ENG-Core Structures Co-Op

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 11256

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01370617 Date posted 11/19/2019 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. At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Our internships and co-ops are designed to help build your professional credentials while also igniting your imagination. Opportunities exist throughout our company and are available to students who are motivated to learn and grow.

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This is a high cycle fatigue structures Engineer co-op position in Pratt & Whitney Core Structures - HCF Lifing group, supporting the development of world class jet engine systems. The HCF group provides structures analytical support for commercial or military programs, with responsibility for the durability and structural integrity of gas-turbine components.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide analytical support for preliminary & detailed design through all phases, including development, validation, certification, manufacturing and operational service.

  • Validation testing (engine and rig) and data correlation with analytical models.

  • Support root-cause investigations for operational engines. Identify corrective actions.

  • Perform FEA and classical method analyses for strength, stress/deflection, vibration, fatigue life, crack growth, containment, kinematic and optimization analyses.

  • Identify design solutions, with multi-discipline teams, that balance customer requirements for durability, performance, cost and weight.

  • Advance technology and improve engineering processes. Document and present results and recommendations to company leadership and external customers.

    Do you meet these Basic Qualifications?
    • US Citizenship is required due to government contracts .
    • You're in an accredited undergraduate or graduate engineering degree program.
    • Fields of study: Engineering
    • You will have at least 30 credits prior to starting your internship
    • You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

    How about any of these Preferred Qualifications?
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and consistent record of collaboration, flexibility, innovation and initiative

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  • Job Number: 01370617

    Community / Marketing Title: ENG-Core Structures Co-Op

    Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US