Methods Engineers

Vt San Antonio Aerospace (Vt Saa)San Antonio, TX

13 days ago


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Job Location

San Antonio, Texas, United States

Job Overview

  • VT San Antonio Aerospace, Inc. is one of the world's leading aviation maintenance and engineering specialists.
  • We perform maintenance services and modifications for major airlines and airfreight carriers.
  • We are seeking an intern to join our Methods Engineering team.
  • As an intern, you will be responsible for assisting with designing, developing, testing, and implementing mechanical solutions using Solidworks.
  • Your role will involve supporting aviation production and manufacturing processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.


  • We offer competitive wages.
  • Additional benefits include license premiums, a full range of benefits (401(k), medical/dental/vision), and an Onsite Wellness Center.


  • Assist Methods Engineering with designing, developing, testing, and implementing mechanical solutions using Solidworks.
  • Draft and design layouts of equipment, materials, and workspace to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Work with Quality Assurance, Training, and SHE departments to ensure compliance with regulatory, company, and customer requirements.
  • Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, or minimize costs.
  • Evaluate existing production processes and workflows using lean manufacturing concepts to identify areas for improvement.
  • Improve production efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Monitor competitive benchmarks to ensure processes and equipment remain competitive and cost-effective.
  • Assist in leading or participating in Kaizen activities to continuously improve processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment.
  • Assist MRO Engineering and machine shop with 3D Scans, reverse engineering, solid modeling, CNC programming, and machining.
  • Assist with audit surveillance and preparation, procedure and document review/editing, and compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • Engineering degree preferred or relevant work experience.
  • Ability to think logically and systematically to solve problems and create efficient systems.
  • Knowledge of quality and project management tools.
  • Proficiency in Solidworks 3D CAD.
  • Technical skills in programming (Excel, Visio, Access), drafting applications, etc.
  • Sense of urgency, great attitude, and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to analyze data and generate useful information using statistical techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering23%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering17%

  • Engineering16%

  • Computer Engineering5%

  • Chemical Engineering4%

  • 56 other majors31%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Boeing
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Space Exploration Technologies
  • Intel Corporation
  • ExxonMobil
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For San Antonio, TX | $2,890/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,190

  • Miscellaneous$800

  • Food$377

  • Utilities$279

  • Transportation$244


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