ENG-MSEN-Associate Design Engineer

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 10234

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01344561 Date posted 08/15/2019 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

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation, is a leader in the manufacturing of military and commercial jet engines. At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow's solutions. We are helping build a dependable future of aviation; one that allows you a full of career opportunities and the chance to use your talents and grow in a variety of ways alongside a team of dedicated individuals.

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.

Pratt & Whitney MSEN Externals Engineering seeks a motivated, detail-oriented mechanical design engineer to join the design team. Working on inter-disciplinary teams, the selected candidate will perform mechanical design of gas turbine engine fuel, hydraulic, lubrication, electrical and air management plumbing and harness systems hardware. This position requires creative design skills in engine hardware arrangement and packaging to achieve maintainable, low cost systems while meeting structural and functional requirements. Externals hardware includes a vast and challenging array of parts including tubes, brackets, electrical harnesses, component mounts, and fan bypass ducts. The Externals designer routinely interfaces with virtually every module on a PW gas turbine engine.

All design work will utilize Unigraphics solid modeling as well as in-house modeling and analysis tools. Opportunities are available on both military and commercial programs including the Geared Turbofan Family of engines being developed for the Airbus NEO, Bombardier C-series, Embraer and Mitsubishi Regional Jet, as well as the F135 engine for the Joint Strike Fighter.

Key job functions:

  • Develop technically sound design solutions within program schedule milestones that meet cost and weight goals.

  • Understand technical processes and design requirements of gas turbine externals hardware including plumbing and ducting systems, component mounts, sheet metal brackets and electrical harnesses.

  • Learn and apply sophisticated solid modeling and analysis tools in a highly proficient manner.

  • Utilize standard work, QCPC, and other ACE tools to continuously improve the externals design process.

  • Communicate with team leadership and management on status and risks to program schedule and metrics (cost, weight, performance, etc).

    Ability to effectively provide direction to others

    Ability to negotiate design criteria/space with other departments including internal as well as external customers.

    Ability to complete complex tolerance stacks for fit.

    Do you meet these Basic Qualifications?
    • US Citizenship is required due to government contracts .
    • You're in an accredited four year degree program and are entering or currently in your last year.
    • Fields of study are:Engineering
    • You are graduating in Dec 2019 or May 2020
    • You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

    How about any of these Preferred Qualifications?
    • Entry-level Co-op/internship experience
    • Extraordinary interpersonal skills and proven track record of collaboration, adaptability, innovation and initiative
    • You demonstrate good analytical, organizational, and communication skills

    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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  • Job Number: 01344561

    Community / Marketing Title: ENG-MSEN-Associate Design Engineer

    Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US