BAE Systems Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Intern in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description

BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair is seeking to hire a Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Intern in our Programs department. The candidate will report to the Director of Programs and will also interact with our team members within our company such as program management team members (ship superintendents, project managers, program managers, etc.), craft managers, craft supervisors, safety/chemist employees and other customers.

This posting is for candidates who are pursuing a degree within the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering disciplines.The internship will be located at BAE Systems Ship Repair in Jacksonville, Florida.

BAE Systems Platforms and Services offer internships in various engineering, operations, and business disciplines that create a platform for your professional growth and development and provide a head start on building your career. As a BAE Systems intern, you will benefit from supervised and comprehensive on-the-job experience and be encouraged to contribute fresh ideas in an environment that encourages participation and imagination.

Duties and Responsibilities

While interning at BAE Systems, you will:

  • Work within a diverse workforce and functional groups.

  • Be exposed to and understand the complexity of Navy Surface ships and various commercial vessels.

  • Be challenged with substantial work that will be beneficial to your academic and future professional careers.

As a member of the Programs team, the Intern candidate will:

  • Assist the Programs department to manage a designated portion of a Navy surface ship repair package including the installation, modification, and repair of complex equipment and systems in Engineering, Crew Berthing, Electronic/Combat System Suites, and Mission Control spaces.

  • Conduct ship checks; attend meetings; read and interpret detailed work items, drawings, and customer requirements.

  • Gather and interpret data for reports and analyses. Verify source material for authenticity purposes.

  • Provide support in preparing reports, documentation, and analyses to higher level department personnel.

  • Obtain documentation and other data needed to help develop procedures for future projects and analyses.

  • Perform basic and complex calculations that consist of Free Body Diagrams, Compound loading, and Fluid Dynamics.

  • Develop manufacturing drawings using AutoCAD or SolidWorks

Required Skills and Education

Candidates must be currently enrolled at a college/university and pursuing an accredited degree in technical disciplines leading to an Undergraduate degree in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering or other related fields (i.e. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Maritime Operations, etc.).Candidates must have completed their junior year of study.

  • Must possess good academic standing

  • Must possess entry level knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures within the related fields of engineering (Free Body Diagrams, stress/strain relationships, static analysis of forces on rigid bodies, etc...)

  • Ability to work under the direction of program managers and engineers to perform tests, and evaluate materials for particular applications.

  • Familiarity with current, computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines (2D/3D Modeling software, Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Ability to develop basic technical design and developmental problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, professional relationships, and communicate effectively.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is required.

  • Ability to work at least 10-12 weeks during the summer

  • Ability to access shipboard spaces via vertical/inclined ladders and through compartments with limited overhead and/or confined spaces.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 of higher

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Intern


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