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Textron 2022 Internship - Mechanical Systems Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2022 Internship - Mechanical Systems Engineer



Candidate will be responsible for developing, planning, organizing, and conducting complex aircraft mechanical system design assignments for Textron Aviation aircraft. These systems may include Environmental Control, Landing Gear/Brakes, Hydraulics, Ice Protection, and Flight Controls.


Incorporate designs utilizing CATIA V5 design and drafting software

3D model development in support of detail, assembly and installation drawings

Support build of prototypes of systems components for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations

Assist in the creation of test plans and reports

Create presentations to convey test results, design issues, or trade study recommendations

Communicate and coordinate with Engineering technical sections, Manufacturing, Tooling, Technical Publications, and other functional areas

Check Peer drawings, initiate the drawing routing process and support Space Reviews (i.e. CATIA V5 Model Management/Interference Checks)

Support build of production aircraft, which includes coordination with Manufacturing Engineering to support design interpretation and response to workmanship and producibility issues

Coordinate design modifications to experimental aircraft in support of testing and qualification

Support the investigation and response to customer aircraft and system component issues



Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related technical degree 


Working knowledge of FAA and/or Military processes and procedures to support certification schedules is beneficial

Working knowledge of generic CAD design tool processes

Experience in CATIA V5 is preferred

Professional and diplomatic demeanor

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 293075