Mechanical Ground Support Engineer
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and
extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds
leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise
IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national
security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and
secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government
agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian,
health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000
employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges
facing our customers.
Peraton has an immediate need for a Mechanical Ground Support
Engineer (MGSE)atKennedy Space Center, Florida.
Supports the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) customer in a wide
range of engineering tasks, including tracking the design,
development, manufacturing, testing, processing, launch performance
and troubleshooting of launch pad ground systems used by various
launch vehicles for NASA and other agency missions. The tasks
involve heavy communication with NASA and Launch Vehicle Contractor
(LVC) engineers to ensure mission success.
Candidate will contribute to and present at engineering review
boards that affect future missions along with attending and
contributing to LVC design reviews, LSP readiness reviews, hardware
inspections and major operations at various launch facilities.
Candidate will also be involved with reviewing related
documentation from design drawings and requirements documents to
hardware build papers, along with operating a telemetry console
during launch to monitor/assess system performance. Candidate will
be required to clearly and concisely document findings/concerns and
present to fellow engineers and LSP engineering management.
- Prior experience in launch vehicle engineering mechanical or
fluid systems, preferred.
- Ability to comprehend engineering drawings, fluid analysis
(e.g. relief valve sizing, psychometric charts), and performing
minor stress calculations as a sanity check of existing and
proposed design changes.
- Provide an independent assessment of possible critical
- Strong background in some or all the launch vehicle
Mechanical/Fluids Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) functions to
include HVAC, pneumatics, lifting and handling, propellant loading,
hydraulics, and their interfaces to associated flight systems.
- Familiarity of common Military Standards, design principles and
- Require dependability, self-motivation, good communication,
strong interpersonal and good computer skills.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office/Windows OS required.
- Ability and willingness to travel.
- Requires minimum 8-10 years experience years with BS/BA or 6-8
years with MS/MA or PhD with 3-5 years of experience.
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