GHG Corporation
  • IMOC II
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Job purpose

This is an entry level position. As a member of the EVA, Robotics and Mechanical Systems Organization, this candidate will be assigned to support NASA's Flight Operations Directorate at the Johnson Space Center in the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) discipline.

Duties and responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will first become certified as an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Systems or EVA Task crew instructor.
  • Additionally, the candidate will become certified at the Mission Planning and Support Room (MPSR) position in the Mission Control Center (MCC), eventually leading to certification at the Flight Control Room (FCR) position.
  • In this capacity, the candidate will function as the operations lead for EVA missions, providing all planning, development and integration.
  • Frequent interactions with diverse organizations require development of close working relationships facilitated by good interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate will be required to give technical and high level presentations to a variety of panels and forums, and will be required to participate in and contribute to group efforts to streamline and upgrade technical and administrative processes.
  • Night, weekend, and holiday work may be required for integrated simulations and flight support.
  • Domestic and international travel may also be required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a completed degree in Engineering or Science by December 2022.
  • 0-2 years of experience.
  • The successful candidate must have a technical background and a good understanding of engineering principles.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated initiative, outstanding organizational skills, the ability to participate in a team environment, and the ability to function well under pressure is also required.
  • Must be proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • Must have strong multi-tasking / work prioritization skills.
  • Must be able to meet JSC requirements for certification as a Flight Controller.
  • Must be able to apply for and successfully receive / maintain the required security clearance.
  • Must be able to pass an Air Force Class III physical.

Competencies

  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Technical Capacity
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Initiative

Working environment

  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, limited physical activity is required.

Physical requirements

  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Position Expectations

  • This is a full-time position.
  • Shift work is required (nights, weekends, and holidays).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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