Job Location: Chandler, AZ

Position Summary: 

As an intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with a senior engineer in designing electronic controls and communication of firearms with simulators.  Your responsibilities may include assisting with the creation of schematics, selecting components, and the design of printed circuit board (PCB) layouts.  Support with reviewing specifications, documentation, component ordering, and testing.  This internship will offer valuable hands-on experience in electrical engineering within a dynamic and innovative industry.

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborate with the hardware engineering team to support the development of new products and existing.
  • Aid in PCB rework and repair tasks, learning best practices for maintaining product integrity
  • Participate in board bring-up and testing activities
  • Learn to use Altium software for basic PCB schematic capture and layout tasks
  • Assist in testing and troubleshooting electronic hardware products, under guidance.
  • Track and log work hours accurately by project code for time management purposes.
  • Provide support to various departments as required, gaining exposure to different areas of the organization
  • Take on additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications You must Have:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Ability to assist in defining, documenting, and executing test plans for electronic designs, under guidance.
  • Experience in electronic design, with a good understanding of electronic circuit technology (PCBs)
  • Basic knowledge of digital, analog and RF circuits with microprocessors
  • Familiar with circuit active and passive devices
  • Exposure to Altium software preferred.
  • Basic laboratory skills, including the ability to assist in building, prototyping, testing, and validating designs
  • Knowledge of debugging and troubleshooting skills using standard lab tools and equipment

Qualifications We Value:

  • Basic familiarity with CAD software such as SolidWorks, Draftsight, or AutoCAD is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Atmel microprocessors is a plus
  • Coursework in designing both wired and wireless network communication systems is a plus
  • Coursework in designing and simulating circuit board layouts
  • Eagerness to learn about Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Testability (DFT) concepts
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, particularly Microsoft Suites including Teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and capability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands:

During your internship, you’ll mainly be seated while carrying out your duties.  However, there will be opportunities for walking, using your hands for tasks like handling equipment and working in the lab.  Strong communication skills are crucial as you’ll frequently collaborate with team members. At times, you may need to stand, walk, or lift objects up to 20 lbs.  You’ll also spend significant time at a computer.  These physical responsibilities are required for the internship role.

Additional Requirements, if any:

  • Full time summer role consisting of 40+hours per week; normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Pre-employment background check

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity