Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Intern - Systems Engineer (Maintainability and Logistics Support)

    Location US-FL-Jupiter
    Job ID
    Intern - Engineering
  • Overview

    This opportunity is for a Summer 2019 internship.


    Aerojet Rocketdyne (AR) is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and This opportunity is located at Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.


    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Working under direct supervision and following specific detail instructions or established procedures:


    80% - Conduct detailed supportability and maintainability analyses which includes the development and delivery of a functional flow analysis/concept of operations document, maintenance task analyses, maintainability assessments, operations and maintenance requirements and specifications documentation, and a service manual. Specific requirements for logistics support resources, including spares, transportation, support equipment, training and personnel, will also be developed from the supportability analyses.


    10% - Contribute to the development of the support strategy and architecture for the EUS propulsion system. This includes the development of the Integrated Logistics Support/Post Delivery Support Plan, and the delivery of logistics support products.


    10% - Participate in internal AR-EUS program meetings and external customer/supplier technical interchange meetings and reviews will be performed. This includes development and presentation of progress and technical content presentations. Routine progress measurements and reporting is expected.


    Must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Systems Engineering or related technical discipline. A strong academic track record is required. An advanced degree is desirable. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.  GPA of 3.0 or better is desired.


    Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Exposure to integrated logistics support plans and analyses, maintainability, field engineering support and/or logistics support program execution gained through internship or work experience is highly desirable. Exposure to liquid propulsion engine assembly, test, vehicle integration, maintenance, launch processing operations and post mission support is highly desirable.


    Sound judgment, problem solving, and teamwork skills are essential. Job will require direct interface with both AR and the NASA customer.



    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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require minimal 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. Position will require travel by air or auto. It will require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities. Travel by air and/or land is required.


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