Durability Engineer - Hot Section Engineering

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 8511

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01300279 Date posted 03/19/2019 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
Hot Section Engineering (HSE) at Pratt & Whitney is currently looking for a motivated and talented Hot Section Durability Engineer to join its team in support of commercial, military and industrial gas turbine engines. In this role, the Durability Engineer will be responsible for completing technical assessments and analyses necessary to support the design, development, validation, production implementation and management of advanced and operational engines flying across the globe.

The Durability Engineer will work with the various hardware, components and systems that HSE owns including turbine airfoils and combustors. The Durability discipline is highly specialized with particular focus on advanced cooling designs, aerodynamics, heat transfer, coatings, high-temperature aerospace alloys and manufacturing. In this role, the Durability Engineer will be an integral member of a team, working tasks and challenging problems focused on engine durability, capability, robustness, affordability and safety.

The Durability Engineer will contribute as part of small teams with mentoring and coaching from experts and senior engineers in the field. It is an exciting time at Pratt & Whitney!


A solid academic record from a reputable institution including course work, grade point average, high-quality senior projects and/or research is required. A candidate for this position should have an interest in the aerospace industry. Understanding and course work in aerodynamics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, mathematics, computational modeling, coatings, aerospace materials, manufacturing and other topics related to hot section durability will benefit the candidate.

Good communication skills are essential.

Demonstrated leadership inside and/or outside or school is desired. The ability to attain security clearance would benefit the candidate.

Education Certification

A B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other applied engineering undergraduate curriculum is the minimum requirement for this position.

Candidates expecting to graduate within the next 12 months are encouraged to apply.

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: 01300279

Community / Marketing Title: Durability Engineer - Hot Section Engineering

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