An Engineering Aide (EA) is a part time position held by local university and college students working towards an engineering degree. EA’s are typically hired from our internship and co-op participants with occasional direct hire from colleges and universities. The objective of an EA position is to provide real, hands-on work assignments related to your major, giving you skills vitally important in today’s business environment while assisting teams in meeting their deadlines. Depending on satisfactory completion of certain criteria during your internship, you may be considered for a full-time position upon graduation. As an Engineering Aide, you'll be part of a project team, attend planning meetings, complete assignments as tasked by your team, absorb and learn from your team and apply that learning to projects assigned. You'll have the opportunity to learn fundamental business processes and procedures, build your technical foundation through practice and mentorship, and assist your team in meeting deadlines and producing for our customers.
SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space
Must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior in college or technical school
Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
Strong organization skills and work ethic; detail oriented
Work a minimum of 10 hours a week on assigned tasks
If coming from an internship or co-op, must have received strong positive feedback during their internship period
To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.
A subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), Sierra Space builds and delivers the future of space transportation, destinations and infrastructure, offering “space-as-a-service” in support of the new space economy. Leveraging breakthrough technologies including the Dream Chaser® spaceplane, also known as America’s Spaceplane®, and expandable LIFE™ habitat, Sierra Space offers turnkey solutions that are modular, reusable and scalable. Sierra Space brings life to space, and space to life. Learn More about Sierra Space
At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.