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F135 Field Service Engineer – Ogden ALC Airframe Depot

Pratt & Whitney
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 60512BR Date posted 02/06/2018 City Remote City State Utah

In the next 5 years, F-35 production will experience a significant ramp up in fielded aircraft all over the world. To facilitate the most seamless introduction of F135 Propulsion Systems in those aircraft and ensure a 100% positive customer experience, F135 Field Operations is seeking a Field Service Engineer supporting F135 propulsion systems at the F-35 USAF airframe depot at Ogden ALC/Hill AFB, Utah. Although the depot’s focus is on A and C models, there has been and most likely will be B STOVL model work as well. There is an expansion plan to grow the number of work bays, accommodating around 20 jets initially.

Typically engines are removed from the airframes to facilitate upgrades and repairs. The depot FSE would work with local civil service personnel on optimizing this work flow, assisting artisans with questions on engine condition, limits, potential upgrades/mods, configuration and transfer of engines from location to location as the global spares pool dictates. Depot FSE will also assist customer with subsequent engine ground runs and Functional Check Flights from a troubleshooting/HRC disposition standpoint. FSE will be available for pilot debriefs/questions as required.

Depot FSE will work with other on site FSE’s that support the operational 388th/419th Fighter Wing based at Hill AFB. Total jet population will grow from the current 30 aircraft to approximately 72 in the coming years. Depot FSE will augment the FW FSE staff as required and in turn they will provide depot coverage as needed.

Other duties and functions include:

  • Coordinate F135 propulsion system maintenance activities with the, flight line operating areas and Lockheed Martin maintenance operating areas.
  • Perform or assist customer with controls activities related to aircraft download processing and analysis, propulsion system software loads, activations and monitoring of propulsion system Prognostic Health Monitoring, Engine Health Reporting Codes, and Maintenance Built In Test Systems (MBITS).
  • Advise and assist the Customer in performance of F135 propulsion system maintenance, ensuring activities are performed IAW technical data and safe engine operation and maintenance procedures. Activities include fault isolation/troubleshooting and F135 repair actions consistent with the F135 Unit Level Maintenance Concept.
  • Support Government Property Management processes for program execution, to include but not limited to Support Equipment (SE), tooling, supply and government processes.
  • Work closely with P&W Customer Support Engineering to resolve technical and logistical problems involving F135 engine operation and maintenance through the use of the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS), Action Requests (AR) and the MERLIN System.
  • Use initiative and judgment to identify problems, conduct investigations to determine root causes, and implement corrective actions.
  • Actively support ACE initiatives and ensure employee safety by complying with and supporting EH&S activities.
  • Actively interface with local customer personnel at all levels from senior leadership to the newest recruits. You are the face of P&W to the local customer.
  • Provide timely insight to PW management relative to emerging issues and relationship with our customer.
  • In addition to technical and logistic prowess, FSR will be able to demonstrate customer value by being well versed in areas to include boroscoping, blade blending, Supply Chain Management, Performance Based Logistics, ALIS, MXI database, Support Equipment, Warranty, instructor among other traits.

This is a 1st shift position; however, must be willing to flex schedule / work any shift to support business needs. This includes participating in shift rotation if implemented.

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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