Engineering Intern in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/7/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 Engineering Intern

Multiple positions are available with emphasis on various Engineering disciplines.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush, we later assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Performance Center in Carson, CA is the Engineered Products Group site for our Human Machine Interface, Motion Control Device, and Radio Frequency (RF) product lines.

Job Summary

Test Engineering Intern: Aids engineers in the design and development of test automation systems and software for performing in-process and final product testing.

  • Assists in the design of automated test systems including programming.
  • Creates and assembles cables and fixtures required for testing.
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and production problems on the basis of test results.
  • Trouble shoots basic electronic/electronic circuits.
  • Conducts assembly work, test set up and documentation, and other tasks which require special care in handling, or other procedures which require good dexterity and facility in the use of a variety of hand tools.
  • Creates, modifies, and reviews test procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Manufacturing Engineering Intern: Aids engineers in the design and development of manufacturing processes, tooling, work instructions, routers and travelers.

  • Works closely with manufacturing floor personnel to understand and document existing work procedures.
  • Helps define more efficient manufacturing processes for controlling product quality with optimal manufacturing throughput.
  • Assists with continuous improvement of manufacturing processes through defining new manufacturing tooling and procedures.
  • Investigates new approaches for improving manufacturing quality, efficiency, and yield.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Mechanical Engineering Intern: Aids engineers in the documentation and support of product design.

  • Building upon existing SolidWorks skill, learns best practices for Aerospace and Defense 3D modeling and drawing standards. Applies this knowledge to the creation of drawings documenting parts and assemblies.
  • Documents design changes through the Engineering Change Order (ECO) process and justifies changes to the Change Control Board (CCB).
  • Investigates product changes and impacts upon certification and qualification including compliance with environmental requirements such as RoHS/REACH.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Electrical Engineering Intern: Aids engineers in the design and analysis of electrical components including radio frequency (RF) devices.

  • Analyzes product designs for breakdown voltage and thermal management using software simulation tools and analytical methods.
  • Assists with the layout of new printed circuit board (PCB) designs in Altium Designer.
  • Supports production manufacturing through the analysis and modification of electrical circuits and designs.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficiency with computer usage and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in SolidWorks, Ansys HFSS, Ansys Maxwell, Altium Designer, AutoCAD and/or LabVIEW required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Required Experience and Education

  • Upper-level or Graduate student studying Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, or similar from an accredited College or University.
  • Must be continuing education post internship.

Base Compensation: USD 21.00 - 21.00 Paid Hourly

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

23301 S. Wilmington Ave
Carson, California, 90745
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled