Electrical Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)

Electrical Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)


Requisition ID: 16387

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies – Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

This engineering intern will be responsible for providing System Safety support to Collins Aerospace Government Systems new development programs, including functional and intrinsic hazard analysis and review of engineering change requests for safety impact. All under the supervision and mentorship of a subject matter expert (SME) in this field of engineering.

Initially, this intern would be dedicated to performing limited hazard analysis tasks. The objective of hazard analysis is to identify potential undesired events and manage the associated safety risks to acceptable levels. Functional hazard analysis systematically identifies system functions, ways those functions can fail and the consequences of the failure. It then scores safety risk based on estimated failure rates and fault tree analysis. Where unacceptable risks exist, additional hazard mitigations are introduced. Intrinsic hazard analysis identifies hazards inherent to the equipment hardware itself, such as electrical, mechanical, radiation, or hazardous materials. These hazards are primarily managed via design compliance to applicable safety design standards.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.
  • Experience and/or coursework in being able to read schematics.
  • Experience and/or coursework in understanding circuit analysis.
  • Experience and/or coursework in reliability testing or predicting.
  • Experience and/or coursework in failure analysis.
  • Experience and/or course in predicting safety analysis.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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February 26, 2019