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eVinci Aerospace Co-op

Westinghouse Electric

Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Posting ID: 18595

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Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse's mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most

valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

eVinci Aerospace Co-op

Co-op", or cooperative education, typically refers to a program where students alternate between academic semesters with semesters spent working paid, full-time positions in their industry.

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse's mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a co-op within the eVinci Microreactor Program. The position requires a regular presence at the new eVinci Technology Center in Etna, PA. This role will support the Space Applications team developing the AstroVinci microreactor to revolutionize space power and propulsion. There is the opportunity to return for multiple rotations based on performance and interest.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Design and analyze components, sub-assemblies, or systems for nuclear powered spacecraft.
  • Develop space system products including technical budgets (mass, power, link, etc.), Concept of Operations (ConOps), and verification and validation (V&V) activities.
  • Perform trade studies to optimize technical and programmatic variables of complex problems.
  • Perform structural and/or thermal analysis, such as hand calculations or Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Develop test plans to validate models and parameters.
  • Plan and schedule work to meet assignment requirements.
  • Interface with other internal functional groups and external stakeholders (NASA, AFRL, etc.)
Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Systems Engineering, or a related field.
  • Completion of Sophomore year college by the start of the 1st rotation.
  • Knowledge using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in CAD (AutoDesk Inventor & SpaceClaim preferred).
  • Strong communication, collaboration & organizational skills to work effectively on a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team.
  • US Citizen.
Desired Skills:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record of performance on team design/build competitions (NASA Student Launch Challenge, ESRA Spaceport America Cup, AIAA Design/Build/Fly, Formula SAE, etc.).
  • Exposure to Finite Element Analysis (FEA, Ansys preferred).
  • Knowledge of standards and specifications within the aerospace industry.
Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry's first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:
  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability
While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com .

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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