BILLABLE LABOR CATEGORY: Vibro-Acoustic Analysis Engineer (EN2)


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.

This position will support NASA's major human spaceflight programs supporting vehicle design and qualification.

The selected candidate will:

  • Perform modal, random vibration, vibroacoustic, and shock analysis
  • Build and process dynamic structural models
  • Be proficient in finite element, statistical energy, and boundary element modeling techniques
  • Perform modal and vibro-acoustic model correlation and environment reconstruction
  • Support modal, vibro-acoustic, random vibration, and shock testing
  • Have experience with NASA qualification and acceptance vibration test requirements
  • Prepare structural analysis reports and presentations
  • Provide guidance for vibration test setup and test plans
  • 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 and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% 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 a regular schedule and adjust to 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.



BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited engineering school and three (3) years of direct engineering experience, or an MS degree from an accredited engineering school and two (2) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. and one (1) year of direct engineering experience

  • Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required
  • Basic understanding of working proficiency of VA-One, Wave-6, or equivalent Vibro-acoustic program
  • MATLAB, C++, or Python programming experience
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • NASTRAN or equivalent FEM software
  • Previous spaceflight hardware experience, specifically with dynamic analysis and testing


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