Sunday , December 10 2023

NASA JPL Jobs – Pressure Systems Engineer

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Job Description:

This unique opportunity is part of the Mechanical Fabrication and Test Section which maintains technical support facilities and resources that provide the services required to fabricate, assemble, and test electro-mechanical developmental and flight hardware.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess configuration, operability and safety risk of each pressure system per JPL/NASA standards
  • Perform engineering analyses and life assessments on a variety of pressure systems using the appropriate consensus code (i.e. ASTM, ASME, API, MIL)
  • Advise Laboratory personnel on material selection and system configuration during design phase of pressure system based on advanced
  • practical knowledge of national consensus code requirements and inherent understanding of pressure system safety
  • Provide direction and mentoring to other personnel within the organization in the area of pressure system engineering
  • Participate in Laboratory safety meetings as a subject matter expert in the area of pressure systems safety (including hydrogen and acutely hazardous gas safety)

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of ASME Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Codes, Cal/OSHA Unified Pressure Vessel Code, hydrogen systems, acutely hazardous gas systems, cryogenic systems, hazardous materials, and federal, state, and local regulatory compliance requirements
  • Ability to effectively interface with multiple levels of management, operations personnel and technical experts
  • Broad understanding of Non-Destructive Testing methods to include Visual Testing (VT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Radiographic Testing (RT), or Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Prefer Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and/or Professional Engineer (PE) with extensive design experience and working knowledge in pressure systems engineering

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 6 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 4 year of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Must be a communicator and analyst of pressurized systems with the ability to think both within and beyond the codes associated with those systems and effectively communicate requirements and solutions to a diverse customer base
  • Must be computer literate and experienced in the use of CAD or similar drafting software and MS office programs
  • Must have advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience with pressurized system design, operation and/or safety, and experience interpreting/applying ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Codes.

Job Details:

Company:  JPL

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Pasadena, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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