Jacobs Support Specialist II - Scheduler in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Support Specialist II - Scheduler


Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.


  • Integrated schedule development and management for asset groups, resource tracking, leveling and analysis, priority identification, critical path development and analysis, project plan development, technical assessments and mini schedules as required.

  • Interface with flow management, project managers, engineering, shop, area integrators, planners, schedulers or other customers to understand need dates, develop daily schedules and respond to changes and issues.

  • Candidate will participate in daily telecoms and scheduling meetings and demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities which pertain to operations support.

  • Supports Asset Management schedule development, integration, analysis and deployment as well as communication with KICS and integrated planners, area integrators, schedulers and customers in regards to changes and issues.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


At least four years of related experience in scheduling or related field

Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required to secure and schedule inter-organizational support.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office products, Internet browsers, and outlook; must be able to quickly master new computerized tools for schedule development. Primavera experience is preferred.

  • Should be technically-inclined and must be able to understand the execution of the work in order to maximize the efficiency of the crews and their activities. The tasks should be logically grouped for timely execution.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.

  • Position requires significant amount of keyboarding activities and meetings

  • Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.

  • May be required to wear hearing protection, eye protection and other associated personal protective equipment.

  • Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Work Environment

  • Typical office environment

  • Infrequently lifting and carrying items up to 20 pounds

  • Infrequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead

  • Infrequently traveling between buildings or to other center locations

  • Frequently interacting with team members, customers, leadership and other employees

  • Frequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a computer display, keyboard, and mouse.

Equipment and Machines

  • Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.

  • Variety of equipment used in performing research.


  • Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.

  • Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task.

  • Must be dependable and punctual.

  • Shift work may be required.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.

  • Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

  • Must comply with all “drug free workplace” requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.

  • Government security clearance may be required in the future.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Kennedy Space Center

Req ID: AS00039B