Textron 2019 Intern - Systems Design Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Intern - Systems Design Engineer


Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time . Are you ready to elevate your career?

Job Summary:

Interns will be responsible for developing, planning, organizing, and conducting complex aircraft mechanical system design assignments. These systems may include Environmental Control, Landing Gear/Brakes, Hydraulics, Ice Protection, and Flight Controls.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):

  • Incorporate designs utilizing CATIA V5 and V6 design software with an emphasis on drafting

  • 3D model development in support of detail, assembly and installation drawings

  • Build prototypes of systems components for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations

  • Assist in the creation of test procedures and coordination of testing

  • Create presentations to convey test results, design issues, or trade study recommendations

  • Communicate and coordinate with Engineering technical sections, Manufacturing, Tooling, Technical Publications, and other functional areas

  • Check Peer drawings, initiate the drawing routing process and support of Space Reviews (i.e. CATIA V5 and V6 Model Management/Interference Checks)

  • Support build of prototype and production aircraft, which includes coordination with Experimental and Manufacturing Engineering to support design interpretation and occasionally investigate and respond to workmanship and producibility issues

  • Support the investigation and response to customer field service issues



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Related technical degree

Position Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of FAA process and procedures to support certification schedules is beneficial

  • Working knowledge of generic CAD design tool processes

  • Experience in CATIA V5 or V6, and 3DCOM is preferred

  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265709