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Stress Engineer

Pratt & Whitney

Independence, OH
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Stress Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Stress Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 48366BR Date posted 05/11/2017 City Independence State Ohio Country United States
Today, the fully integrated landing systems we design, test and manufacture help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely. But we aren’t satisfied with today’s success. Our global Landing Systems team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

We have an immediate opening for a Stress Engineer.

The successful candidate will learn to develop internal loads and perform static strength and fatigue analyses of Landing Gear and Systems components using both computer modeling analysis methods and classical calculation methods while working within an integrated product development team reporting to the stress lead. The candidate will rely on a
strong engineering foundation with emphasis on design principles and strength of materials.

Perform strength, stability, residual strength, fatigue, damage tolerance and fracture analyses of detail designs of landing gear structural components using both computer modeling analysis methods and classical calculation methods.
Prepare detailed stress reports.
Review drawings/models of landing gear components with other company disciplines and provide structures input and analysis.
Analyze structural repairs for landing gear and flight control structural components.
Review test results and correlate with analytical models.
Evaluate test results that may impact the design or require a design improvement.
Support the preliminary sizing activities and stress analysis for trade studies.
Qualifications Strong written and verbal communication skills. US citizen, permanent resident alien or able to review all export-controlled technical information.
Ability to analyze structural designs using computing tools such as NASTRAN, PATRAN, ABAQUS.
Good understanding of engineering drawings.
Proficient in using CAD tools such as CATIA V5 or NX.
Good understanding of material mechanical properties: stress strain curve, fatigue properties
Good understanding of static strength analysis: free-body-diagrams, Mohr’s circle, shear-moment diagrams.
Good understanding of fatigue analysis methodology.
Open minded, pro-active, quick learning ability and strong desire to learn.
Education BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

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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