DRS Technologies Inc. Mechanical Engineer Co-op in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

DRS Technologies, Inc.

DRS Technologies 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 DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.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

Successful candidate will gain experience in areas such as stress, vibration and fluid mechanics analysis of large rotating power equipment, thermodynamic design for steam turbines, and mechanical design of specific components. This position will involve working with engineers 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.Co-op Term: January - May 2018.(Dates are flexible to meet academic calendar. In addition there is potential for the opportunity to extend through the summer.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior Mechanical Engineering student

  • GPA 2.75 or higher

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

  • Self-starter and independent working attributes are essential

  • Interest in developing engineering skills

  • Strong interest in applying mechanical engineering principles to design and analyze large power equipment

  • The individual must be capable of working effectively in a hands-on multidisciplinary team consisting of physicists, engineers, and prototype/test/manufacturing personnel.

  • U.S. citizenship

EEO Statement

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