Mechanical Engineering Co-op (Summer through Fall 2024)

Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies

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Other Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

Archer’s Powertrain Engineering group is looking for highly motivated students to support the Engineering Teams. Roles support the Electric Engine program including design and manufacturing of Rotor, Stator, Inverter, Gearbox Assembly, Power Electronics, and Final Assembly.

As an Co-op Intern at Archer, you will find yourself immersed into the most innovative culture that is pushing boundaries. We welcome you to come unlock your creativity to learn and evolve alongside a strong network of industry leaders.

What you’ll do:

  • Work on the design or manufacturing of rotors, stators, gearbox assemblies and auxiliary components.
  • Design aircraft electric engine components, fixtures, and manufacturing equipment in Siemens NX.
  • Complete engineering tests, analyze data, and document results.
  • Create training/work instruction documentation for assembly and installation.
  • Solve challenging engineering problems involving structural and thermal analysis.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to build and test an aircraft electric engine.
  • Support technical and program management interactions with our suppliers

What you need:

  • Rising senior in Undergraduate Program or Masters student at accredited college or university in an engineering or science discipline
  • Knowledge of Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics.
  • Knowledge of LabVIEW, Matlab, Python, or similar test automation tools.
  • Experienced with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or any microcontroller kits.
  • Candidate is curious and has a “Get it Done” attitude.
  • Ability to learn and adapt within an ambiguous environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organization and project management skills.
  • Eager to learn, positive attitude, and highly motivated.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Google suite application
  • Knowledge of Siemens NX 3D Designing CAD Softwares
  • Knowledge of Matlab / Simulink physics based modeling
  • Knowledge of Atlassian Suite (JIRA/Confluence)
  • Familiarity with small passenger aircraft or helicopters

Additional Details:

  • Program duration will be approximately 6 Months starting May 2024
  • Must be able to work a full time schedule (approximately 40 hours per week) at our office location.

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting an hourly base pay between $20 - $30. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Archer Aviation does not engage with external recruiting agencies/individual recruiters with whom it does not have a prior written agreement. Archer reserves the right to make use of any unsolicited resumes that it receives and bears no responsibility for payment of any fees asserted from the use of unsolicited resumes. If you are a recruiting agency or individual recruiter wishing to do business with Archer, please reach out to All employment processes are managed by the Archer People Team.

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