CAD & Structure Design Engineer (all gender) – Internship

CAD & Structure Design Engineer (all gender) – Internship

Department: Engineering
Location: Toulouse
Start date: September
Duration: 6 months

Our mission

At Ascendance we are building tomorrow’s hybrid-electric aviation with ATEA, a unique Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft powered by STERNA, our in-house hybrid-electric propulsion system. We focus our efforts in designing an innovative, safe, silent, clean and affordable aircraft that will be able to blend into existing infrastructures and regulations to ease its deployment and maximise social acceptance.
If you are looking for a place where you will have a direct impact on very ambitious products, where you will work close to the hardware and where you can witness the result of your hard work quickly, board ATEA and come fly with us toward the future of aviation!

Your role

Your role : 🔎

In the frame of the ATEA demonstrator development, Ascendance is developing the prototype composite structure that will have to demonstrate functional, performances and safety capabilities.
The primary and secondary structure will have to sustain flight, crash and ground loads and integrate all systems mandatory to ensure VTOL and conventional horizontal flight.
You’ll be integrated to the Airframe team for at least 5 month and participate in the prototype STD0 development.

Your objectives

Your main responsibilities will be :

Perform structural trade off studies to support structural best architecture choices
Participate to systems positioning and integration studies
Perform detailed designs
Perform wiring analysis
Draw design principles for systems integration to the structure

Where do we stand?

You will be entering the team during a crucial part of our development. Full scale testbenches are ongoing while full scale aircraft development is running at full speed with many issues to tackle regarding communications networks and associated developments. You will be working in an interdisciplinary team to find global compromise while being given a high level view of the aircraft and propulsion system’s requirements.

Your profile

The job has been made for you if you : 🛠

You have a structural design sensibility (mandatory)
You are familiar with CAD (3DX desired, otherwise Catia V5)
You have general Composite design knowledge (suited)
You have a Catia/3DX CPD module knowledge (would be a +)
You have wiring knowledge (would be a +)
You have system integration knowledge (optional)
You are a team player and a creative person
You are proactive, enthusiastic and self driven
You are comfortable to work in start-up quick changing constraints environment

We are meant to work together if you : 💚

You are looking for a 5 to 6 months internship starting in September or October 2022
You are passionate about new tech or eVTOL
You want to work in a deep tech startup that will change the way people travel
You want to face complex but thrilling challenges
You like to work in a dynamic environment

Recruitment process :🕐

Application evaluations (CVs….)
Talent short call Interview
Technical Interview with Sven, Mechanical Engineer & internship supervisor !
Non-discrimination and diversity are our priorities. AFT is open to hiring personalities with their own differences.

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