HSE Structures Engineer - Entry Level

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 8431

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01298277 Date posted 03/13/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Hot Section Engineering is responsible for design, analysis and validation the Combustor/Diffuser, Turbine, Augmenter and Exhaust Nozzle components for the jet engine. Entry-level structures engineers will analyze, research, and develop metallic, non-metallic or composite structural materials for product design and operation. They will engage in mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical tests of their structural materials. Specific structural engineering specialties may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue, or thermal analysis. Entry-level structures engineers will participate in multi-discipline teams to provide design solutions that balance customer requirements for durability, performance, cost and weight. The candidate will also plan and cover validation testing (engine & rig) and data-reduction. Other duties include supporting production and in-service field investigations, as well as using Finite-element and classical methods to perform strength, stress/deflection, vibration, fatigue life, damage tolerance, containment, kinematic and optimization analyses. Entry-level structures engineers will be exposed to the world of materials and structural engineering. It is an exciting time at Pratt & Whitney! This is a unique opportunity for a college graduate or emerging professional to start a long career working on cutting-edge technologies on the best engines in the world. Level of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for small projects or multiple tasks within functional discipline
  • Makes a contribution to the team through their knowledge
  • Works with moderate guidance on projects
  • Has a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the discipline and role Experience/Qualifications Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment. Internship experience a plus. Education Certification Minimum BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

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  • Job Number: 01298277

    Community / Marketing Title: HSE Structures Engineer - Entry Level

    Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US