Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2020.32

Location: Regency Park, SA

Engineering areas: Mechanical, Hydraulics

Business description:

We design and manufacture maritime handling systems predominantly for defence application and in particular for Australia on the Collins Class Submarine. We look after the refurbishment, sustainment and upgrade of our equipment in Australia.

Projects / tasks:

Participation in the routine refurbishment of our equipment.  During routine refurbishment, a significant amount of assembly time is spent lock wiring components to secure fasteners in place. Industry in general has moved to using liquid quick setting compounds to lock items in place. In order to use a liquid compound there is a requirement to compare and validate that it is equal or superior to the use of lock wire. It is envisaged this validation would require the design, procurement and assembly of a suitable vibration rig, and then a formal academic report justifying the results and recommendations.

Technical skills:

Should be able to use Hand Calculations, CAD and basic FEA to carry out draft and final design of any hardware, or assemblies. A mechanical engineering student who has knowledge and capability using CAD systems

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Capable of doing own research;  prepared to be involved in “hands on” work;  willing to see things from the “customer” point of view; self motivated, can set priorities and meet targets.