Senior Engineer - Structures (Hybrid) (Hartford, CT)

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PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Pratt & Whitney is working to transform the future of flight once again 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.

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. Pratt & Whitney is laser focused on offering flexibility to our employees. We've introduced role types (Onsite, Hybrid, or Remote) and now list them in the job posting title so candidates know where they will operate in our blended work environment.

*Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).

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.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

*Note: Hybrid and remote roles at many of our sites are currently working from home because of COVID-19 protocols. Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process.

The Mechanical Systems, Externals, and Nacelles (MSEN) structures team is looking for an experienced structures engineer to perform structural analyses of Mechanical System and Externals hardware on commercial engine programs. The mechanical system/externals hardware include bearing supports, bearing centering springs, spacers, shafts, bearings, seals, gearboxes, oil tanks, fan drive gear system, tubes, brackets, nozzles, mounts, and ducts. The structures engineer will be responsible for performing FE analyses, running PW tools for life estimations, documenting results for structures discipline reviews, participating in multi-disciplined integrated product teams, presenting analysis results to both internal and externals customers and authoring structural analysis memo (SAM). This position is for structures discipline under MSEN organization. MSEN department is responsible for design and development of Mechanical system, Externals and Nacelles hardware for commercial and military engine programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform structural analysis to support all phases of product development cycle including concept initiation, preliminary design, detailed design, testing and validation, certification, and post certification.
  • Provide recommendations to design team balancing structural, performance, weight, and producibility requirements.
  • Provide test support during rig/engine validation and monitor critical instrumentation to get key learning points (KLPs) and ensure health & safety, perform data-reduction and analysis, and confirm test objectives are met.
  • Support field investigations and participate in root cause investigation teams.
  • Use finite element analysis and classical methods to evaluate MSEN components strength, stiffness, deflection, vibration, fatigue life, and damage tolerance capabilities.
  • Work to advance technology and improve engineering standard work processes/methods.
  • Document analysis results, conduct structures discipline reviews, author SAM's and present conclusions to Chiefs/Fellows, PW management and external customers.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident
  • Travel less than 5%

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree with structure experience related to gas turbine or related field and minimum 3 years' experience
  • 5+ years of gas turbine experience with demonstrated problem solving skills in Structural Analysis, Vibration, FEM for stress/deflection, LCF, HCF and Fracture Mechanics.
  • Experience with ANSYS, Workbench or other FEA software is required.
  • Requires good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management. to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs, or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.
  • Candidate will have 10+ years of gas turbine experience with demonstrated problem solving skills in Structural Analysis, Vibration, FEM for stress/deflection, LCF, HCF and Fracture Mechanics

Raytheon Technologies 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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