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Design Drafter Softgoods and Mechanical ADV0005UL


Houston, TX

Feb 21
Job Description

Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Drafter Softgoods and Mechanical to join our team with JETS II Teammate company, Bastion Technologies, Inc.

This is a modified full-time opportunity.

The selected candidate will:
- Support NASA Johnson Space Center's (JSC) activities on the International Space Station and space exploration
- Promote and practice safety awareness
- Produce CAD engineering Softgoods and Mechanical drawings using AutoCAD and PTC CREO conforming to NASA/JSC JPR 8500.4 drawing requirements and the ASME Y14 drawing standards
- Coordinate with the Softgoods Lab, Design Engineers and Project Manager regarding drawing requirements and inputs
- Monitor progress of engineering assigned drawings
- Communicate with the Softgoods Lab, Design Engineers and Project Manager regarding drawing progress, priorities, redlined updates, and corrections
- Prepare and present design and drawing documentation using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Support and attend meetings and create weekly reports
- Perform other duties as required

Here's What You'll Need:

Requisition Qualifications:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

- Typically requires a HS Diploma or its equivalent and normally possess 12 years of experience in the field or in a related area
- Must have the ability to produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14 standards
- Must have experience with Softgoods and Mechanical design and drawings
- Must have knowledge of drawing layouts and applications
- Must have experience with electro-mechanical design and systems
- Ability to interpret vendor specification sheets and other technical documentation
- Must have AutoCAD and/or PTC CREO/Sheet metal experience
- Must have knowledge of CAD file conversions
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong computer skills with MS Office Software Products such as Word, Excel, Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, and MS Teams
- Must have some knowledge of Smartsheet's
- Ability to make independent, technical, and tactical decisions with a high attention to details
- Ability to multitask and function safely in a high pace environment
- Ability to work independently

Requisition Preferences:

- Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (NASA/JSC JPR 8500)
- Familiarization with JSC Fabrication Tolerances and Practices (SKZ36103755)
- Knowledge on drafting of Softgoods pieces and assemblies
- Knowledge of CREO Sheet Metal
- Minimum 2 years' experience designing flight hardware and creating drawings for NASA/JSC
- Minimum of 2 years' experience using AutoCAD
- Minimum of 2 years' experience using PTC CREO


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