Section 514: Component Engineering & Assurance Office
Section 514 Groups
The Component Engineering & Assurance Office is responsible for providing electronic parts, products and services for JPL, NASA and other customers. We support work on electronic parts, micro structures/devices, various R&TD, material systems/structures, electromechanical devices, including testing services (radiation dosing, X-Ray/CSAM inspections, vibration, packaging evaluation, thermal cycling/accelerated life/qualification, etc.) and parts acquisition/inventory.
+ Org Chart w/ phones (JPL Only) Organizational Objectives
The Component Engineering & Assurance Office will support the objectives of the Mission Assurance Office by:
Reviewing every electrical, electronic and electromechanical part intended for use in space flight for compatibility with the intended space environment and mission life.
Providing for the acquisition, test inventory and records for flight electronic parts.
Providing employees with an environment and management structure that enables career growth and satisfaction.
Develop and Implement Electronic Parts Programs, Requirements and Plans for JPL Projects and Instruments
Provide Electronic Parts Selection, Evaluation, Test, Risk assessment and mitigation. Characterization and Application Support to JPL Projects
Operate and Maintain the following:
Radiation Effects Laboratory
Reliability & Failure Analysis Laboratory
Electronic Parts Flight Stores
Provide for the Acquisition, Test, Inventory and Records for Flight Electronic Parts
Perform Electronic Parts Reliability and Radiation Effects Testing, Analysis and Research in Support of the NASA Electronic Parts and Packaging (NEPP) Program
Provide Failure Investigation, Analyses and Recommendations for Corrective Action
Participate in conferences and seminars by presenting technical papers.
Develop Industry and Government Partnerships and Collaboration Agreements to Benefit JPL Applications and Activities
Implement JPL’s Government-Industry Data Exchange (GIDEP) and NASA Alert programs.