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Calibration Specialist - Mechanical - LASSO

Government and Military

Computer Specialist


Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States

Job Summary

Calibrate and repair physical, mechanical, and dimensional measuring and test equipment in a laboratory on Kennedy Space Center for aerospace work on our NASA contract.

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow documented procedures to calibrate, adjust and repair physical, mechanical, and dimensional measuring and test equipment.
- Assist in developing and validating new measurements methods, calibration procedures, and measurement uncertainty budgets.
- Perform duties in compliance with Federal, State, Local, NASA, and other governing regulations, requirements and KSC energy management, conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreement, security, safety, hurricane and specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section within the limits of established policy.
- Perform related duties as required.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Normally works in an environmentally controlled laboratory setting. Occasionally works at customer sites to include outdoors.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum 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 Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum 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 his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent, and completion of the US DOD PMEL. The following may be substituted for DOD PMEL training.

- Other relevant DOD technical training and five years of experience in calibration, or
- A two year technical college or university program in science technology, or math and five years of experience in calibration, or
- 10 years of experience working in a calibration laboratory in the physical, mechanical, and dimensional disciplines.

Applicants must provide proof of education, training, and experience. Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. Must be able to use a personal computer in the performance of automated calibration processes, for workload management, and tracking as required.

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. US Citizenship is required for unescorted access to assigned work area(s). Must be able to successfully pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries.

Preferred Qualifications

Five or more years of experience in in-situ calibration in an aerospace environment is highly desirable. Local candidates preferred. No relocation funding provided.