Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Intern, Engineering (Reliability Engineering)

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Intern - Engineering
  • Overview

    Summer 2019 internship opportunity in Canoga Park, CA. 


    At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized leader in aerospace and defense, providing propulsion and energetics to power space, missile defense, and armaments industries. Our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your work.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The intern will work under direct supervision with engineers to provide Reliability Engineering expertise for diverse applications.


    50% - Perform technical review of reliability and systems safety analysis products, including failure modes effects and criticality analysis and hazard analysis.


    20% - Develop reliability and safety models for various systems and communicate results to company engineers and managers.


    10% - Provide design input to improve product reliability when necessary and interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results.


    10% - Design reliability test plans to qualify new product and processes, evaluate testing failures and ensure consistent adherence to high quality standards by application of reliability techniques.


    10% - Perform Probabilistic Risk Assessments.


    Must be currently enrolled in an Engineering degree program and have completed at least 2 years of classes with a minimum GPA of 3.4. Some Reliability Engineering coursework or experience is preferred.


    Candidates must have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Candidates should be self-starters and have the ability to work independently as well as with a team.


    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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