Mobility Internship - Powertrain Engineering (Summer 2017)

Internship (Summer) is for May 2017 thru August 2017.

Mobility Engineering interns provide engineering support to one or more areas of ground combat vehicles: engines, cooling systems, suspension, gear boxes, air intake, exhaust, transmissions, or other mobility systems. As an intern within the Mobility Engineering organization, you will be part of an integrated product team in the development of a vehicle platform. You will perform roles similar in nature to our entry-level engineers, which may include but are not limited to the management of risks, coordination of projects, follow-up on team action items, as well as completion of engineering documentation in support of design reviews, processing change requests, and requesting support services.

Job Functions (Essential):

1. Create/Update tools such as presentations about system architecture, powertrain/cooling systems optimization, and design of current or future products

2. Research diesel engines, mechanical transmissions, and powertrain cooling systems to gain a general understanding of implementation in military vehicles

3. Gain hands on combat vehicle experience through review, installation, and/or testing

4. Aid in the documentation of existing 3D models as well as loading models to the document management system using PTC Creo

5. Complete work assignments in a thorough, consistent and punctual manner

6. Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures, and rules governing professional staff behavior

7. Adhere to company and professional ethics governing the handling of confidential information and the observation of confidentiality

8. Maintain professional relationships with company employees, clients and customers, both internal and external

9. Keep management abreast of progress and pending problems

Required Skills and Education

Required Skills/Education include:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related
  • Completed a minimum of two years of college (Junior or Senior status) with a 3.0/4.0 GPA or equivalent academic record. Lower GPA considered if coupled with relevant experience
  • Experience with CAD
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others
  • Good organizational, planning and follow-up skills
  • Proficient with PC and MS Office Suite

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills include:

  • Interested in a career at BAE Systems
  • Experience with CAD, specifically PTC Creo or Pro/Engineer
  • Hands-on experience repairing/maintaining/building mobility related systems
  • Interest in supporting the Armed Forces

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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