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Raytheon Technologies Electrical Engineering Co-op (Summer/Fall 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Position Overview

This position is for an Electrical Engineering co-op position within the Common Platform Hardware (CPH) department.

The overall charter of the CPH department is to design and support ruggedized military avionics equipment, generally for military customers (fixed, fighter, and rotary wing). Equipment types consist of mission computers, control display units, video processing units, and aircraft control panels. Printed circuit boards designed within the department include processor, I/O, interconnect, video/graphics, and EMI assemblies.

The successful candidate will gain exposure and contribute to the design and verification of product lines within the department. Opportunities will vary from requirements capture, schematic capture, PCB design, and exposure to formal MIL-STD qualification testing methods.

Duties will include assisting senior engineers on design implementation, parts procurement, product build, working with and/or creation of technical documentation, and product test. A strong interest in hardware development is desired.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participates in personal and technical developmental activities

  • Applies new skills in day-to-day project activities

  • Is receptive to feedback and responds by making an effort to improve

  • Uses problems as opportunities to learn

  • Keeps leadership sufficiently informed of status of assignments

  • Identifies problems and priority conflicts

  • Elevates issues and concerns to leadership and/or management for resolution

  • Exhibits good written communication skills

  • Exhibits good oral (verbal, non-verbal/body language, listening, etc.) communication skills

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the value of cooperating with team members

  • Works well with others to achieve team goals

  • Remains flexible and considers the opinions, suggestions, and alternatives provided by others

  • Demonstrates respect and sensitivity for team members, peers, and coworkers

  • Approaches work with enthusiasm

  • Pursues goals and development plans with enthusiasm

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance is desired.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

    Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.