Mechanical Engineer Co-Op - Summer 2019

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 09-13-2018
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams to provide the best solution in the fewest iterations.
  • Assist with the design of sensor mounting elements to provide proper stability, protection and field-of-view.
  • Assist with the design of mechanisms/brackets and hardware to convert traditionally controlled vehicles to drive-by-wire control.
  • Assist with the design of electronics enclosures to protect sensitive PCB assemblies.
  • Analyze designs for safety, feasibility, robustness and ease-of-use.
  • Work with suppliers to procure and properly specify commercial-off-the-shelf components.
  • Fully document designs and create manufacturing drawings for in house and supplier fabrication.
What we're looking for:         
  • Ability to work 40 hours a week (May - August)
  • Currently pursuing a B.S., or higher in Mechanical Engineering 
  • A motivated self-starter
  • SolidWorks experience is desired
  • U.S. Citizenship required
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