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Opto-Mechanical Co-op - Spring 2020 - EOSL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Opto-Mechanical Co-op - Spring 2020 - EOSL

ID: 494965
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aerospace, Hardware Development/Design, IR, Lidar, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Sensors Integration, Sensors/Optics, Testing, Thermal Controls

Job Description

GTRI’s Cooperative Education (“co-op”) program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

EOSL’s Opto-Mechanical co-ops work in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers to solve challenging optical remote sensing problems. Individuals will be responsible for designing mechanical interfaces and fixtures, generating detailed drawings, performing test and analysis, participating in assembly and integration, and involved in the fabrication and procurement of custom components. Individuals will work closely with:

• Sensitive optics and opto-mechanical components
• Lasers
• Motors and electronics
• 3D Printers and scanners
• Various hand tools and machinery (mill, bandsaw, drill press)
• Basic metrology tools (calipers, micrometers, dial indicator)
• 3D modeling and analysis

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms. First work term begins in January 2020.
  • Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in MATLAB or Python
  • Task / team leadership experience
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite
  • Proficiency with Solidworks or similar 3D CAD tool
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



Posted: 2019-10-13 Expires: 2019-11-12

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