Mechanical Engineering Intern

Job Description

The engineering intern will be a team-member of the Mechanical Engineering group and will assist a group of engineers with various aspects of CAD design, drawings, analysis, and assembly/test documents, etc. Projects would vary from technology development programs to custom space flight hardware, and may include mechanical drawings, basic wiring/cable drawings, optical drawings, etc. The candidate is expected to be able to work alone or in a small group, be self-motivated, and able to communicate with other engineers within the group. Typically, engineering interns at ATA are given a small project that they can work throughout the summer, then the remaining time is spent supporting other engineers on various aspects of other projects.

Essential Functions:

  • - Provide support to the mechanical engineering team

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • - Oral and written communication skills demonstrated through prior work and/or school projects

  • - Able to work individually or in a small-team environment

  • - Hard working and self-motivated

Supervisory Responsibility: 


Work Environment: 

Typically, office and lab work is required. Typically 8am – 5pm. 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 




Primary Location: 

Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Relocation Available: 


Required Education and Experience: 

  • - Enrolled in Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering or similar engineering program

  • - Basic experience with CAD software

  • - Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • - Must be a U.S. Citizen

ATA prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ATA conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO DOCKET No. ATA20200205.

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