Jacobs Machinist C in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Machinist C


This is aNASA Test Evaluation and Support Team Contract (TEST2) position and may beassigned to Jacobs Technology or a teammate company. Must be able to perform machinist tasks toinclude, but not limited to, read basic shop drawings/blueprints. Must becapable of performing basic layout work and partial equipment set-ups under thesupervision of more senior shop personnel or management. Must demonstrate theability to safely operate saws, lathes, mills, drill presses, and benchgrinders and perform this work within tolerances of /- .005 of an inchconsistently. Performs work and maintains work area in a neat, orderly, andsafe manner. Must be able to display and execute a Safety First stance withyourself and your coworkers. Must be able to work individually or as a memberof a team to accomplish assigned tasks. Must wear appropriate PersonnelProtective Equipment (PPE) as directed and immediately communicate all safetyconcerns with management. Must be able to perform duties consistent with theclassification under the supervision (or instruction) of senior shop personnelas assigned by management. Must be able to coordinate with management resourceand material needs. Perform related duties as required.


This isan entry level position; prior machine shop experience is preferred but notrequired.

  1. Mustpass machine part qualification test for Machinist C prior to hire.

  2. Mustpossess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.

  3. Must meetand maintain all certification requirements for this position as specified inthe White Sands Training Database or as directed by management.

  4. Mustpass a physical examination if required by the White Sands Test Facility (WSTF)or Jacobs Engineering.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements: Position may involve extended periods ofsitting or standing. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing,extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30pounds. Position is located on ahazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in theevent of an emergency.

Work Environment: Desk/office work approximately 40% of the time and fieldwork the remaining time. Will be required to work inside and outside throughoutthe test complex. Position requiresindividual to travel to different areas on site. Walking on uneven terrain including pavedareas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations onthe facility. All work must be completedin a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.

Equipment and Machines: Computer work required. Strong knowledge of Microsoft programs suchas Word, and Excel is required. Use ofcalculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and otherstandard office equipment is required. Operation of a government motor vehicle may berequired.

Attendance: Regular attendance and punctuality as scheduled isrequired. Occasional overtime may berequired in support priority assignments as determined by management orcustomer needs. Personnel in the branch arecross-trained to allow for normal planned vacation and sick leave.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively withindividuals at all levels of the organization.Mustexhibit professional behavior in all interaction peers/management and withcustomers.Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Strongwritten and oral communications skills are needed. Must be able to pass aphysical examination as determined by the JWSG physical examinationrequirements for the job classification.Pre-employment drug screening is required.Must possess and maintain a valid driver’slicense.Must pass Federal backgroundinvestigation and maintain access to government facilities and computersystems.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces

Travel No

Req ID: AS000397