Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Noise & Vibration Control
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Space suit audio communications equipment design, analysis, production, testing, certification, and delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary duties are centered upon architecting and implementing audio equipment for Lunar/Mars Exploration Space Suits This includes requirements analysis, equipment design and analysis, component selection, programming of audio processing software, production/assembly, equipment testing, product delivery, and space suit integration testing. This effort will involve acoustic performance testing including the set-up and operation of acoustic instrumentation and acoustic data acquisition systems, and the quantification of speech quality measurements in the presence of space suit background noise and acoustic effects and for differing space suit atmospheric pressures. Analysis reports and design products are to be produced to support each program milestone.

Job functions includes audio/acoustic laboratory equipment outfitting, operations, and maintenance with the aid of space suit technicians.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications

CAPABILITIES: The candidate shall possess a professional knowledge of acoustics including basic theory, wave propagation, decibels, levels, reflection, and absorption; noise control techniques; experience and competence with acoustic measurement equipment including a variety of microphones, acoustics calibrators, and data acquisition systems; experience with sound intensity and sound power measurements; knowledge of frequency domain processing including FFT theory and techniques, filtering techniques, and cross spectral techniques, software programming proficiencies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree with a master's degree in an acoustics/audio-related field of study
  • 10+ years of experience within acoustics and audio-related fields of work; inclusive of academic/commercial research positions
  • US citizen or Permanent Resident.

PREFERENCES:
  • Direct experience with Aerospace/NASA Hardware and software standards.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.

 

As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.

 

We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.