Protection Engineer Co-op / Intern at Applied Research Associates, Inc. in VICKSBURG, Mississippi

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The position involves assisting ARA Security Engineers with drafting, computer modeling/simulation and other project-related activities to mitigate damage from extreme events such as hurricanes, explosions, and progressive collapse. The Co-op student will be expected to participate on project teams as required, and will receive direct supervision and instruction from more experienced engineers and/or supervisor when working in more complex areas. Support and analysis ranges from document preparation and simple hand calculations to high fidelity modeling of complex structures and systems, depending on the individual's current experience and capabilities. Candidates must be independent, self-motivated, and have excellent technical, communication, and presentation skills.

This is a Co-operative Education position for currently enrolled students. The duration of the position will be for three work semesters, alternating with school semesters, and is scheduled for 40 hours a week. Single period internship opportunities can be considered and discussed, if desired. See position requirements below.

ARA is an international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically excellent solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. Our mission is to provide in-depth and diversified research, engineering, and technical support services. ARA is an employee-owned company with an excellent national reputation and a 30-year history of sustained growth. Our culture supports career growth and rewards innovation, self-motivation, and technical excellence. Selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation. ARA is an EEO/AA Employer.

Required Skills

Position Requirements:

* Pursuing a B.S. M.S. or Ph.D. in Civil, Structural, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with an emphasis in structural dynamics and structural design.

* Applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a U.S. security clearance. Some items considered for obtaining a security clearance are credit (including bankruptcy), Felony convictions, Prior drug use, U.S. Citizenship, etc.

Position Preferences:

* GPA of at least 3.00

* Minimum of Sophomore year of engineering coursework

* Knowledge of finite element methods and software is preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)",

DegreeName: Master of Science

Education: Mechanical Engineering