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Amentum System Engineer - Civil/Structural Engineer 5 in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Company Conformance Statement

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are required to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures.

  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely.

  • Assist supervisors and other managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions.

  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Purpose and Scope

Perform a variety of civil/structural engineering assignments to support project development, design, operations, installation, and maintenance of systems such as culverts, roads/grounds, stormwater, structures, bridges, and other civil related systems. These systems are located at the Kennedy Space Center – at locations throughout the site, including at/around space flight hardware processing facilities, launch pad support buildings and facilities, engineering and administrative support buildings and other types of industrial and related support facilities.

Job Duties and Essential Responsibilities

System Specific

Perform a range of design development, analysis, or review tasks under minimal supervision. Assess culverts annually for condition, necessary repairs, current status, and other details as required by NASA. Assess street signs annually for condition, necessary repairs, reflectiveness, current status, and other details as required by NASA. Stay up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends related to civil/structural engineering. Provide onsite technical guidance as needed for new or existing equipment/structures installation and/or modifications that require civil/structural engineer expertise.


Revise and add new asset information in Maximo database for assigned equipment per MAR (Maintenance Action Request) process. Develop and maintain job plans and PMs for assigned equipment in accordance with launch and processing operations, NASA-STD-5008B and industry standard requirements. Address and justify preventive maintenance deferrals of assigned equipment. Conduct site visits to investigate system problems, propose solutions and provide recommendations to restore systems. Support shop technicians in troubleshooting issues related to assigned equipment as needed. Provide technical expertise for technical anomalies as they arise. Resolve and document failure anomalies regarding assigned equipment. Prepare Technical Anomaly reports and presentations documenting problems, concerns, and resolutions for assigned equipment to the Engineering Review Board.


Develop and present or represent mission related presentations to the NASA and/or EGS customer as required to present support readiness or failure concerns. Perform readiness assessments of assigned equipment and systems.

Project Support

Coordinate and work closely with requester, customers, other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements. Direct interface and liaison with internal and external customers at all levels from concept to final design and commissioning activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications. Support development of technical proposals, statements of work and/or provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work. Develop task order requirements to NASA to complete Operations & Maintenance Documentation (OMD) updates per specific, contracted timeframes. OMD updates could be on drawings or job plans for assigned equipment/systems. Coordinate and communicate effectively with CAD drafters, Design Engineers, or shop personnel by written or verbal means. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or related scientific field and/or 12+ years of job-related experience or equivalent and/or 18+ years relevant experience with no 4-year degree Good communication and analytical skills Knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, AutoCAD, MicroStation, SKM, ETAP, PLC interface software, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

May require some limited travel. May require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Required Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and reason.

  • Strong ability to use data and analysis to make fast data-driven decisions.

  • Capable of using spreadsheets, word processing and standard Microsoft Office software to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to read and understand schematics & blueprints.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Must possess general knowledge of office routines to include scheduling, general office administration, and a working knowledge of standard computer software.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to obtain and maintain required Government clearances/badges as required by program and position

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English, both verbal and written in an effective manner.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards; occasional lifting to 20 pounds; constant sitting with use of computer terminal; constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents; constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication; constant mental alertness; must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. Field work will consist primarily of site walk downs in support of corrosion planning. Site hazard training and Personal Protective Equipment are provided.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Safety - PSP enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks, and serving on safety committees and teams.

  • Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the PSP Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable PSP Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

  • Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to their job.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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