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Project Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Project Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 56639BR Date posted 01/08/2018 City Rome State New York Country US

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

The Power Transmission System division of UTAS ES in Rome NY is looking for a Project Engineer. As a Project Engineer you will report directly to the Project Engineering Supervisor in Rome, NY. You will be directly responsible for the success of your projects both technically and meeting customer-requested delivery dates. Customer may include external or internal, such as Program Managers.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Overall responsibility for new product development program as the single technical focal point

  • Assume primary responsibility for program leadership, execution, and customer technical contact

  • Work with Program Managers, Contracts, and Operations to ensure the project is successful

  • Work with Design Engineering for detailed design analysis

  • Successfully manage programs within program schedule and budget

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas inside and outside the organization to deliver program results responsive to customer needs and market opportunities

  • Plan, organize and control assigned activity from conceptual to final stages of product life cycle to optimize profit and meet growth objectives

  • Make final decisions on issues affecting projects


Basic qualifications include:

  • BS in Engineering and 2+ years’ related experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proficient Engineering technical skills, analytical capabilities and overall good engineering judgment

  • Experience leading without authority

  • Track record for personal accountability, focused on results

  • Experience in the following areas:

    • Using risk management tools

    • Creating MS Project schedules

    • Running an Integrated Product Team (IPT) meeting or equivalent

Preferred qualifications include:

  • SAP knowledge

  • Design to cost knowledge

  • Experience with TeamCenter

  • Experience modeling and drawing in NX or other CAD software

  • Basic understanding of the theory of metal fatigue

  • Experience in composite structure design or manufacturing

Working environment:

  • Travel required

  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours

  • Flexible working arrangements available, but subject to managerial approval

Special notes:

  • Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. citizens

  • Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen


BS in Engineering and 2+ years’ related experience

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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