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    > LS-TX-HO-07:024: Project Engineer for Exercise Countermeasures Project
    > Category Engineering/Technical
    > Group Life Sciences Group
    > Location TX-Houston
    > Schedule Full Time
    > Job Description
    > The purpose of this position is to support the Exercise
    > Countermeasures Project (ECP) at the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC).
    > This position assists in evaluating and validating candidate exercise
    > countermeasure hardware and prescriptions, alone and in combination
    > with other countermeasures, for the protection of crew health and
    > safety during lunar and Mars space travel. This position has technical
    > responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and
    > coordinating ECP engineering and science assignments, and serves as a
    > technical expert for completion of literature searches, generation of
    > draft operational test protocols, and compilation of test findings
    > pertinent to the project. The incumbent communicates project
    > objectives, needs, and requirements to project team leaders;
    > coordinates meetings; generates and maintains project documentation,
    > and assists in the long-term planning for meeting programmatic goals.
    > Additional responsibilities include support of ECP ground analog and
    > flight studies and may require frequent travel to UTMB in Galveston,
    > Texas. The incumbent will be responsible for representing the NASA ECP
    > Project Manager, Lead Engineer, and Scientist in a multidisciplinary
    > team and obtaining approvals from JSC and other review boards. This
    > individual must possess a thorough understanding of research and
    > mechanical design, ability to critically analyze research data and
    > assimilate findings. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of
    > biomechanics. Knowledge and experience with mechanical/aerospace
    > engineering and human exercise physiology is strongly desired. The
    > incumbent will also be responsible for performing other assignments or
    > duties as required.
    > * Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental
    > plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing
    > and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the Company's
    > safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety
    > violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory
    > or management personnel * Responsible for compliance with the Quality
    > Assurance Plan, policies and procedures * Must maintain regular and
    > acceptable attendance level as determined by the Company * Demonstrate
    > a strong work ethic and commitment to the customer, program, and team
    > * Generate and maintain the ECP Documentation (e.g., study proposals,
    > master protocols, etc.) * Complete literature searches in support of
    > ECP sponsored studies, and manuscript/report writing * Generate inputs
    > for ECP sponsored studies * Coordinate regular meetings of and
    > generate products resulting from collaborating NASA centers, the ECP
    > Investigator Team, and other Project stakeholders * Perform computer
    > aided design and structural analysis, as required * Perform
    > biomechanical analysis using motion capture systems, force sensing
    > systems, and computer-based multibody dynamics simulation software *
    > Perform physiological assessments using metabolic gas analysis
    > systems, heart rate monitors, and other biometrics measurement
    > instrumentation * Develop test plans for directed research in
    > ambulatory subjects, space flight analogues, and available flight
    > opportunities to maximize the efficiency of the candidate exercise
    > hardware and prescriptions for transit and surface operations *
    > Support science activities for ECP space flight and ground analog
    > studies, including frequent travel to the bed rest facility at UTMB in
    > Galveston * Provide inputs to weekly and monthly reports * Present
    > findings and information to the ECP team, collaborating NASA centers,
    > and other Project stakeholders * Communicate project objectives,
    > needs, and requirements to project team leaders, and assist in
    > long-term planning for meeting programmatic goals
    > * Bachelor's Degree plus 6 years of experience; or Master's Degree
    > plus 4 years of experience in a biomechanical/engineering field; or
    > equivalent experience.
    > * Demonstrated experience in successful proposal writing and/or
    > technical writing (e.g. publications).
    > * Standard PC and Microsoft Office software proficiency for preparing
    > reports and presentations * Ability to complete basic statistical
    > techniques
    > DESIRED:
    > * Education in exercise physiology
    > * A minimum of 3 years of experience in a life sciences position,
    > conducting or coordinating research on human subjects * Previous NASA
    > flight and ground hardware development, integration, verification
    > and/or sustaining engineering experience * Minimum of 1 year
    > experience in a position related to NASA support or aerospace support
    > is strongly desired * Knowledge of current space flight exercise
    > hardware and physiologic trends, including published and unpublished
    > findings is preferred * Experience with basic exercise physiology and
    > biomechanical procedures and hardware (e.g., muscle function testing,
    > motion capture analysis, etc.)
    > * Effective written and verbal communication skills, both formal and
    > informal * Ability to travel independently (domestic and
    > international) * Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a
    > team member * Ability to coordinate and conduct hardware and protocol
    > studies using human subjects.
    > * Ability to generate and update project schedules using Microsoft
    > Project.
    > EEO/Affirmative Action Statement
    > Wyle Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.
    > Application Instructions
    > For immediate confidential consideration, please apply online by
    > clicking "Apply Now to Join Our Team."
    > Contact Information - facilitated through Cyber Recruiter
    > John De Witt, Ph.D., C.S.C.S.
    > NASA - Johnson Space Center
    > Exercise Physiology Laboratory
    > Houston, TX 77058
    > 281-483-8939 / 281-483-4181 (fax)