Mechanical Engineer Co-Op

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 09-13-2017
For over ten years, TORC Robotics has been committed to developing innovative autonomous and robotic vehicle systems. Located in Blacksburg, VA, TORC is a rapidly expanding company with a passion for commercializing robotic technology throughout military, automotive, mining and agricultural markets. 
To learn more about TORC Robotics, please visit our website at

We are collecting applications for future Mechanical Engineer Co-ops.  
What you'll be doing:  
  • 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
  • Currently pursuing a B.S., or higher in Mechanical Engineering 
  • A motivated self-starter
  • SolidWorks experience is desired
  • Ability to obtain U.S. security clearance (US Citizenship is required)
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