DRS Technologies Inc. Manufacturing Engineering Co-op in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

DRS Technologies, Inc.

/Leonardo DRS/ is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

/DRS Naval Power Systems (NPS)/a multi-site operation responsible for $350 million of revenue with locations in Milwaukee, WI, Bridgeport & Danbury, CT, Fitchburg, MA, and High Ridge, MO with an employee base of approximately 900 employees. NPS is structured into four Lines of Business: Surface, Submarines, Nuclear Instrumentation and Controls and Marlo Coil focusing on supporting the power and propulsion needs of the U.S. Navy. We provide engineering, manufacturing and lifetime support of our highly engineered products.

*Job Location *Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg Massachusetts is a community of 41,000 people is located 10 miles from New Hampshire and 50 miles from Boston. Despite being one of the largest cities in the county, Fitchburg retains its small town flavor. Fitchburg boasts excellent access via highway or MBTA commuter train to all points. One can choose to live in any type of area; be it urban, suburban, or rural; all within a short commute to Fitchburg.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will gain experience in the mechanical design and manufacturability of large rotating power equipment and specific components. This position will involve working with engineers and Shop Floor personnel on both military and industrial equipment such as steam turbines, gas turbine generator sets, permanent magnet motors for industrial and ship propulsion applications and other large power equipment. This position will work with the process design, tooling development and process documentation for New Product Development and Continuous Improvement changes.Co-op Term: January - May 2019, with potential to run through the summer.

Basic Qualifications: Sophomore, Junior or Senior Mechanical Engineering Technology / CAD Drafting Design student / Manufacturing Engineering / Operations or related discipline.

  • Familiarity with ASME Y14 Standards, tolerancing, etc.

  • GPA 2.75 or higher

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

  • Self-starter and independent working attributes are essential

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments effectively

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Interest in developing design skills with large power equipment

  • U.S. citizenship

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vet #NPS