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Job Category:
Structures Engineer - Hot Section Engineering
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Job Description

Hot Section Engineering (HSE) at Pratt & Whitney is currently looking for a motivated and talented Structures Engineer to join its team in support of commercial, military and industrial gas turbine engines. In this role, the Structures Engineer will be responsible for completing technical assessments and analyses necessary to support the design, development, validation, production implementation and management of advanced and operational engines flying across the globe. The Structures Engineer will work with the various hardware, components and systems that HSE owns including turbine airfoils, rotating hardware and static structures. In this role, the Structures Engineer will be an integral member of a team, working tasks and challenging problems focused on engine safety, reliability, capability, robustness and affordability. The Structures Engineer is expected to contribute as an individual contributor and team member and will leading key tasks with mentoring and coaching from experts and senior engineers in the field. It is an exciting time at Pratt & Whitney! This is an unique opportunity for an engineering graduate student or engineer with limited industry experience to start a long career working cutting-edge technologies on the best engines in the world. Qualifications A minimum of two (2) years of experience in industry required if the candidate does not have an advanced degree in engineering. Strong proficiency and a demonstrated record of accomplishments in the structures discipline or related disciplines is expected. This includes experience with finite element analysis (FEA), modeling, computation, mechanics or materials, failure analysis, vibrations and other topics related to structures. An understanding of the components owned by HSE and the associated analytical approaches applied to turbine airfoils, rotors, shafts, frames/cases, combustors and/or exhaust systems is desired. Good communication skills are essential to be successful in this role. The ability to attain security clearance would benefit the candidate. Education A B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other applied engineering undergraduate curriculum is the minimum requirement for this position. Candidates need to have an advanced degree in Engineering if they have less than two (2) years of relevant experience in industry. Candidates expecting to complete an advanced degree (i.e. M.S. degree in engineering) within the next 12 months are encouraged to apply.

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.

About United Technologies Corporation

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) provides high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries. It has six segments: Otis, Carrier, UTC Fire & Security (UTC F&S), Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand and Sikorsky. Otis includes elevators, escalators, moving walkways and services. Carrier includes heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment, and food service equipment. UTC F&S offers electronic security, fire detection and suppression, monitoring and response systems and services, and security personnel services. Pratt & Whitney includes military aircraft engines, parts and services, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion. Hamilton Sundstrand includes aerospace products and aftermarket services. Sikorsky offers military and commercial helicopters, aftermarket helicopter, and aircraft parts and services. In October 2008, the Company acquired Architectural Energy Corp.