Engineering Intern - Test and Verification (R0000197)

Houston, TX

Temporary Internship Position

U.S. Citizenship Required

About the Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an Intern with a proclivity for Systems Engineering to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Systems Engineering and Test & Verification functions/support.  These include but are not limited to:

  • Work with IM T&V lead to formulate processes, track progress, conduct tests and assist in the verification of Nova-C lunar lander systems.

  • Coordinate with both IM integrated test capabilities (VTS, FlatSat, EMC, ECCO, HATS), the system owner and the unit under test.

  • Capture and document the test procedures, results, and findings.

  • Upgrade the MEL from a system sizing tool to a dedicated Mass/Power/Thermal Limits, etc. tracker for IM-2 & -3 missions.

  • Additionally, as time permits, to be tasked with a Mechanical design activity and exercise Solid Works capability in the development of a TBD small project in support of T&V.

  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to identify improvements to designs

  • Participate in design, manufacturing readiness, and test readiness reviews

Required Education/Experience/Skills

Education:

Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science Program in mechanical engineering or other engineering discipline.


Communication:

Excellent verbal and written communication

Required Skills:

Experience working hands-on with various types of hardware


Desired Skills

  • Experience with mechanical systems

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.