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Jacobs Senior Welding Engineer in Houston, Texas

Senior Welding Engineer


Are you passionate about human spaceexploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with adynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we needyou!

We need your commitment, teamwork,and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over theglobe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds tohelp us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality oflife of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and weneed you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deepspace exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutionsprovider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significantrole to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of everyhuman spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orionspacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, theorbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back andforth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep spaceexploration.From critical systems onthe ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanceddevelopment for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of thefoundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC,the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samplesreturned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbitaldebris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of theorigins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of ourteam!

We are currently in need of a Senior Welding Engineer to join our team with MRI Inc., a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

As a Senior Welding Engineer you will:

  • Implement NASA’s requirements for welding/brazing and oversight protocols for space flight hardware.

  • Review project documentation and specifications to ensure NASA standards are met with regard to welding/brazing.

  • Define welding/brazing requirements and support to human spaceflight programs, notably the Gateway program.

  • Provide welding/brazing support on failure analysis investigations, material selection, design reviews, and processes specifications.

  • Provide input to project specifications and ensure appropriate welding/brazing requirements are incorporated into all project specifications at the right level.

  • Develop welding/brazing process and filler metal control specifications.

  • Perform other duties as required.



  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and nine (9) years direct engineering experience.

  • Recognized expertise in areas of responsibility and welding processes, such as SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, PAW, Orbital and Pipe Welding, Electron Beam Welding, Friction Stir Welding, Laser Welding, Induction and Torch Brazing, among others.

  • Knowledge of welding/brazing requirements for aerospace structural components, and pressure vessels/systems.

  • Knowledge of AWS specifications, metallic specifications, properties, and testing.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Knowledge of NASA Standards used for spaceflight hardware.

  • Previous experience supporting Materials and Processes for NASA/Aerospace projects, as well as working on a NASA project.

Why Workon Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of allthat we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We lookforward to seeing you!

SeeWhat We Do

JacobsAerospace Solutions Overview

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In addition to exciting careeropportunities we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

Formore information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson SpaceCenter, please

  • Mustbe a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government backgroundinvestigation.

  • Managementhas the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has beenadvertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally an office environment, butcan involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). Mayrequire lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


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

Other Essential Functions

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

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language . Jacobs is a background screening drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston

Req ID: AER0003IY