Co-Op (Summer/Fall) - Research Engineer

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions
LOCATION: 

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  30685

 

At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.

 

Ever focused on connecting, protecting, and saving lives, Raven Aerostar is dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense. Specializing in stratospheric platforms, radar systems, protective wear, deployment operations, and more, our team provides total solutions that support the customer’s mission or scientific research objectives — continuously innovating at the edge of the space and beyond.  


SUMMARY

The Research Engineer intern will help to research, develop, and evaluate new technology, processes, or equipment in response to an assigned goal or to solve a specific problem.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate research, studies, experiments, and development activities between multiple disciplines of engineering.

  • Work on complex problems that impact the success of current or future products.

  • Serve as a technical specialist in application of theories, concepts, principles, and processes in area of responsibility.

  • Work with internal teams, customer, and vendors to facilitate effective communication.

  • Prepare reports of research data, evaluate, and provide recommendations based on findings.

  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Entry level or early career engineer with Bachelors' degree or Master's degree in engineering field - Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of an internship in related field is preferred.
  • Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position.
  • US Citizenship may be required, based on position.

 

 

BENEFITS TO YOU
Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.

 

EEOC STATEMENT
Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION & ITAR REQUIREMENT
We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

As a federal contractor we are required to fulfil requirements of Executive Order 14043 which requires that and Aerostar Technical Solutions’ team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 1/18/22.


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