Project Engineer Intern

DRS Technologies - St. Louis, MO3.8

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo SpA which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.

DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. (DRS-SSI) is a Leonardo DRS Line of Business (LOB) headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It is a full service supplier of diversified defense systems, products and support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other international defense customers. From conceptual design through manufacturing to integrated logistics support, DRS-SSI has a more than 50-year tradition of providing quality systems and products while meeting customer’s demands for innovation, efficiency and quality. The business unit also includes a 100-acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO. The performance of DRS-SSI’s St. Louis operation has been recognized by the Government and industrial customers with numerous awards including: Preferred Supplier Certification, Medallion of Service Award, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Certification of Recognition, and Blue Ribbon Awards. We operate on a 9/80 work schedule.

Job Location – Saint Louis, MO

Position Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems is seeking a Project Engineering Intern for Summer 2019 as a team member to think critically and creatively to solve assigned engineering tasks. Interns will be assigned to one or more programs with the goal of improving our existing products and helping to develop new products and technologies that feature significant differentiating technologies that are essential to maintaining our competitive advantage in the defense market. Internships typically last 3 months and are based in St. Louis, MO. There will be no housing provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

Further research and development of existing products and technologies
Write and/or maintain documentation
Gather and assemble data for engineers
Assist lead project engineers with the management of projects
Work closely with and assist engineers in the conduct of various engineering assignments
Carry out basic work instructions that will help in understanding the fundamentals of the company
Completing assigned tasks on time
Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network
Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
Basic Qualifications

High School diploma
Completion of Sophomore year or higher by the end of 2018 – 2019 school year at an accredited college majoring in a computer engineering or computer science discipline
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Must be diligent, hardworking, and quick to learn
Communicate effectively orally and written
Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

Decision Making
Team Development/Building Organizational Talent
Building Trust and Respect/Integrity
Customer Orientation
Technical Capability/Applied Learning
Communicates with Impact
Valuing Diversity/Cultural Effectiveness
Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LSY