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Raytheon Technologies Mechanical Engineer Co-op (Spring/Summer 2021) in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Position overview

UTAS Electric Power Systems, Emergency Power Engineering, is seeking a Mechanical Engineer. The candidate will be responsible for working various engineering duties and will interface directly with assembly and test as well as our internal and external supply base for development and production of aircraft power generation components. The EPE Producibility group supports programs through the entire life cycle of development to production. This is a job that always has a new challenge as UTAS continues to invent the future of aircraft electric power systems.

The candidate must be an analytical thinker and be adept at design, build, and manufacturing of aerospace components. The candidate must have experience working with machined components, and structural assemblies. This position will function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and will support our EPE product line.

Primary Responsibilities:

Evaluate test plans and formulate requirements for test

Design and procure mechanical hardware

Analyze requirements of rotating machinery interfaces

Incorporate instrumentation into test setups including flows, pressures, load, torque, airspeed, vibration, and temperature

Supervise build, checkout, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical systems with the hourly workforce

Create drawings, presentations, and papers to document designs

Basic Qualifications:

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success . We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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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