The AM Agency
Environmental Control and Life Supp

Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) and Thermal Control Systems (TCS) Hardware Project/Test Engineer


  • Perform development and certification engineering duties for the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, and Advance Exploration Systems (AES) Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) and Thermal Control Systems (TCS) hardware including the air monitoring, emergency response, and thermal control hardware.
  • Perform sustaining engineering, research and development, new development, and testing functions in manufacturing, procuring, assembling, and testing flight hardware items.
  • Coordinate with matrix organizations and vendors in issue resolution, assembly, and acceptance testing of flight hardware.
  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed.
  • Perform failure troubleshooting and resolution as needed.
  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
  • Work in a team environment, and report to a more senior engineer, project lead, or project manager for technical support and task assignment.
  • Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.
  • Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

This position has been posted at multiple levels.  Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, thermal testing, design software and tools, and office software.
  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical systems, and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules, and to work unsupervised for long periods of time.


  • Chemical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering degree.
  • Experience with ECLSS and/or TCS hardware.
  • Experience with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • The ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle and its associated processes.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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