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Senior Structures Engineer

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, CT
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 64145BR Date posted 04/09/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney’s Compression Systems Engineering (CSE) is seeking a highly motivated Structures Engineer for the Fan/LPC Structures organization. This individual will be responsible for working with the CIPT, partners, mating modules and system design disciplines in execution of structures tasks supporting mature and development commercial and military engine Fan/LPC. This position requires a sound background in structures analysis methods. Specific knowledge in rotating or static engine structures preferred.

Job Responsibilities

The individual will work as part of an Integrated Product Team and will be responsible for several components of a project or a complex component of a larger project.

Specific tasks will include:

  • Perform a wide range of structures analyses in support of commercial and military aircraft gas turbine engine programs through preliminary/detailed design, development, validation, certification, manufacturing, and operational service.
  • Apply state-of-the-art finite element based methods to the analysis and design of engine components and assemblies for rotating and stationary structures.
  • Provide technical direction based on structural evaluations that may involve consideration of strength, buckling, deflections, vibrations, fatigue life, damage tolerance and/or any other appropriate criteria.
  • Prescribe instrumentation requirements for structural and engine tests, monitor and troubleshoot test execution, prepare assessments of results including correlation to analytical and/or numerical calculations.
  • Provide production or field problems support and recommend solutions.
  • Prepare and deliver presentation materials to internal management and to airframe or government customers/regulators in formal design reviews and other settings.
  • Work with Outsourcing vendors to ensure work is completed, reviewed and approved by structures associates with appropriate proficiency level.
  • Coordinate with others to advance technology and improve engineering processes and methods.

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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