United Technologies Corporation Gear Design Engineer in East Hartford, Connecticut
Job ID: 01331205
City: East Hartford
Country: United States
Job Type: Full Time
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
The sky has no limits.
Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible. At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of our team you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions. Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
Inclusion Powers Innovation: We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.
The Mechanical Systems, Externals and Nacelle (MSEN) organization is the recognized leader in the design, development and support of reliable, elite architecture, providing the best value, shortest cycle-time and the highest quality to meet customer requirements. Within the Mechanical Systems group, we are seeking a motivated, diligent Gear Design Engineer to join our team.
You will work with inter-disciplinary teams, performing gearbox design and analysis on high-power planetary, countershaft, and epicyclic gear systems. This unique role requires creative design skills to achieve maintainable, low cost systems while meeting structural and functional requirements. Your designs will be high-impact, helping to propel the next generation of gas turbine engines using our Geared Turbofan architecture in both commercial and military programs across Pratt & Whitney’s engine range. Seeing designs through from conceptual phases through production, you will also be involved with testing and failure analysis to ensure the lasting quality and reliability of our engines.
10% travel is anticipated
BS degree in Engineering or Physics
10+ years of experience in gear and/or gearbox design and analysis
Prior experience with high-power gear systems including planetary, countershaft, helical, and epicyclic gear systems
Proficiency in gear design software such as LDP and Calyx
Knowledge of FEA software and model creation using ANSYS or Nastran
Manufacturing experience with ground gears, hardened gear steels, bearing design, rolling elements, journals, and lubrication system design
Ability to craft clear communication and build meaningful relationships
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.
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