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Textron 2024 Internship - Defense & Special Missions Avionics/Electrical Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2024 Internship - Defense & Special Missions Avionics/Electrical Engineer



Gain valuable engineering experience in the area of design requirements including capture, design, validation, troubleshooting, and certification of aircraft avionic and electrical systems. Assist in the development and evaluation of crucial systems on Textron Aviation Products.


  • Prepare engineering drawings for avionics and electrical system interface wiring using computer based drafting tools (CATIA/CCD and/or Siemens Capital).

  • Utilize electronic test equipment to verify avionics and electrical systems meet design requirements, and/or for system troubleshooting in the lab and on aircraft.

  • Assist in preparing engineering trade studies, functional test procedures, certification plans, ground and flight test plans, certification reports, and other engineering documents.

  • Write technical descriptions of subject matter pertinent to design or test requirements. Includes descriptions of supplier parts, test or rigging specifications, etc.

  • Assist with the evaluation and analysis of avionics and electrical system design for completion of function hazard assessments and system safety assessments.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Computer Engineering

  • Engineering Technology

  • Minor or relevant coursework in Technical Writing, Business Administration, or Computer Programming is beneficial



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience with electronic test equipment preferred

  • Electronic drafting experience with CATIA-CADAM Drafting (CCD) and/orSiemens Capitalpreferred

  • C/C and assembly programming experience or coursework preferred

  • Experience with CATIA V5 and VPM preferred

  • Applicants must be authorized to work lawfully in the U.S. for Textron Aviation at the time of making application, and visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who will need employment sponsorship.

  • Textron Aviation Inc. must comply with U.S. export control laws.  If a position requires access to information controlled under U.S. regulations applicant must be eligible to meet any requirements to access controlled information.

  • Summer internships are 40 hours per week typically from late-May to early-August lasting 10 weeks.

  • Candidates must be able to work onsite for the entirety of the internship program unless approved otherwise by the hiring manager.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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.

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: First Shift

Req ID: 317640