Textron 2019 Spring Co-Op - Mechanical Engineering in Hunt Valley, Maryland

2019 Spring Co-Op - Mechanical Engineering


About Textron Systems: Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses are industry-leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services.

About Textron: Textron is home to globally-recognized businesses, organized within five segments: Bell, Textron Aviation, Industrial, Textron Systems and Finance. Our businesses produce hundreds of products for customers around the world, in a range of industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care, fuel systems, and tools and test equipment. The company continually invests in next-generation products and services designed to win in the marketplace.

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems is looking for mechanical engineering co-ops for our Mechanical Design engineering teams. These teams design and integrate military hardware on our ground, sea, and air platforms such as the Universal Ground Control Station (UGCS), the Common Unmanned Surface Vessel, (CUSV), the Shadow UAV, and the Aerosonde UAV. Textron Systems' Mechanical Engineering Co-op program provides the student an opportunity to develop a professional engineering skill set while working in a fast-paced environment with cutting edge technology.

Our co-ops are integral members of the design team, and work under the supervision of lead mechanical engineers. Daily responsibilities include research and trade studies, developing mechanical design concepts, performance calculations, structural and thermal analysis, and hands-on support of testing and troubleshooting.


The successful candidate will demonstrate basic understanding of the following:

  • Solid modeling

  • Mechanical drawings

  • Common fabrication and assembly processes

  • Structural design fundamentals

  • Fastening and joining

  • Small engine integration and subsystems

  • Operation of measurement tools, strain gages, and data acquisition systems

  • Engineering lab safety


  • Undergraduate currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.2

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

EEO Statement

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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-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Unmanned Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 267097