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Lead Tech,EngSvc-Eng&Sci Description at United Technologies Corporation

Lead Tech,EngSvc-Eng&Sci

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 48549BR Date posted 05/05/2017 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

This position is for an experimental test technician in the Materials & Processes Engineering Mechanical Testing Group. This position will support all aspects of the set-up, execution, analysis and reporting of several types of Experimental and ASTM material characterization tests including creep, tensile and low cycle fatigue, TMF and crack growth. Materials tested include all major composite and alloy turbine engine materials in relevant engine conditions including elevated temperature, cryogenic, vacuum, inert, corrosive etc, environments.

Duties will include understand the principal systems for each piece of laboratory test equipment such as servo-hydraulics, closed loop control systems and data acquisition. Individual must recognize, diagnose and repair equipment and instrumentation problems. Accurately follow and document detailed test procedures, test conditions and results. Actively participate in EH&S, ISO9001 and ACE efforts to achieve department goals.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be able to function well in a team environment
  • Must be highly mechanically inclined
  • Experience with hands-on mechanical tasks
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Must pay high attention to detail
  • Standard office computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) are required
  • Desired: Knowledge and understanding of servo-hydraulics, control electronics and instrumentation
  • Desired: Hands on CNC machining experience

  • Computed Aided Design (CAD) Experience
  • Machine Shop CNC Experience
  • Experience with running ASTM testing
  • Experience with Closed Loop Control systems
    • MTS flextest
    • MTS 458
  • Experience with data acquisition systems
    • System 5000, System 6000

  • Preferred AS degree in Mechanical Engineering/Technology or Manufacturing.
  • Airframe and Power plant (A/P) License

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.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

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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