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United Technologies Corporation Electrical Engineering Co-Op (Summer/Fall 2020) in Richardson, Texas

Job ID: 01389495

City: Richardson

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

Summer/Fall Electrical Engineering Intern

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The Mission Systems Electrical Engineering Department is looking for a dynamic Electrical Engineering Intern to perform product line and design engineering tasks related to the design, analysis, test and certification of Mission Systems Platforms. This position will primarily focus on project execution with influence into requirements decomposition and hardware design aspects of Airborne and Strategic Communication Systems.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under supervision, technically plan, execute and manage project tasks to meet or exceed programmatic needs

  • Perform with guidance under the direction of the HW Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead and/or senior engineer

  • Create and present task status and technical solutions to team members, engineering leadership, and customers

  • Assist with the development of hardware requirements based on product, system level, and customer requirements

  • Design hardware to meet rigorous military requirements for platform, environment, functionality, cost, and Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP)

  • Test and verify designs that meet documented hardware requirements

  • Create and execute test procedures to support the qualification of products to government standards

  • Early project risk identification, mitigation, and escalation

  • Adherence to and support of the Rockwell Collins process methodologies while developing and managing commitments to meet project financial and schedule deliverables and quality requirements

  • Utilize strong interaction and interpersonal skills to drive self and teams to success

  • Read and understand metrics to predict execution issues

  • Work with their team and other team leads to resolve medium to complex issues

This position is located in Richardson, Texas.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required,

  • Accredited study for a Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline is required

  • Basic Knowledge of design and development processes with some practical experience in multiple phases of the HW lifecycle: requirements, design, development, integration, and validation/verification

  • Must possess at least one of the following disciplines:

  • Basic Knowledge of PWB/PCB electrical design including stack-up analysis and routing rules

  • Basic FPGA digital design experience and/or any experience with VHDL or similar firmware development languages

  • Basic Knowledge of wiring harnesses and rigs, with an emphasis on signal analysis and validation of signal integrity throughout the target platform

  • Ability to provide insight on implications of hardware changes to the system

  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks while balancing priorities and schedules

  • Good written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work well with others in a professional team environment

  • Motivated self-starter with strong analytical skills

A successful candidate may possess any of the following:

  • Background and/or knowledge in data links, networking, and interface definition

  • Basic Knowledge in integration of COTS and Custom design hardware, firmware, and software

  • Basic Knowledge in ruggedized electronics design (MIL-STD-810G/MIL-STD-461F)

  • Basic Knowledge of timing analysis and signal integrity analysis tools (Mentor Hyperlynx, Quantum SI, or Microwave Office)

  • Basic Knowledge of EMI and Signal Integrity design techniques and analysis

  • Some experience with technical leadership of small technical teams

  • Capable of leading investigations for open ended complex problems

  • Able to investigate problems to the root cause and then champion the creation and implementation of corrective actions

  • Understanding of earned value management techniques and philosophy and how it pertains to their project execution

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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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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