Thermal/Fluids Engineer

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit

Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA's next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making by challenging today, reinventing tomorrow.

Position Description:

This position provides leadership in thermal design, analysis, and test support of various NASA Space System projects such as:

  • Human Landing System (HLS) to deliver American astronauts - the first woman and next man - on the Moon's south pole

  • The International Space Station (ISS) environmental variables controls

  • Ground Support and Test Equipment


Educational requirement is a BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace

Engineering with 5 - 10 years of experience. Degree from an ABET accredited instituion preferred.

  • Masters and 3 years of direct experience

  • Bachelors and 5 years of direct experience

The Successful candidate shall have:

  • Proficiency with thermal test set up support, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experienced in thermal desktop code and thermal testing

  • Deep understanding knowledge of orbital thermal environment development

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with NASA standards and MSFC Specifications

  • Experience with leading engineering teams

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations! For more information on why Huntsville is known as "one of the smartest cities in the nation", check out these websites


Essential Functions

Work Environment:

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (< />

Physical Requirements:

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines:

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions:

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.


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