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Mechanical Drafting Co-op (Summer/Fall 2020)
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Collins Aerospace | Rockford, IL
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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Mechanical Drafting Intern

Every second a plane takes off with Collins Aerospace equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today's more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft - our systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry's biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

We are looking for a Mechanical Drafting Intern to support Mechanical Power Conversion Enterprise who is a team player with a high level of initiative and the ability to work in an environment of rapidly changing priorities.

Major Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Mechanical Drafting Intern tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:

* Create dimensioned detail drawings compliant with industry, Collins and manufacturing standards.
* Dimension detail drawings ensuring they are accurate, complete and dimensioned to support program requirements and tolerance build up analysis.
* Update detail drawings throughout the various review cycles per engineering input.
* Implement drawing updates as per engineering change requests
* Execute Collins Standard Work using Design Standard Features and Design Guide Book as appropriate to complete the task.
* Work with Collins product definition and engineering support groups and coordinate assistance as required.
* Use software in recommended methods which promotes consistency for ease of revision and reduction in model/drawing complexity.
* Provide inputs and updates to standard work processes


The Mechanical Drafting Intern position is structured for a candidate currently pursuing either a 2-year or 4-year degree in a relevant technical field of study. For the correct candidate, this intern position will be extended to include half- time employment throughout the school year. Specific tasks will be assigned to match the skill set of the candidate with the goal of growing to the ability of being able to handle all but the most difficult Drafting and Design process challenges.


Pursuing Associate or Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering technology

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher

Must have a minimum of 30 credit hours completed


The successful candidate will demonstrate an affinity and aptitude for drafting and design. Knowledge of industry drafting standards and techniques, in combination with a foundational understanding of mechanical drafting, is required. Experience with the specific NX, CCDraft and Allegro design tools is preferred.

- Requires US citizenship or permanent residence (green card).

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

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