Intern - Gas Compressor Aerodynamic Engineer (Modesto)

Solar Turbines in Modesto, CA

  • Industry: Engineering - Mechanical Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • $104,030.00 - 158,160.00
position filled

Job Description

Gas Compressor Engineering is seeking select advanced degree candidates for an internship working on Centrifugal Compressor Seal systems at elevated pressures. The position requires experience in CFD, preferably Ansys:CFX and experience with varied compressor seal types. Rotordynamic stability, cross-coupling forces, swirl, and leakage will be evaluated. CFD methods will be developed, tested, and validated in the Solar Turbines closed loop test facility. In addition to the computational objectives, test support will also be involved.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS or PhD student in Mechanical or Aerospace (or similar discipline) Engineering
  • 2.7 GPA or higher
  • Engineering Internship experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Familiarity with turbomachinery
  • Experience with CFD-ANSYS-CFX
  • Experience with Filled Honeycomb and Hole Pattern Seals
  • Centrifugal Gas Compressor experience
  • Auto req ID


    Job Category

    Internship - Engineering

    Minimum Education Level

    Masters Degree

    Minimum Years Experience

    Less than 1

    Position Category External

    New Grad/Intern


    1st Shift

    Travel Requirements

    None to minimal

    Visa Eligibility

    Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States. For information on employment eligibility in the United States, please visit the U.S. Immigration Services website.

    Relocation Eligibility

    This position does not qualify for relocation.

    Benefits Eligibility

    Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities.

    Associated topics: ansys, automotive, brakes, bsme, chassis, fluid, machine, mechanical, solidworks, turbine

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