Softgoods Designer - Space Systems
Softgoods Designer - Space Systems - Softgoods Designer - Space Systems

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Softgoods Designer - Space Systems

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Softgoods Designer - Space Systems

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Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Company Profile Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory. For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas. Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries. Position Summary Working both independently and within project teams, is responsible and accountable for a variety of softgoods developed technical solutions, specifically for applications in the space environment and high-temperature space launch vehicles. Duties & Responsibilities Understands and uses the fundamentals for softgoods applications, including design development to technical specifications, concept model generation, preliminary structural assessment, drawing and pattern generation and formatting requirements. Determines the design concept and/or system approach based on evaluation of detailed requirements or performance specifications. Assists in the definition and determination of applicable softgood materials with knowledge of fabric types and construction techniques. Defines test and certification requirements and parameters, prepares and carries out detailed plans, and evaluates results to determine compliance. Works in conjunction with design / drafting personnel to generate softgoods drawings and associated patterns required for fabrication. Generates fabrication process steps and sequencing in production documentation. Coordinates with softgoods manufacturing personnel during production to resolve issues and answer design related questions. Knowledge in aerospace engineering and thermal protection systems. Assists the Project Manager in the support of the customer, including preparation of proposals, change requests, design reviews, and other requirements related to the design effort. Coordinates with internal functional departments, as required, to resolve technical and engineering process issues or concerns. Qualifications REQUIRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE Associates Degree or equivalent experience. 3 (Three) plus years softgoods / fabric design experience.CAD skills (Autocad, Solidworks, Pro-E) Knowledge of sewing machines Softgoods fabric patterning DESIRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE Experience in providing softgoods fabric solutions that meet demanding technical requirements in harsh environments.Prior aerospace and/or NASA experience a plus Creative Problem-Solving skills High temperature fabric knowledge and experience a plus Good math skills Good communication skills Ability to work well with others Basic chemistry knowledge Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors. Closing Statement As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact employees, workplaces, families and communities, many of Oceaneering's clients are requiring that all individuals working at their sites be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, including employees of Oceaneering and other contractors. Accordingly, only individuals who are, or are willing to be, fully vaccinated before their start date are eligible for this position. Any applicant selected for this position will be required to prove that they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.
As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.
We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.


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Published On 21-01-2023