Data Certification Operations Technician II


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 11 months ago

Location: Houston, TX
Category: Aerospace
Job ID: ADV000701

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We’re invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It’s our challenge as human beings, too. That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow 

Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

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 that will enable the exploration of space 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 together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Certification Ops. Technician II join our team with the Department.

This is a JETS II CBA position with Jacobs.    

The Data Certification Ops. Technician II will:

  • Perform calibrations on facility instrumentation in support of test operations, which may include temperature, pressure, and flow measurements.
  • Maintain cleanliness levels during calibration on specified hardware as required by NASA standards.
  • Mechanically and electrically disassemble and reassemble hardware as required for calibration, cleaning, or repairs.
  • Accurately complete calibration reports and file them properly.
  • Maintain calibration records using Calibration Database.
  • Maintain the facility calibration standards and process them through the MSCL as required by JSC policies.
  • Support instrumentation troubleshooting and repair activities as required.
  • Support facility gas analyzers or other equipment as required during human-in-the-loop testing operations.
  • Perform system checks on facility oxygen monitors as required.
  • Maintain the inventory of calibrated gases used in facility testing operations.
  • Maintain inventory of inactive instruments and spare parts in order to support test facility buildups or repair operations.
  • Perform precision measurements of facility instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  • Accurately enter calibration measurement results into a report on a computer that becomes the official record of calibration.
  • Lift and transport (usually on a dolly or cart) instrumentation and measurement equipment between the buildings and facilities they support.
  • Support the training and certification process of Data Certification Operations Technician I.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Skills:

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • General computer and typing skills.
  • Knowledge of calibration and metrology concepts.
  • General knowledge of mechanical systems and electrical circuits.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the field or related area.


  • Calibration experience.
  • Experience with cleanliness levels.
  • Gas analyzer experience.


Why Join Our Team?


Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!


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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:


  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off), when applicable
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Much, much more!


For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.





Physical Requirements: 

Requires occasional:

  • Climbing and maintaining balance on ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above or below ground level.
  • Bending, kneeling crouching, squatting and/or crawling from one to 30 minutes at a time.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds from ground level, at waist level and overhead.
  • Carrying up to 50 pounds for 5 yards.

Requires constant:

  • Seeing and hearing with or without correction.
  • Reaching for, handling and manipulating objects and materials in all directions.
  • Coordinating eyes, hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment.
  • Standing.

Requires the ability to:

  • Follow set procedures and standards.
  • Apply basic mathematical skills.
  • Plan and work selecting proper tools.
  • Compare and understand differences in the size, shape, and form or lines, figures, and objects.
  • Follow written and oral directions, plans and blueprints.
  • Picture and evaluate solid objects from drawings or diagrams using standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Recognize and report safety hazards.

Work Environment: 

Calibration Lab/industrial environment. Office environment. Exposure to uneven ground levels, high or low elevations, confined areas, various noise levels caused by power tools, machinery, equipment, etc., extreme hot or cold weather, excessive humidity, rain, etc. Other JSC Test Facility.

Equipment and Machines: 

Operate push carts for transporting hardware. Operation of various calibration standards (precision voltage and current sources and meters, flow instrumentation, pressure systems, gas dividers, vacuum systems, flow benches, etc.) Operate and maintain pressure system carts. Use hand tools and test instruments for troubleshooting hardware and performing repairs. Operate computer workstations and peripheral equipment in support of data handling requirements


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.  Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions: 

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.  Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to effectively interface with facility test team members.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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