Flight Ops Safety Engineer (Supporting NASA at Johnson Space Center)
Houston, Texas
1d ago
  • Houston, Texas
  • Title :

    Flight Ops Safety Engineer (Supporting NASA at Johnson Space Center)

    Experienced engineer to serve as a member of Flight Operations Directorate (FOD) Operations Safety Branch, with responsibility for providing leadership and official representation of FOD to the International Space Station Program (ISSP), Exploration, Commercial Crew, Gateway and Human Landing System (HLS) Safety programs.

    The candidate will provide safety support to the Chief of Flight Operations Safety Office.

    Responsibilities include :

    1. Representing the FOD as a consultant for operations safety to ISSP, Exploration, and Commercial Crew safety panels / working groups.

  • Performing research and analyses of hardware and software data to identify possible safety inconsistencies and enforce changes consistent with program requirements.
  • Serving as an authority and consultant for the operational controls process for safety hazards.
  • Advocating appropriate monitoring and verifications of hazard controls.
  • 2. Providing expert advice associated with the operational management of risk to FOD management and flight control teams.

  • Integrating with the appropriate technical support across the operations community.
  • Supporting FOD internal activities related to flight safety (JOPs, FOD FRR, etc).
  • 3. Soliciting inputs from across the Directorate on issues related to safety; and facilitating resolution of these concerns with the appropriate portions of the Safety community.

    A working knowledge of NASA flight operations, safety requirements, engineering and physics, the FOD organization, and ISS Program knowledge is highly desired.

    Demonstrated performance in leadership, delivering win-win solutions, and understanding when to hold firm while considering all viewpoints is required.

    Attention to detail is required along with the ability to work / negotiate with multiple customers across NASA, ISS International Partners, and commercial providers on a daily basis.

    This position requires strict adherence to deadlines as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Qualifications :

    Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or other technically related area plus 4 years of related experience.

    Scheduled Weekly Hours :

    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and / or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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