2023 Mechanical Engineering Intern - Syracuse (Engineering Intern 1) - 9160 in Syracuse, NY at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 9160 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Security Clearance: No Clearance 

Level of Experience: Intern 


Position Summary:

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Mission Technologies Division is currently seeking a motivated student perusing and engineering career to join us for an internship with our Tactical Sensor Systems organization. Under immediate supervision, will assist in engineering work related to researching, designing, and developing mechanical and/or electromechanical devices for defense platforms and/or systems. Conducts routine analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials, or processes. Also, completes required documentation and may provide recommendations for improvements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing, and operation in support of system and technical product development. Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and the development of technical documents.
  • Applies standard technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to provide assistance to higher-level engineers in the design and development of technical products. Typically follows guidelines established by precedence.
  • Supports senior technical personnel and project managers in various technical activities related to design and technical product development. Receives immediate supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff. 
  • Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. May provide recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures/ guidelines.
  • Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical devices and/or systems.
  • Provides design information for technical data package drawing drafting and documentation.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Attending a four-year accredited college/university for engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering major.

  • Working knowledge of engineering principals, methods, and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Basic internal team communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs and CAD/Analysis applications.

This opportunity resides with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. 

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


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