Electrical Engineering Design Specialist Intern-Spring/Summer 2023

in Sterling Heights, MI

Electrical Engineering Design Specialist Intern-Spring/Summer 2023 Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    85111BR

  • Job Location

    Sterling Heights, MI 48312, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    None

  • Career Level

    Internship

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description

How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. We believe your career should always be growing. And that’s exactly what it will do at BAE Systems. You'll hit the ground running with a company truly committed to your growth as you enjoy a special camaraderie on a team dedicated to protecting what really matters. Build your future at BAE Systems.

As an intern you will participate in our nationwide Internship & Co-Op Program, LEAP, where you will have the opportunity to Learn, Engage, Apply, and Progress within the company. You will also have access to additional benefits such as, networking with BAE Systems employees and other students, participating in exciting real-world projects, joining exclusive informational sessions with senior leaders, and expanding mentorship opportunities and career development.

BAE Systems is tasked with designing and implementing new product and technology to Combat Mission Systems (CMS) program. In this position, you will be supporting the Combat Mission Systems Business at our Sterling Heights, MI facility. Relocation will not be offered, and housing is not provided.

As an Electrical Engineering Designer Intern:
  • you will work closely with electrical engineering staff or electrical designers to support one or more aspects of the Combat Vehicle design/build process, which may include:
  • Generating or updating engineering models, drawings, specifications, or other related documentation
  • Perform design and drafting of both electrical and mechanical aspects of electrical/electronic equipment using PTC Creo
  • Create designs and drawings of electrical and electro/mechanical components, harness assemblies, and installations using PTC Creo and Creo Cabling
  • Collaborate with Electrical and Mechanical design teams to develop and integrate complex vehicle systems
  • Aid in the documentation of new or existing 3D models as well as loading models to the document management system using PTC Creo.
  • Research vehicle subsystems, such as system architecture, cable interconnect diagrams, electronic and electrical enclosures, to gain a general understanding of implementation in military vehicles.
  • Gain hands on combat vehicle experience through review, installation, and/or testing.

Electrical Engineering Designer interns who support Combat Vehicle Programs at BAE Systems will typically be assigned to support areas and components within Electrical Engineering such as: electrical power generation, distribution and storage, cabling, C4ISR (Command, Control, Computer, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), vehicle displays, vehicle databuss (CANBus, Ethernet), transducers, or other sensors, actuators, motors, or lighting. As a Designer intern within the Electrical Engineering organization, you will be part of an integrated product team in the development of a vehicle platform.

We provide each Design intern with an opportunity to gain some hands-on experience with a combat vehicle.

Internship is initially for May 2023 to August 2023 but could be continuous. This job is posted for all candidates for full-time assignments (40 hours / week).

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Skills/Education include:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/technical institute pursuing a degree in Electrical, Electro/Mechanical Design Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience with CAD.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Good organizational, planning and follow-up skills.
  • Proficient with PC and MS Office Suite.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Completed a minimum of one year of associates degree
  • Interested in a career in the defense industry
  • Experience with CAD, specifically PTC Creo or Pro/Engineer.
  • Hands-on experience repairing/maintaining/building electrical/mechanical systems.
  • Interest in working with a multidisciplinary team

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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