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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Spring 2020)

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Part time
  •  Durham, NC
  •  R0009073

SUMMARY: Interns will work with a designated mentor or team to gain a thorough understanding of the career field of interest to include theory and practical application of obtained knowledge. The intern will benefit from mentoring, coaching and side-by-side work with knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field. The objective is real, hands-on work assignments related to intern’s major, providing them with skills vitally important in today’s business environment. Those interested in employment following an internship will be considered based on current openings, performance during internship, and proximity to graduation.

At SNC’s Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Translate conceptual drawings, verbal descriptions, and sketches into detailed models and drawings
  • Generate Engineering Change Orders (ECO) within Configuration Management (CM) system
  • Prepare supporting technical documentation and analyses for internal and external use
  • Assist in preparation of Manufacturing and Test plans/procedures Interact with Manufacturing and Test supporting the fabrication and validation of hardware
  • Job shadows at all levels in the field
  • Performs administrative functions as needed
  • Assists in the coordination and execution of company events

Must Haves:

  • Completed a minimum of 30 credit hours while pursuing a degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • A GPA of 3.2 or above; 3.0 or above for working students 
  • Technical skills complimentary to the field of interest
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel and Visio; Access is a plus
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Presentation skills using Powerpoint helpful
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Detail oriented.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with 3D design/drafting package (SolidWorks Preferred)
  • Ability to create/revise technical documents
  • Ability to perform basic mechanical stress analyses

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

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