Test Engineer Intern - Summer 2024

Job Expired

Durango, CO, United States

$44-52k

Internship

a month ago

Job description

Company & Mission:

Located in Durango, CO, (Headquarters) and Mount Pleasant, PA (Additive Manufacturing Center) Agile Space Industries, Inc. (AGILE) designs, builds, and tests in-space propulsion systems for satellites and spacecraft. AGILE uses state of the art 3D metal alloy printing techniques to rapidly design, manufacture, and test new engine designs in our purpose-built propulsion test facility. With over a decade of experience testing rocket engines, and engineers who have worked at industry leaders like Blue Origin, SpaceX, NASA, and Rocketdyne, AGILE is a rapidly growing company with many exciting Defense, Civil and Commercial programs.

Company & Mission 

Located in Durango, CO, (Headquarters) and Mount Pleasant, PA (Additive Manufacturing Center) Agile Space Industries, Inc. (AGILE) designs, builds, and tests in-space propulsion systems for satellites and spacecraft. AGILE uses state of the art 3D metal alloy printing techniques to rapidly design, manufacture, and test new engine designs in our purpose-built propulsion test facility. With over a decade of experience testing rocket engines, and engineers who have worked at industry leaders like Blue Origin, SpaceX, NASA, and Rocketdyne, AGILE is a rapidly growing company with many exciting Defense, Civil and Commercial programs. 

Position Overview: 

Embark on a transformative internship experience with Agile Space Industries as a Test Engineering Intern. Join our team of experienced engineers and immerse yourself in the dynamic world of aerospace propulsion testing. Under the guidance of mentors, you'll work on hypergolic thruster projects, gaining hands-on experience in design, testing, and operation. With opportunities for mentorship, skill enhancement, and project ownership, this internship is your gateway to a rewarding career in propulsion technology. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Work on project assignments tailored to your specific skills and interests, under the guidance of experienced mentors. 
  • Gain practical experience in the design, test, and operation of hypergolic thrusters. 
  • Collaborate one-on-one with mentors in your discipline to enhance your knowledge and skills. 
  • Follow with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations, and published company work rules. 
  • Deliver an Exit Presentation at the conclusion of the internship, highlighting project objectives, experiences, and progress made. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Enrolled in or completed coursework towards a technical degree at an accredited college or university. 
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in team environments.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.  
  • Ability to work while wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for extended periods, ensuring safety during testing operations. 
  • Willing to work with hypergolic fuels. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Basic understanding of fluid mechanics. 
  • Familiarity with Computer-Aided Design (Solidworks preferred) and hands-on hardware experience. 
  • Experience in rocket test operations, engineering testing, or working in engineering labs. 
  • Enthusiasm for space exploration and rocket propulsion. 

Work Environment & Conditions: 
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required while performing certain tasks: 

  • Safety glasses 
  • Hearing protection (varies based on tasks) 
  • Safety shoes 
  • SCBA (respirator) 

Employment Type: Non-Exempt, Temporary

Pay Range: $21 - $25/hr. 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

Location: Durango, CO 

Remote: No 

Eligibility for bonuses and company equity depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or temporary status. Contact HR for more information on the specific benefits offered. 

What You'll Love About Us: 

100% of monthly premiums paid by employer for Medical, Dental and Vision for you and your dependents. 

Paid Holidays, Paid Flexible Time Off, Sabbatical Leave, Company Sponsored Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Maternity/Parental/Adoption Leave 

401K contributions match at 4% of your salary, Employee referral program, Learning & Development - allowing employees to explore development opportunities such as peer learning, trainings, certifications, tuition reimbursement, Company get-together and team outings and best of all, working with amazing humans! 

We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Agile, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. 

Reasonable Accommodation 

At AGILE, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request to hr@agilespaceindustries.com. 

 

 

The salary ranges provided in this job posting are indicative and may be adjusted for individual candidates commensurate with experience or technical capabilities.  In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

AGILE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

  • Please note that if the position is covered by federal international trade regulations, it is a requirement of the position that the individual be eligible to obtain any required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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