Co-Op Adaptive Structures

Malibu, CA /
Science & Engineering - Materials & Microsystems Laboratory – Materials & Microsystems /
/ On-site
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
We are looking for motivated candidates interested in experiencing the design-build-test cycle of first-of-its kind prototypes in the fields of adaptive structures and advanced manufacturing. You will be a part of a diverse team of scientists and engineers researching novel deployable structures and the intersection of machine learning and manufacturing. The ideal candidate has creative problem solving skills, hands-on prototyping experience, and the ability to work effectively on a team and independently.
A typical set of tasks for this job include new concept brainstorming, modeling and simulation (CAD, FEA, Matlab), procurement of hardware, interfacing with the machine shop, and electromechanical device assembly, instrumentation and testing. Test activities include operating load frames and electrodynamic shakers and data acquisition verifying the performance of electromechanical devices including measurement of power, temperature, strain, acceleration, and modal response.
Required Skills: 
The candidate should have experience as a strongly contributing member of a product development team designing and prototyping electromechanical devices. Experience in a university research lab, national lab, or similar organization is also desirable.

Required Education: 
The desired candidate is a current student working toward a B.S. or M.S. in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, engineering mechanics, material science, electrical engineering or related discipline.

The pay range for this position is $22 - $35 per hour.
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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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