Staff Engineer - Airfoils Structures

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 9697

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01331697 Date posted 07/08/2019 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
At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of our team you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.
Inclusion powers innovation:
We unlock our employees' full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody's opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered. Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.
Job Description
We are looking for talented and passionate engineers to join our team.

The Engineering organization at Pratt & Whitney is divided into four Module Centers, including Hot Section, Compression and Mechanical Systems, Fans and Externals, and Product Delivery. The Module Centers are a world-class engineering organization, aligned by component-level hardware in different sections of the jet engine. The four module centers work in tandem to deliver Pratt and Whitney's trademark Dependable Engines.
Responsibilities include:
Experienced structures engineers will provide technical & analytical support for commercial or military programs, with responsibility for the durability and structural integrity of engine components. Specific structural engineering specialties may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue, or thermal analysis.

They will be expected to provide analytical results and technical solutions from preliminary design through engine development, validation, certification, manufacturing and operational service; participate on multi-discipline teams to provide design solutions that balance customer requirements for durability, performance, cost and weight; and 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. Lastly, experienced structures engineers will coordinate with others to advance the technology and improve engineering standard work processes/methods, plus document and present results to management and external customers.

Experienced structures engineers will be exposed to the exciting world of materials and structural engineering at Pratt & Whitney.

You will be responsible for the structural assessments of repairs to Commercial & Military engine Airfoils components, knowledge of IPD, Structures ESW, & the Product Design Review process. You will coordinate structural analysis requirements for repairs with module centers/CIPT's. You will work independently on structural analysis solutions when historical solutions are not available or applicable.

GSE structures provides a work environment that fosters increased development of engineering fundamentals with knowledge development of Fracture Mechanics and FEA (ANSYS) modeling, as well as good engineering judgment, with an eye on "common sense". You will need to be able to technically manage low cost outsourcing.

This is an opportunity to work on P&W's NGPF program.
Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering
  • 7 years of engineering experience
  • US citizenship is required due to government program requirements
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated organization skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks
  • Possess excellent judgment and professional maturity
  • Analytical skills
  • Participation in process improvement efforts
  • Provide creative solutions

United Technologies Corporation 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.

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