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Mechanical Engineering Intern - (May 2022)

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Kepler is on a Mission to bring the internet to space. Incorporated in 2015, Kepler’s guiding star is to enable the space economy through the creation of a communication network in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) that will provide connectivity services to other space missions, be they on orbit in LEO, MEO, GEO, or beyond.Β  With an expanding base of early customers and our first 15 satellites in orbit, Kepler is continuing to grow and expand its most important asset – the Team! Based out of our HQ in Toronto and with an office in the UK and a newly formed office in the US we are building towards a truly global company delivering a product for the whole world.

We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt for top-tier Mechanical Engineer Intern. Your focus will be on assisting the development and test of mechanical systems, specifically hardware related to our space-based communications payloads, ground-based assets, and support equipment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support design and prototype activities on various subsystems
  • Own design activities including CAD design, drawing generation, supporting calculation and analysis
  • Work closely with RF and Hardware teams to generate cross-functional solutions
  • Participate in design review and test planning processes
  • Perform functional and performance testing on integrated sub-systems or mechanisms as part of prototype bring up
  • Participate in pathfinding activities, new process planning, and design specification development

Position Requirements:

  • 3+ years in a mechanical, mechatronics, or equivalent engineering degree program
  • Coursework in structural dynamics and heat transfer
  • Experience with one or more CAD tools (Solidworks, OnShape, Autodesk 360, etc.)
  • Familiar with manufacturing processes and design for manufacture practices
  • Comfortable in a lab environment and experience safely using hand and power tools
  • Ability to work in a team and independently with little supervision

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in a University design team or building mechanisms for a personal project
  • Familiarity with FEA tools (Solidworks FEA, Ansys, Simcenter, etc.)
  • Coursework in mechanism design, kinematics, and / or controls
  • Experience on university design teams (CubeSat, Rover, etc.)

Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

Kepler Communications
Kepler Communications

Canada, Toronto, Ontario

Posted 12d ago

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