Jacobs Cleaning Mechanical Technician 1 in Houston, Texas

Cleaning Mechanical Technician 1


NASA’s Mission Operations for the International Space Station is located at Johnson Space Center. On Jacobs’ JETS contract we provide engineering services to JSC. Come join us and be a vital part of operating the largest space station ever built.

We're looking for a Cleaning Mechanical Technician 1.

This is a JETS CBA position with Jacobs.

The selected candidate for this role will:

  • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble components and assemblies for the purpose of cleaning contamination to a specified cleaning standard, requirement, or per instruction.

  • Work will be performed under direct supervision of another technician or involve simple tasks.

  • Maintain and operate under clean room standards.

  • Log data for work performed.

  • Bag and tag items to maintain cleanliness and tracking of flight and non-flight purposes.

  • Perform related duties as required.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to hold necessary security clearances.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.


  • Prior clean room experience which includes the following cleaning methods: abrasive, chemical (solvent based), ultrasonic.

  • Clean room protocols and familiarization with maintenance procedures (sticky pads, filter change out, etc.).

  • Handling of NASA flight hardware.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to see color differentiation when using ultraviolet light.

Requires occasional:

  • Climbing and maintaining balance on ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above or below ground level.

  • Hearing with or without correction.

  • Bending, kneeling, crouching, squatting, and/or crawling from one to 30 minutes at a time.

  • Reaching for, handling and manipulating objects and materials in all directions.

Requires Frequent:

  • Lifting up to 20 pounds from ground level and waist level.

Requires Constant:

  • Coordinating eyes, hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment.

  • Carrying up to 20 pounds for 20 yards.

  • Standing.

  • Seeing with or without correction.

Requires the ability to:

  • Follow set procedures and standards.

  • Planning work and selecting proper tools.

  • Follow written and oral directions, plans, and blueprints.

  • Picture and evaluate solid objects from drawings or diagrams using standards that can be measured or checked.

  • Recognize and report safety hazards.

PPE and clothing for clean room environment must be worn. Respirator may be used when filling/using chemical.

Work Environment:

Typically a cleanroom environment with exposure to various noise levels caused by power tools, machinery, equipment, etc. High noise area in the ultrasonic cleaning area.

Equipment and Machines:

Operate and maintain chemical vats, pumps, ultrasonic cleaners, compressed air, purified water, and wash tanks/sinks. Ultraviolet lamps, magnifying lenses, and other visual inspection tools. Heat sealing machines for bagging/wrapping.

Computer workstations, peripheral equipment to maintain/adjust database logs and records, and print documents. Other office machines (printer, fax, etc.)


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Why Work for JETS?

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • Benefits Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now! ( http://www.wehavespaceforyou.com/ ).

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston

Req ID: AER00016T