Internship-RAM Engineer- Summer 2020

  • General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Mar 18, 2020
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General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We have an exciting opportunity for a RAM Engineer Intern to join our team located in Rancho Bernardo. This position is available for undergraduate or graduate students to participate in supervised practical training in a professional field. Assists in the completion of non-routine and advanced tasks; assists in the analysis, investigation and solution of non-routine problems; and assists in developing electronic and hard copy documentation as required. Under limited supervision, working on non-routine projects with general instruction and advanced projects with detailed instructions:


  • Participates in the day to day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of non-routine and advanced tasks.
  • Assists in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve non-routine problems.
  • Work on RAM (Reliability, Availability & Maintainability) Engineering projects, which may be any one or more of:
    • Failure analysis in deployed systems
      • Participate in Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action (FRACAS) team
      • Assess and analyze failed hardware and operational data
    • Analysis and prediction of reliability for existing products and systems, as well as for proposed designs
    • Provide design inputs, review, assessment and analysis for reliability, availability (total up-time) and maintainability of proposed designs, models, and deployed systems and products
  • Assists in developing reports, records, diagrams and charts.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School