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Pratt & Whitney

East Hartford, CT
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Hot Section - Senior Design Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Hot Section - Senior Design Engineer

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 42281BR Date posted 01/27/2017 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Let your career take flight at Pratt & Whitney! We are looking for a talented and passionate designers to be an integral part of our commercial and military programs. We make it fly at Pratt.

HSE is part of the Module Center Engineering organization at Pratt & Whitney. The Module Centers are a world-class engineering organization, aligned by component-level hardware in different sections of the jet engine. The four module centers work in tandem to deliver Pratt and Whitney’s trademark Dependable Engines.

Experienced design engineers will lead a team of designers in developing conceptual, preliminary, and detailed designs of gas turbine engines; be responsible for design configuration; meet cost, weight, and production requirements; participate on or lead multidisciplinary integrated product teams (IPTs) to develop and produce new hardware or to improve existing designs; and support design reviews and provide field technical support. The engineer in this position will interact with internal and external customers.

Qualified candidates must possess good communication and problem solving skills. The skill to build and evaluate detail, module, or system level models is required. Key elements of this position include the capability to interpret analysis results for accuracy and propose alternate configurations to resolve design. To ensure a robust design, the candidate will be responsible for continuous improvement of internal processes.

Level of Responsibility:

·Responsible for entire projects and significant components of other projects

·Applies their knowledge to contribute to the team, department, and possibly the business unit

·Fully developed professional, able to work without direct guidance from others

·May develop and coach others

·Has in-depth knowledge of the discipline that may extend to similar fields


A minimum of 5 years of related design engineering experience is required.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical engineering, Aerospace engineering, or related discipline
  • U.S. citizenship required
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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Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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