Pressure Recertification Technician III

Hampton, Virginia
02 Sep 2016
19 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work - operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME), as described below. •Maintenance - Research and institutional facility maintenance includes, but not limited to, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, repairs, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), and maintenance/operation of central utilities (e.g., electrical power distribution, potable water, storm water drainage) •Operations - Facilities Operations support includes, but not limited to, wind tunnels, laboratories, and test stands testing, instrumentation calibration/repair; plant and utilities (e.g., high pressure air, Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) and Steam Plant); technology development and administration, including, but not limited to, Facility Automation Systems (FAS) and Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) •Engineering - Facility engineering includes, but not limited to, engineering studies, design, construction, construction management, configuration management, tactical engineering, pressure system recertification, project management/planning support.


Pressure re-certification technicians perform routine inspections on process piping systems and ground based pressure vessels based on government inspection standards and criteria. Additional job requirements and positions responsibilities include: developing inspections plans, updating pressure systems documentation, field identification and verification of system components, research of system components and developing contact reports based in communications with component manufacturers and vendors, developing isometric sketches of piping systems and pressure vessels to reflect changes in system configuration and developing isometric piping weld maps.

U.S. Citizenship required. Two (2) years of college with courses in engineering, mathematics, or science, plus two (2) years of related experience or any combination of relevant education and experience for a total of four (4) years. Must have ability to understand basic engineering terminology.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment:

Office environment. (75%) Test Environment- May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. Travel between facilities and test sites is required. (5%)

Physical Requirements:

Must have sufficient mobility to enter all areas of test facilities. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs. Significant time is spent in active test facilities and laboratories. Must be physically capable of crawling and climbing around piping systems and pressure vessels and working at elevated heights. Must be able to pass a company provided "High Worker" physical examination. Must attend client provided training and be capable of successfully passing examinations to qualify as a "Radiation Monitor." May be exposed to areas of high noise levels. (25%)

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.) (30%) Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (10%)


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (20%)

Other Essential Functions:

U.S. Citizenship required. 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. Must be able to balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver's license is required.