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Mechanical Engineering Co-op

Location: 

Fitchburg, MA, US, 01420

Job ID: 101686 

 

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Successful candidates will gain experience in areas such as stress, vibration and fluid mechanics analysis of large rotating power equipment and mechanical design of specific components. This position will involve working with engineers on both military and industrial equipment such as gas turbine generator sets, permanent magnet motors for industrial and ship propulsion applications, and other large power equipment. One position is available for Fall Semester, running from August/September – December/January 2021. Dates are flexible to meet academic calendar.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with and assist engineers in the conduct of various engineering assignments
  • Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the Company and also learn new things
  • Conduct limited scope testing under the supervision of engineers
  • Complete assigned tasks on time
  • Gather and assemble data for engineers
  • May be required to help in research in a particular field
  • Conduct design analysis and/or calculations under the supervision of engineers
  • Assist engineers with appropriate design details
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

Basic Qualifications: 
•    Sophomore, Junior or Senior Mechanical Engineering student
•    GPA 2.75 or higher
•    Working knowledge of MS Office
•    Self-starter and independent working attributes are essential
•    Interest in developing engineering skills
•    Strong interest in applying mechanical engineering principles to design and analysis of large power equipment
•    The individual must be capable of working effectively in a hands-on multidisciplinary team consisting of engineers and manufacturing personnel.
•    U.S. citizenship


Desired Qualifications: 
•    Completed coursework or experience with 3D CAD solid modeling & drawing development
•    Familiarity with ASME Y14 Standards, tolerancing, etc. 

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


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