Company: Jacobs
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Edwards AFB, TN, US

Job function entails the design, fabrication, and testing of articles ranging from basic material coupons to complex rocket components from advanced materials, as well as the development of novel manufacturing techniques and test methods in support of advanced solid rocket propulsion technologies. Data analysis and report generation are expected. Participation at symposia, workshops, and conferences is also anticipated.


  • MS in an engineering discipline (materials science, chemical engineering preferred) or BS with 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of fiber reinforced polymer composite manufacturing processes, testing, and properties
  • Experience with polymeric material characterization techniques including: thermal, viscoelastic, electrical, and mechanical analysis
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to pass a background check and obtain a security clearance
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be a US citizen

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)
  • Lifting: 40lbs
  • Climbing: Yes
  • Crawling: Yes
  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety-toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses
  • Unusual physical requirements:
  • High noise level: Occasional loud noises during machine operation
  • Other: COVID-19 mitigations required - face coverings, masks, social distancing

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)
  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside/Lab 80%, Outside 20%
  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: 10F-115F
  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Working in or around a confined space, chemicals
  • Travel/transportation requirements: 5% Travel

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)
  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, machine interfaces
  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: Company owned truck, material handling equipment
  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Ability to operate hand/power tools

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)
  • Overtime, regular days, off days: 9/80 Schedule
  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: 1st
  • Necessity for regular attendance: 100%
  • Urgency for punctuality: 100%