Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2020.48

Location: Ipswich, QLD

Engineering areas: Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechanical

Business description:

An Australian aerospace maintenance and engineering services company. We support military and civilian gas turbine engines.  Currently working on engine module heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the GE F404 and F414 engines for the RAAF Hornet fleets, and Pratt & Whitney F135 engine for the world wide F-35 aircraft fleet (DASR 145 organisation). Plus Honeywell AGT1500 engine maintenance for the Australian Army Abrams fleet.

Projects / tasks:

Design of repair procedures to engine components, incorporation of publication changes to manuals, assessment of damaged components for further engine operation, design of new engine support equipment (including test cell facility), use of design change management process (i.e. documentation of justification of design changes which are reviewed and approved by other engineers). Condition monitoring and reliability experience could also be provided to the intern.

Technical skills:

Final-year students in either Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering, having familiarity with propulsion, materials, structures, thermodynamics plus given core units. Familiarity with mathematical modelling (VBA), CAD (Inventor) and/or FEA (ANSYS) would be useful.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

The intern will be analytical, work effectively in a team environment, and be willing to learn.