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Co-Op for PWR’s J-2X Program

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) is please to offer exclusive opportunities to CSU LA Engineering Students to support PWR’s J-2X Rocket Engine program. The J-2X Rocket Engine Program is a development program to upgrade an Apollo era engine for the next generation of NASA vehicles. PWR will sponsor several CSU LA students in Co-Op positions supporting the program on PWR’s campus in Canoga Park, CA. These positions are part time, designed to compliment a full time student’s class room learning. The Co-Ops are expected to work between 15-25 hours per week at PWR and will be both paid a competitive wage and receive credit hours toward their engineering degrees. PWR is interested in engineering students with Junior or better standing (grad students welcome too) at CSU LA, and a GP of 3.0 or better. All Applicants must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Green Card Holder

PWR is recruiting students for the following Co-Op positions:

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Manufacturing Engineer

·

Quality Engineer

·

DELMIA Analyst

·

Engine Systems Test Engineer

Detailed information about each position is available on the following pages and when

PWR will be on campus on Monday December 7 in the College of Engineering

building.

Applications will consist of a resume & cover letter and are due via email on Tuesday December 15, 2009. Please use “CSU LA Co-Op” in the subject line of email

Send Applications to all 3 individuals please:

Dr. Darrel Guillaume -

[email protected]

Joe Eng –

[email protected]

Russ Weinstein –

[email protected]

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc

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6633 Canoga Avenue

P.O. Box 7922

Canoga Park, CA 91309-7922

Co-Op for PWR’s J-2X Program

Focus Area Title: Manufacturing Engineer

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2 positions available *

Join PWR as a Manufacturing Engineer at our Canoga Park campus in California. This position will be responsible for monitoring the fabrication and assembly of hardware both in at PWR and at local suppliers for J-2X rocket engine.

Task Description:

The manufacturing engineers’ activities will include planning the sequence of operations and specification procedures for the fabrication of tools and specific components. The individual will often act as a liaison between the product team and the factory, tracking the progress of a part through the shop, resolving non-conformance issues, or assisting the factory interpret drawing requirements. The candidate may also have the opportunity to visit work in process hardware at suppliers in the greater Los Angeles area. The individual will have the opportunity to learn lean manufacturing processes from mentors with vast manufacturing experience. The experience will prove beneficial to those interested in a career in manufacturing, development or design.

Process Integrator/Responsible Engineer:

John Malinzak

Desirable traits in successful candidate:

Interest in manufacturing processes

Ability to work in teams

Motivated, Eager to learn, self starter

Basic understanding of machining

Basic understanding of engineering drawings

Eligibility:

All applicants should be students of Cal State LA College of Engineering, Computer

Science & Technology. Mechanical Engineering preferred, all will be considered.

Students should be of at least sophomore standing with the College. Graduate Students

are also eligible.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Application Process: Deadline to apply Friday December 2, 2009

Send email with Resume & Cover letter to:

Dr. Darrel Guillaume -

[email protected]

Joe Eng –

[email protected]

Russ Weinstein –

[email protected]

Cover Letter should include what position you are applying for, and a short description of

why you want this position. Students are allowed to apply to more than 1 position.

Please limit cover letter to 500 words.

Applications Are due Tuesday December 15, 2009

Co-Op for PWR’s J-2X Program

Focus Area Title: Quality Engineering

Join PWR as a Quality Engineer (QE) Co-Op at our Canoga Park campus in California.

This position will help develop and flow down product requirements for components of

the J-2X Rocket Engine.

Focus Area Description:

This Quality Engineering position ensures proper flowdown and clarity of product

requirements to ensure the quality and conformance of procured products and services.

Quality Engineers provide quality system design and analysis review to validate the

integrity of quality decisions that affect products and services. QEs also participate in

design and product reviews to ensure that producibility, inspectability, safety, Quality

System integrity, and business process management objectives are met.

Process Manager/Owner:

Neil Bussiere

Task Description:

The project will be to provide Quality Engineering support to Integrated Product Teams

(IPTs) consistent with the Focus Area description provided above, primarily through the

determination and identification of requirements critical to component function and

fabrication.

Eligibility:

All applicants should be students of Cal State LA College of Engineering, Computer

Science & Technology. Engineering Discipline preferred.

Students should be of at least sophomore standing with the College. Graduate Students

are also eligible.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Student Commitment

Co-Op participants will be expected to work

15-25 hours per week at PWR, each

students schedule will be flexible dependent on the student’s availability.

