Project Engineer – Test Cell

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 11800

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01385900 Date posted 01/25/2020 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 will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company thatâ€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 youâ€ll help answer todayâ€s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrowâ€s solutions.

Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Are you fascinated by the way the people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you!

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees†full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybodyâ€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, a recognized leading producer of the worldâ€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 youâ€ve been looking for.

Job Description:
A position is available in the Military Customer Support & Services Engine Test Systems and Services Engineering group for a Fleet Management / Project Engineer with a focus on F135 development and sustainment activities. The successful candidate will become a member of a dynamic team that has technical responsibility for support equipment for the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine which include supporting all aspects of test cell activities.

Candidate for this assignment will be responsible for but not limited to the following:  

•    Provide direct support for depot standup and follow-on sustainment, provisioning of bases and depots, field inquiries as they relate to F135 engine test cell support equipment and the development of equipment repairs and inspection instructions. 

•    Provide timely technical support to our Field Service Representatives as required and assist with investigations where necessary. 

•    Become involved in the development of new equipment, fit check and testing of new or revised equipment, troubleshooting technical issues with equipment either in the field or during manufacturing and provide overall technical customer support to both internal and external customers and suppliers. Some limited travel will be required. 

•    Maintain open lines of communication with the customer, management and related functional areas to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained on a sustaining basis and that overall customer support and program management goals are met.

•    Candidate must possess strong analytical skills, strong communications skills both written and oral, be able to establish excellent customer relationships, be a self-starter, multi-tasker,  and an effective team participant.

- Candidate may be required to support Project Engineering team with aspects that are not directly related to the Fleet/Project Manager roles and responsibilities.

At least 10% travel


Candidate must have a Bachelorâ€s Degree.

Experiences / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4 years of experience either in jet aircraft engine maintenance, or test cell installation or maintenance.
  • US Citizenship required due to Federal Contracts

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with military aircraft/engine maintenance hardware and procedures.
  • Previous "hands on" experience with regard to the installation and/or maintenance of engine Test Cell.
  • PMP or other project management certification advantageous
  • Technical writing skills a plus.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite products; to include Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook
  • Capable of working directly with suppliers, customers and different levels of management.
  • Demonstrated communications and teaming skills required.
  • Potential exists for moderate domestic/international travel in support of customer requirements.


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