and quality measurements in all aspects of the services provided by the MSCL. Independently solves calibration/measurement problems utilizing multiple technical approaches such as the use of statistics to analyze measurement standards and processes, conduct evaluations, calculations, maintaining and preparing final designs of measurement systems, prepares documents such as technical and safety reviews, and work job instructions. Design and implements new calibration/measurement equipment in accordance to client requirements. Correct identified deficiencies in existing procedures, or within test and measurement systems, participate in preparing uncertainty budgets to properly account for current and future calibration and testing requirements. Communicate and coordinate with laboratory personnel and associated clients. Provide technical input and calibration support to onsite technical staff and develop documentation on computer applications to automate calibration calculations and measurements.
Must be able to work advance projects under the direction of the sections Manager, experienced engineers, and our NASA client. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, work well in a team environment, have positive safety and customer focus, build professional relationships with internal customers and department personnel. Perform other specific and limited technical tasks of a broader assignment, under the direction of experienced personnel. Understanding basic principles of project planning and execution is desirable. Candidate must have organization, time management, and prioritization skills. Domestic travel maybe required. Must be a U.S. Citizen and pass a Federal background investigation.
Minimum of two (2) years college or vocational training in area of specialty plus twelve (12) years relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a total of fourteen years. Must be able to regularly lift 50 lbs. and occasionally 75 lbs. Position involves extended periods of sitting or standing. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
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