BILLABLE LABOR CATEGORY: Mechanical Design Drafter-(ET1 – ET3)


LOCATION: Houston Tx


We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems enabling space exploration while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working with NASA at centers across the United States.

The Mechanical Design Drafter will:

  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities on the International Space Station and space exploration
  • Work in a team environment to analyze requirements from the customer and develop design solutions
  • Design, develop, test, handle implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems
  • Perform engineering design evaluations
  • Produce engineering drawings conforming to JPR 8500 and other applicable standards
  • Perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis
  • Produce mechanical, electrical cable, and soft goods drawings conforming to NASA/JSC JPR 8500 and ASME Y14 standards
  • Prepare reports and present designs at various design reviews using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Support project meetings and create reports as required
  • Produce other preferred design documentation
  • Perform other tasks assigned

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment - Generally, an office environment can involve inside or outside work, depending on the task.
  • Physical Requirements - Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting carrying up to 25 lbs. (5%the of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines - Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance - Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside the regular schedule and adjust the schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.
  • Other Essential Functions - Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.



This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • Typically requires a HS Diploma or equivalent and 15 years of experience in the field or related area. It may require additional experience or education in one of the physical sciences directly applicable to the tasks performed.
  • Must have the ability to produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14.5
  • Must have experience producing, designing, developing, testing, and handling the implementation of technical products and systems
  • Must have design experience using solid modeling CAD software, including some working knowledge using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Products


• Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (NASA/JSC JPR 8500)

• Familiarization with JSC Fabrication Tolerances and Practices (SKZ36103755)

• Minimum 6 years of experience designing flight hardware and creating drawings for NASA/JSC.

• Minimum of 6 years experience using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering

• Minimum of 2 year’s experience using AutoCAD


“Aeyon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Aeyon is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Aeyon are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Aeyon will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on these characteristics.”