AECOM KPLSS Contract Life Support Technician in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

United States of America - Florida, Kennedy Space Center

Job Summary


Under supervision, operate, maintain, and service Life Support equipment used to provide protection to users against hypergolic propellants, caustic agents, and toxic environments. Performs work in other classifications incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignment. Perform duties in compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations and NASA and Air Force regulations. Complies with KSC/CCAFS energy management conservation regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreement, security, safety, and specialized programs or contractual requirements working within the limits of established policy.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works from work authorizations and general instructions.

  • Life support equipment includes; gas masks, liquid air and oxyen back packs, resuscitators, SCAPE suits, and similar emergency breathing devices, environmental control units, and protective clothing equipment and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

  • Evaluate test and repair equipment on a periodic basis.

  • Ensure assigned Life Support equipment is maintained in a state of readiness and performs to designated parameters as outlined in procedures and permitted within the required certification areas that include: operations and/or maintenance of Emergency Breathing Equipment (EBE), Environmental Control Units (ECU), Protective Clothing Equipment (PCE), Self Contained Atmospheric Protection Ensemble (SCAPE) support, resuscitators, clean room, and others.

  • Provide foreign and domestic user personnel with various life support equipment at various worksites.

  • Maintain communications with users throughout operation to ensure proper equipment functions.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintain 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. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand their 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 their job.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent and vocational/technical training beyond high school. Five years of job related experience or equivalent. Thorough knowledge of all principles with a specific (shop craft, technical, or administrative) discipline and Federal, State, and Local regulations including NASA and USAF relating to areas of specialty. Life Support Systems experience to include SCAPE, ELSA's, Breathing Air Back Packs, and O&M of cryogenic and pressurized systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Aerospace Technology degree, Local candidates preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195535BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.