Materials Engineer Job in HUNTSVILLE, AL

Vacancy No. Department George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
Salary $89,612.00 to $116,496.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/26/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
HUNTSVILLE, AL

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/26/2018

  • Salary

    $89,612 to $116,496 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Announcement number

MS18D0007

Control number

488496600

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    This is an AST Aerospace Materials Engineer position in the Nonmetallic Materials and Space Environmental Effects Branch (EM41), within the Engineering Directorate at Marshall Space Flight Center. Serves as a materials engineer and conducts fundamental or applied research related to structure, property, and durability relationships of aerospace materials and processes for launch vehicles, manned and unmanned spacecraft, related ground equipment and facilities. Includes research, testing and evaluation of ceramics, polymers, non-materials, bio-materials, composites, coatings, and related materials for scientific understanding and application to aerospace engineering.

    COMMENTS:

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    Responsibilities

    Plans and manages material and process development and qualification testing such as procedure implementation, test methodology and techniques, and suitability evaluation of polymeric materials such as Thermal Protection System (TPS) materials, for space applications.

    Plans and conducts experimental multi-discipline research, studies and investigations to develop new design guidelines, materials processes, fabrication technology, performance evaluation, and selection in support of aerospace applications.

    Advises other engineers, contractors and stakeholders on technical problems as subject matter expert in polymeric materials, applying new, innovative, and experimental engineering theories, developments, or practices for aerospace applications.

    Reviews materials engineering projects, study plans, specifications, schedules, resource allocation, and cost estimates for technical adequacy.

    Evaluates technical progress and project performance; develops and recommends courses of action to resolve problems and ensure conformance to specifications.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0806 Materials Engineering

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

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