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Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)

Facilities Operations Manager Job

Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc) - Hampton, VA

Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work - operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME), as described below. *Maintenance - Research and institutional facility maintenance includes, but not limited to, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, repairs, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), and maintenance/operation of central utilities (e.g., electrical power distribution, potable water, storm water drainage) *Operations - Facilities Operations support includes, but not limited to, wind tunnels, laboratories, and test stands testing, instrumentation calibration/repair; plant and utilities (e.g., high pressure air, Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) and Steam Plant); technology development and administration, including, but not limited to, Facility Automation Systems (FAS) and Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) *Engineering - Facility engineering includes, but not limited to, engineering studies, design, construction, construction management, configuration management, tactical engineering, pressure system recertification, project management/planning support.


Leads, supervises, and directs teams of engineers and technicians responsible for planning, executing, and closing out discrete wind tunnel test programs in the National Transonic Facility. Establishes test timelines, manages all test-related resources, and evaluates deliverables for quality and completeness. Duties also include identifying and implementing process improvements, determining and coordinating required facility upgrades, and producing/delivering technical papers and presentations when warranted. Develops and implements training programs for new and existing personnel. Works with peers across the organization to optimize workforce deployment and ensure continuity of operations. Reviews and modifies standard operating procedures, work instructions, checklists, etc.

Establishes and maintains large cross-functional network of resources to assist in providing high-quality solutions for client. Will interface with subordinates, peers, senior management, and client personnel at all levels as needed.

US Citizenship required. BS degree from an accredited college or university and eleven (11) years related experience, or MS degree and nine (9) years related experience or Ph.D. and five (5) years of related experience. Demonstrated leadership ability, and good communication skills are required.

Preferred: BS degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school or a MS degree from an ABET accredited engineering school.

Courses in Business Management experience/education a plus. Must have demonstrated ability to supervise and lead teams in preparing and conducting wind tunnel tests of scale models; to maintain good interpersonal relations with test team members (including test customer personnel) while meeting time, quality, and cost requirements; to recognize the importance of customer relations; to respond properly to changing customer needs; and to multi-process inputs with a coherent output.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment

Office Environment. (80%)

Test/Industrial Environment - May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities (15%). Travel between facilities and test sites is required (5%)

Physical Requirements:

Must have sufficient mobility to enter into confined spaces, crawl into or onto various assemblies while maintaining a clear vision of safety is required. Potential exposure to high noise levels, hazardous chemicals, propellants and the like. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs.

Must have sufficient mobility to enter all areas of test facilities; crawl, climb ladders, enter confined spaces, ability to work at elevated levels on platforms and scaffolding, etc. (20%)

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment - PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.

Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Safety and personal protective equipment (20%).


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (

Other Essential Functions:

U.S. Citizenship required. 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 balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. A valid driver's license is required.

Job Criteria:

Start Date:

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Years of Experience Required:

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Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)


Facilities Operations Manager Job Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc) - Hampton, VA, United States


Location: Hampton, VA

Company Profile:
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With 2013 revenues of nearly $12 billion, we offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance. Our primary markets include: