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Senior Structures Engineer

Pratt & Whitney


Location:
Middletown, CT
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-23
Job Code:
47225BR
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Senior Structures Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Structures Engineer

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 47225BR Date posted 04/13/2017 City Middletown State Connecticut Country United States

We are looking for talented and passionate engineers to join our team.

The Engineering organization at Pratt & Whitney is divided into four Module Centers, including Hot Section, Compression and Mechanical Systems, Fans and Externals, and Product Delivery. 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 structures engineers will provide technical & analytical support for commercial or military programs, with responsibility for the durability and structural integrity of engine components. Specific structural engineering specialties may include dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue, or thermal analysis.

They will be expected to provide analytical results and technical solutions from preliminary design through engine development, validation, certification, manufacturing and operational service; participate on multi-discipline teams to provide design solutions that balance customer requirements for durability, performance, cost and weight; and plan and cover validation testing (engine & rig) and data-reduction.

Other duties include supporting production and in-service field investigations, as well as using Finite-element and classical methods to perform strength, stress/deflection, vibration, fatigue life, damage tolerance, containment, kinematic and optimization analyses. Lastly, experienced structures engineers will coordinate with others to advance the technology and improve engineering standard work processes/methods, plus document and present results to management and external customers.

Experienced structures engineers will be exposed to the exciting world of materials and structural engineering at Pratt & Whitney.

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
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical engineering, Aerospace engineering, or related discipline
  • 5 years of related design engineering experience
  • U.S. citizenship required
Education
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical engineering, Aerospace engineering, or
  • Related discipline

EEO/AAP Statement
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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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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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