Bigelow Aerospace | Mechanical Design Engineer (ECLSS) Internship

Mechanical Design Engineer (ECLSS) Internship


Description

Bigelow Aerospace is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineering student to assist with the design of spacecraft Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS). This is a paid internship and it is offered on a rolling basis throughout the year. We have openings for both part time and full time internships and the duration of the internship is three months. Potential full time hiring opportunities will be based on evaluations made upon completion of the internship period. This includes performance, work ethic, and specific needs of the department. All interns must be able to work out of our North Las Vegas headquarters.

About You

You should be a highly motivated, highly analytical self-starter with good communication skills (both written and verbal), and should be able to work in an iterative and prototype-focused development style with a cross-functional team including mechanical and electrical engineering, software development, design, human factors, fabrication and research. You are diligent with deadlines and can work in a team environment. Most importantly, you’re excited to be part of something big!

Responsibilities

Because we are a small and nimble team, you will have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, everyone on our team. Some specific responsibilities include:
  • Assist in preparing manufacturing drawings to ANSI Y14.5M standards using GD&T for manufacturability and repeatability
  • Work with manufacturing teams to help build and test rapid prototypes of designs
  • Contribute to projects involving development of liquid and gas treatment and handling in life support systems for spacecraft
  • Assist in packaging systems and components in visually appealing and functional manner to satisfy crew/customer interfaces requirements

Requirements

  • BS in Mechanical, Aerospace, or equivalent engineering field
  • CAD experience and GD&T training a plus
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • Enthusiasm for space systems applications and interested in learning and executing first-of-kind human-rated space hardware development
  • Comfortable with hands-on work

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


Company Overview

Bigelow Aerospace was founded in 1999. Our headquarters are located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Our mission is to provide affordable destinations serving many diverse uses and customers, whether those destinations are located in low Earth orbit, deep space or on a foreign body.

In 2006 and 2007, we successfully launched and deployed Genesis I and II. On April 8, 2016 we launched the BEAM, Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, on contract with NASA to the International Space Station. The BEAM is a technology demonstrator to promote the viability of expandable habitat technology.

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