General Dynamics Land Systems

Intern - Test Engineer

  • Requisition Number:5306

  • Position Type:Intern

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Department:Test & Evaluation - L9681 (Direct)

  • Location:Sterling Heights, MI (LDIVI)

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:Less than 1 year

Position Description:

Primary Duties:

Coordinate/perform environmental test activities for Engineering, Qualification, First Article and Control Test in-house/vendor.
-Perform Failure Analysis as needed in-house/follow up at the vendor.
-Review/develop and approve test plans, test reports, Failure analysis reports and Critical Item Development Specifications.
-Evaluate/analyze test results.
-Review impact on engineering change requests relative to verification test adequacy.
-Design and develop test equipment (fixtures) for environmental testing.
-Identify, order and procure material for test
-Oversee fabrication of test equipment
-Prepare weekly status reports.
-Office and laboratory environment with some shop and factory exposure.

Potential exposure:

-Coordinate Home office support activities with field test sites on programs.
-Manage short term and long range planning for implementation of any test program objectives, costs and manpower requirements needed to meet contractual performance schedules.
-Develop/Update Vehicle Configuration Matrix for each variant
-Working Knowledge of Data Acquisition systems and Instrumentation devices for full vehicle testing

Position Requirements:
-Working toward Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; other technical degrees will be considered with relevant experience.
-Must have the ability to design mechanical fixtures and testing apparatuses.
-Working knowledge of various test equipment and test measurement methods and environmental exposure methods.
-Personal computer skills: MS Office Suite
-Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills desired.
-Ability to meet ASR requirements in order to work in/on various vehicles.
-Minimal travel required.
-Candidates must have attained Sophomore status (completed Freshman year requirements)
-Candidates must be at least 18 years old
-Candidates must currently be attending an accredited university or college and enrolled in an undergraduate program
-Candidates must preferably have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
-Successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
-The Intern must be able to complete a minimum of a 3 month assignment and work full time for the duration

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.



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