Hot Section Engineering Principal Structures Engineering - (Onsite)

Employer
Pratt & Whitney
Location
East Hartford, Connecticut
Posted
Feb 22, 2024
Closes
Feb 24, 2024
Ref
2720798164
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Urban Planning
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Date Posted:
2023-10-26
Country:
United States of America
Location:
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Position Role Type:
Unspecified
Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight-designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we're seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you'll find a place where your talent takes flight-beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we'll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that's evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Job Summary:

Hot Section Engineering (HSE) is seeking a Principal Structures Engineer (P4) to join the Advanced Engine Programs-Exhaust (AEP-E) Structures team. This position will provide opportunities to apply your engineering acumen and leadership skills, as well as bring your creativity to bear in different phases of the design process. This role offers opportunities to become a future leader, with visibility throughout the leadership chain, from CIPT (Component Integrated Product Team), to PCE (Program Chief Engineer), and to external customers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform state-of-the-art ANSYS finite element analysis for stress, vibration, determination of low cycle fatigue life and residual life (fracture mechanics) prediction. Stress and life changes after repairs and in-service field investigations.
  • Participate as an active member in cross-discipline integrated product teams to provide design solutions that balance performance, cost, schedule, and quality requirements.
  • Develop and incorporate new ways to advance technology and improve processes as an individual and as a team contributor. Embrace a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Ability to write clear substantiation documentation, as well as to create and provide impactful, persuasive technical presentations to internal and external customers.
  • Develop and sustain a healthy work relationship based on mutual trust with peers, internal and external customers where significant interaction is expected.
  • Assist on the technical development of peers.
  • Manage increase workload and changes in priorities by utilizing project management skills.


OTHER MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES OR TASKS
  • Attend and have participation in group meetings, teleconferences and/or training required.
  • Actively participate in initiatives for continuous improvement using CORE tools and methods.
  • Based on business needs, the incumbent may be required to support other duties/functions within the company.
  • Support structures community initiatives.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.
  • 8+ years of engineering experience, or an advanced degree with 5+ years of engineering experience.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active Security Clearance
  • Structural Analysis experience
  • Experience utilizing ANSYS or other FEA software.
  • Experience working in the Aerospace Industry
  • Strong mechanical aptitude to understand the interactions of complex assemblies and how to translate those interactions into sound analytical assumptions.
  • Previous gas turbine experience
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with software and programing languages. APDL, Workbench, ABAQUS, PATRAN / NASTRAN, MATLAB, VBA, Python, C++, Fortran, MS Office, NX Teamcenter and SAP
  • Familiar with Agile and/or Scrum project management methodologies.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.


What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We've introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee's personal responsibility.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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