Operational Engines, Project Engineer (Hot Section)- Hybrid


East Hartford, CT

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

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Pratt and Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight--designing, building and servicing engines unlike an the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, were 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 looking for dedicated individual to become part of our Project Discipline organization. HSE is looking for a highly motivated Project Engineer to support our Operational Engines. This position is for a project engineer to participate on an integrated product team made up of design, structural and durability engineers. The teams are tasked with sustaining fielded engines through product deficiency investigations and product enhancements. The teams also resolve manufacturing and overhaul issues in support of spares part deliveries and fleet sustainment. The project engineer is responsible for performance of the engineering teams to meet task requirements including technical, quality, schedule, and cost targets that have been agreed upon with the customer. The project engineer will work with the IPT leader and with the Component Integrated Product Team (CIPT) to plan, acquire, and manage appropriate budgets for specific IPT tasks. The position requires excellent communication and team leadership skills as well as the ability to operate across a wide range of disciplines and management levels with both internal and external customers to ensure that task requirements are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute projects to the defined and cost schedule requirements.

  • Partner with IPT Leader to identify and mitigate risk.

  • Coordinate cross discipline engineering activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering.

  • 2+ 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advance degrees in Engineering or Business Administration.

  • Knowledge and experience with Project Management toolsets (MS Project, Risk based decision making, proposal generation, task baselining & management).

  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience managing engineering teams, budgets, and schedules.

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and trending skills.

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities.

  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement principles (CORE, QCPC, Process Certification, Six Sigma).

  • Engineering experience with hot section gas turbine components.

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:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

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.

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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