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Aviation Engineering Intern – Western Aircraft

Western Aircraft, a leader in the Business Aviation industry, is seeking a part-time Engineering Intern. Qualified candidates will be currently enrolled in a four-year engineering program in their final 2 years of a mechanical engineering degree. Candidates will also have the ability to interpret blueprints, engineering drawings or sketches, and possess strong SolidWorks, Microsoft Word, Excel, and AutoCAD skills. This person must display a professional demeanor and excellent communication skills with the ability to problem-solve complex issues.

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Job title: Aviation Engineering Intern
Reports to: Engineering Supervisor
Open Date: April 2022
Close Date: Open

Job Summary

The engineering intern will work side by side with the Structural Engineering team to provide support for drawings created and updated using CAD software for modifications and repairs to aircraft.

Job Duties

  • Assists avionics Structural Engineering teams with CAD drawings
  • Assists in gathering information to complete CAD drawings and support for the Avionics and Interiors departments
  • Updates drawings as per redlines provided by the Avionics, structures, and Interiors groups
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited four-year engineering school
  • Effective problem-solving skills with strong follow-through on communication and project completion
  • Ability to manage change and deadlines well
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a larger group
  • Customer-focused/Service-Oriented
  • Consistently displays professional appearance and demeanor


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Western Aircraft Inc. has a Drug Free Workplace Policy which includes applicants passing pre-employment testing in accordance with 14 CFR 120. Applicants testing positive for the presence of prohibited drugs are ineligible for employment. DOT applicants who become employees of Western Aircraft Inc. will also be subject to random, reasonable cause, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer; W/M/Vets/Disabled