The term of the Co-Op will be from

January –June 2010, coinciding with CSU LA’s

academic calendar.

There may be the possibility of continuing the Co-Op through the summer; this will be

based on PWR staffing needs and Co-Ops performance.

How to Apply?

Send email with Resume & Cover letter to:

Dr. Darrell Guillaume -

[email protected]

Joe Eng –

[email protected]

Russ Weinstein –

[email protected]

Cover Letter should include what position you are applying for, and a short description of

why you want this position. Students are allowed to apply to more than 1 position.

Please limit cover letter to 500 words

Applications are due by Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Co-Op for PWR’s J-2X Program

Focus Area Title: DELMIA Analyst

Join PWR as a DELMIA Analyst Co-Op at our Canoga Park campus in California. This

position will help develop DELMIA simulations for the J-2X Rocket Engine.

Focus Area Description:

DELMIA is a powerful 3D graphics tool which is used on the J-2X program to simulate

maintenance and operational tasks. This DELMIA Analyst position will use this tool to

simulate Organizational level maintenance tasks (i.e., remove & replace) of J-2X Line

Replaceable Units (LRUs) to ensure that adequate access and Support Equipment (SE)

are identified to complete each task.

Process Manager/Owner:

Corey Coulter

Task Description:

DELMIA Analyst will develop 3D graphic simulations using the latest J-2X Engine

model in Pro-E and Upper Stage and First Stage models provided by the customer. Skill

level within DELMIA must include the use of manikins for determining optimal human

factor interface, ability to create movies, and familiarity with CATIA for importing files.

Upon completion of each simulation, a report needs to be written which includes snap

shots (i.e., cgm, jpeg pictures) to better describe the results.

Eligibility:

All applicants should be students of Cal State LA College of Engineering, Computer

Science & Technology. Engineering Discipline preferred.

Students should be of at least sophomore standing with the College. Graduate Students

are also eligible.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Student Commitment

Co-Op participants will be expected to work

15-25 hours per week at PWR, each

students schedule will be flexible dependent on the student’s availability. All Co-Op

participants will become employees of the Cal State LA Auxiliary Services Department,

and will be paid an hourly wage from the university.

The term of the Co-Op will be from

January –June 2010, coinciding with CSU LA’s

academic calendar.

There may be the possibility of continuing the Co-Op through the summer; this will be

based on PWR staffing needs and Co-Ops performance.

How to Apply?

Send email with Resume & Cover letter to:

Dr. Darrell Guillaume -

[email protected]

Russ Weinstein –

[email protected]

Cover Letter should include what position you are applying for, and a short description of

why you want this position. Students are allowed to apply to more than 1 position.

Please limit cover letter to 500 words.

Applications are due by Friday, December 4, 2009

Co-Op for PWR’s J-2X Program

Focus Area Title: Engine Systems Test Engineer

Join PWR as an Engine Systems Test Engineer at our Canoga Park campus in California.

This position will be responsible for programming test data scripts for engine

performance evaluation.

Task Description:

Using Visual Basic in Excel and scripting in Winplot, program an automated data

extraction and performance evaluator of a rocket engine, after tests. Winplot scripting

will extract the pertinent data sets for each component which will upload to Excel to

performance quick look analysis. The performance equations and logic will be obtained

from component engineers. The components are turbopumps, combustion devices and

valves.

Process Integrator/Responsible Engineer:

Lou Rojas

Desirable traits in successful candidate:

Ability to work in teams

Motivated, Eager to learn, self starter

Ability to understand thermodynamic and fluid flow principals

Ability to program (visual basic is desirable but not necessary – will train)

Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Eligibility:

All applicants should be students of Cal State LA College of Engineering, Computer

Science & Technology. Mechanical Engineering preferred, all will be considered.

Students should be of at least sophomore standing with the College. Graduate Students

are also eligible.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Application Process: Deadline to apply Friday December 2, 2009

Send email with Resume & Cover letter to:

Dr. Darrel Guillaume -

[email protected]

Joe Eng –

[email protected]

Russ Weinstein –

[email protected]

Cover Letter should include what position you are applying for, and a short description of

why you want this position. Students are allowed to apply to more than 1 position.

Please limit cover letter to 500 words.

Applications Are due Tuesday December 15, 2009