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Job #: R-00024851
Location: Houston, TX
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Extravehicular Activity (EVA) crew scheduler is primarily responsible for the scheduling of EVA events for assigned International Space Station (ISS) crew, non-assigned crews, reserved astronauts (European Space Agency (ESA)/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)/Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities (Roscosmos)), and EVA development requirements; this includes the scheduling of Class I (CLS I) and Class III (CLS III) flight hardware events, training events conducted at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL), Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) chamber, HELO facilities, and other various facilities. The EVA scheduler integrates training requirements for astronauts, across Flight Operations Directorate (FOD) with EVA JSC-wide supporting organizations with the CLS I flight suits/hardware community, and with Program Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) logistics to meet the EVA training by appropriately managing FOD resources (people and facilities). The EVA scheduling office works to make the best crew EVA training flows as possible, within complex constraints so crew is ready to fly. Many activities are done in an approximate order and timeframe to effectively execute the job.

Primary Responsibilities

• Works closely with the Increment Training Integrators (ITIs) to accomplish the requirements necessary for

   their assigned expedition crew missions

• Works closely with the EVA division to accomplish the necessary EVA-supported events

• Works closely with the EVA Project Office (XX) to accomplish the necessary requirements for EVA flight

    hardware training, delivery, and mission support

• Works closely with NBL to plan SSRMS configurations for crew NBL runs

• Works closely with ESOC to coordinated scheduling EVA crew and non-assigned crew events within

   ESOC scheduling guidelines

• Knowledge of ESOC’s 3 page “HELO-FY 2017 Guidelines for EMU & Tool Schedules”

• Works closely with Space Vehicle Mockup Facility (SVMF) scheduler to schedule crew, non-assigned, and

   EVA Operations Branch (CX3) instructor certification lessons in overall EVA schedule

• Works with Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) scheduler

Basic Qualifications

• Knowledge of dive/fly medical constraints documented by the Space Medicine Division (SD) organization

• Knowledge of Fox scheduling operations

• Knowledge of crew class resource requirements in Fox

• Knowledge of variances in crew flows depending on experienced, newly assigned, ASCAN, or reserved


• Knowledge of CX3 instructor certification flows

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.

Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to work under pressure due to fast turnaround, or complexity of scheduling changes and impacts

• Ability to be flexible in a dynamic schedule where changes can occur because of on-orbit, program office,

   or hardware provider changes

• Ability to analyze and forecast well into the future for crew and EVA development events due to limited


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Configuration Management


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