F135 Engine Test Engineer
Location: Midwest City, Oklahoma US
Job Number: 8177
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01291561 Date posted 02/18/2019 City Midwest City State Oklahoma Country United States
United States of America
PW146: Oklahoma City, OK 2701 Liberty Parkway, Midwest City, OK, 73110 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 that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it, and 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.
Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you. We have an opportunity for a Test Engineer to join our team.
Do you have the experience we are looking for?
F135 HMC Test Engineer The F135 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) Engine Test Engineer is primarily responsible for managing engine test for F135 overhauled/repaired engine modules at the Pratt & Whitney Oklahoma City (PWOC) HMC located on Tinker Air Force Base. This includes interpreting customer requirements and combining those with PWOC standard methodologies to prepare the engine modules for test and support PWOC's partner; Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OKALC) US Air Force during engine test. The F135 Test Engineer will support Power Plant Engineering and other functions including Materials, Operations, Quality Assurance. Key Job Requirements:
Prepare engine for test overseeing, pre-test preparation, engine test, post engine test, final check out and ship. Interpret customer requirements and combined with PWOC specific tasks, provide engineering direction in how to proceed with work scoping. Provide engineering support for shop visit including responding to technical questions, substantiating and authorizing technical documents (Solumina WCD, TOs, LEAs, EA and IENs). Perform test cell performance analysis for engine visits. Prepare shop visit reports and supply to the customer within the stipulated time frame. Support Operations in solving any assembly/configuration/inspection problems for specific engine visits. Troubleshoot engines in test cell. Do appropriate research and support and advise other functional areas regarding technical issues and trends. Communicate with the necessary functional groups, vendors and customers on any technical related issues. When required, engineers will accompany materials, quality or accounts management employees on vendor and customer visits to provide routine technical support and assessment. Seek opportunities to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency through the use of new materials, processes, or technology. Assist in training mechanics, inspectors and others related to various technical issues. Demonstrate commitment to the EH&S and continuous improvement programs by following all policies and procedures, finishing the required training and supporting all applicable committee activities. This position supports a multi-shift operation; occasional 2nd and 3rd shift support is required.
Education / Certifications
- BA/BS Degree
- BA/BS preferably in Aerospace or Engineering
- MA/MS in technical/management a plus
- 3+ years of aircraft engine repair/ overhaul experience or test cell experience
- U.S. Citizen due to Federal Contracts
- Experience in an operational environment, including engine test cell knowledge and operation.
- Experience in parts, repair, engine test, engine assembly and disassembly
- Strong analytical, creative problem solving capabilities, database and Microsoft Office skills.
- Ability to work effectively independently and in teams.
- Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external groups.
- Strong writing and presentation skills.
- Experience with continuous improvement.
- Ability to manage multiple activities and prioritize actions.
- Time management and organizational skills.
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Job Number: 01291561
Community / Marketing Title: F135 Engine Test Engineer
Location_formattedLocationLong: Midwest City, Oklahoma US