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Structures Intern

The Company

We are SpaceRyde; building Canada’s first rocket to launch small satellites! Pioneering an industry is not an easy task, but with our combination of experienced founders, high-profile investors and bright team, we have achieved many firsts. We have doubled our staff every year, and will reach space in 2022; so come join us if you’d like to work on the edge of innovation and creativity.

The Role

As a Structures Intern, you will play a crucial role at SpaceRyde by supporting the development of cutting edge launch vehicle components and systems. You will work closely with your mentor and other teams to design, analyze, build and test SpaceRyde hardware. You will be given ownership of projects with the opportunity for rapid growth in a fast-paced environment. You will be challenged daily and will need to adapt quickly to achieve tight project deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling the day-to-day operations of the office, kitchen, and lab.

  • Order, organize and distribute office supplies and maintain inventory.

  • Establish office procedures and policies, and ensure compliance.

  • Receive and distribute incoming mails and parcels to different teams.

  • Prepare financial files and invoices for bookkeeping purposes.

  • File physical and electronic copies of invoices and other documents.

  • Pick up and drop off parts from local suppliers.

  • Arrange accommodation, travel and equipment for off-site work.

  • Assist in developing and coordinating company events to boost team morale.

  • Provide support for various teams as necessary, to meet our goals.

  • Support development and manufacturing of launch vehicle structural components, ground support equipment and testing infrastructure.
  • Work with other subsystem specialists to integrate components into the launch vehicle structure.
  • Employ innovative methods to ensure testability, manufacturability, and low production costs of systems.

Requirements

  • Enrolled in an Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • 6+ months of relevant hands-on experience (previous internship or design team experience are applicable).
  • Solid knowledge of CAD, experience with SolidWorks or other design software.
  • You are a team player, you ask for help when you are stuck and you are always ready to help out.
  • Ability to work full time for a minimum of 8+ consecutive months.
  • Ability to work in-person. This position is not remote.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

Bonus skills, knowledge, and qualifications

  • Programming knowledge in Python or C++.
  • Experience working with aerospace structures, large structural assemblies or composite materials.
  • Experience with design and/or manufacturing of composite structures.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

To apply, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@spaceryde.com