ENG-PWPR-Intern, Aerothermal Fluids Engineering

Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico US

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Job Number: 12562

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01395455 Date posted 03/23/2020 City Aguadilla State Puerto Rico Country United States

Date Posted:
2020-03-12-07:00
Country:
United States of America
Location:
PW222: PW Puerto Rico Road 110 North Km28.8 San Antonio Industrial Park, Aguadilla, PR, 00603 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, youâ€ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company thatâ€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, youâ€ll help answer todayâ€s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrowâ€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.

At Pratt & Whitney 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 and Whitney Puerto Rico is an Aerospace Engineering Center located in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico who designs, evaluates and supports gas turbine engines, airframe systems, and other aerospace products in the areas of software, drafting, structures analysis, modeling, mechanical design, tool design and others.

The Aerothermal Fluids (ATF) group at Pratt & Whitney Puerto Rico is currently looking for a motivated and talented Intern to join its team. In this role, the Intern will get exposure to and learn engineering skills necessary to support product engineering related to Aerodynamics/ Aeronautics, Thermodynamics, Aero Thermal analysis, Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, Aero Mechanics, and Acoustics. This team designs, develops, and tests a variety of power plants, aircrafts and parts, establishing specifications, performing analyses, conducting performance tests predicting new and derivative noise levels and designs elements of vehicles and systems to ensure compliance with noise regulations, specifications and guarantee requirements. May include aerodynamics, stability and control, flutter and vibration, landing loads, aircraft or system structures, hydrodynamics, propulsion system, fuels and combustion, aero-acoustics, aero-mechanics, heat transfer and instrumentation.

Specific responsibilities of this role include:

  • Perform basic thermal finite element and computational fluid dynamics processes (from geometry manipulation to analysis of results) with a variety of tools for specific engine components, processing rig and engine test data, verifying manufacturing variability as well as other similar tasks.
  • Conduct basic analytical simulations and performance and operability studies.
  • Perform basic steady state and transient performance comparison packages which can include data vs. simulation, model to model, control to control, and engine to engine.
  • Review test procedures and instrumentations


It is an exciting time at Pratt & Whitney Puerto Rico! This is a unique opportunity for a college student in engineering to get high-quality industrial experience and potentially start a long career in Engineering.

Education and Qualifications:

Candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with a minimum of 30 credits completed. U.S. citizenship is required; positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Successful candidates will be expected to
  • Be fluent in English (verbal and written)            
  • Have experience with Microsoft office Applications
  • Work on hard problems independently with little supervision, yet assuring good coordination with team members to achieve project goals
  • Be a strong team player in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Communicate effectively to both technical peers and senior management
  • You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and take Affirmative Action to recruit Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.   Pratt & Whitney Puerto Rico, Inc. participates in the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services†E-Verify program.

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Community / Marketing Title: ENG-PWPR-Intern, Aerothermal Fluids Engineering

Location_formattedLocationLong: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico US