Blockhouse Monitor Coordinator

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Location
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
16 Nov 2016
Ref
AS0000MV
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
1. Must possess ability to clearly communicate in an easily understood manner over paging, intercom and telephone systems.

2. Maintain up-to-date status of all activities in the test stands and hazardous areas, understand the required safety standards and set the required degree of personnel access to all areas.

3. Act as the initial point of contact for all visitors to the test areas.

4. Track visitors to the area and ensure visitors to the hazardous test facilities badge in and out properly for accountability and safety purposes.

5. Ensure visitors to the hazardous test areas make appropriate contact with the test stand/area personnel prior to accessing the area.

6. Operate area-paging systems, communications console, Emergency Communication System and be thoroughly familiar with the emergency safety console and emergency response procedures.

7. Follow detailed test operation procedures and verbal direction over the net during actual test operations.

8. Maintain the Propulsion Area Redbooks with current emergency procedures and area personnel lists.

9. Perform additional related duties as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have either (1) a minimum of two (2) years direct technical experience in test operations at WSTF in the Propulsion Test Department, or (2) have a minimum of four (4) years of related experience working in a test or operations environment operating or using safety/warning systems and paging/intercommunication systems on a daily basis. Strong interpersonal skills are required for his position. Must have basic computers skills, including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Within (1) one year, must meet requirements for qualification as Blockhouse Monitor (PDQ-001) as specified in the White Sands Training Database or SATERN. Must pass a physical examination as determined by the WSTF physical examinations requirements for the job classification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION

Will be required to climb stairs in order to access equipment for trouble shooting. May be required to wear breathing protection (respirator), hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment. Position may involve extended periods of sitting 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 30 pounds. Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT

Will be required to work inside and outside throughout the test complex. Position requires individual to travel to different areas on site. Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.

EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS

Computer work required. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.

CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE

Regular attendance and punctuality is required. Occasional overtime may be required in support of test project schedules or other priority assignments as determined by management or customer needs. Normal working hours are nine (9) hour per day with some flexibility based on pre-approval. A condensed work schedule, allowing alternate Fridays off, is typically in use for each two week pay cycle (9-80 schedule).

OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Dress must be appropriate for the position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or others in accordance with NASA and Company policies. Must be a U.S Citizen. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must be able to pass a physical examination as determined by the NASA White Sands Test Facility and the Company for the job classification. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing. Must maintain site access to NASA facilities and computer systems.