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Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01475095 Most Recent Date Posted 10/17/2021 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

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United States of America


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

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.

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

Are you ready to go beyond?

The Mobility Programs Fleet Operations team is responsible for the on-wing support and monitoring of the C-17, KC-46 and C-390 fleets of military aircraft. As a key member of the Mobility Programs Logistics team, the Fleet Operations Engineer will play a vital role in the support of over 1300 F117 engines in the United States Air Force fleet and those operated by foreign governments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and perform studies on the performance of the F117 fleet to increase our understanding of the C-17 /F117 fleet operations and the resultant effects on the Engine Sustainment Support program, engine reliability and availability and overall cost of ownership
  • Assist in the investigation of F117 in-flight shutdowns and other operational discrepancies through review and dissemination of C-17 quick access recorder data.
  • Team with Boeing, the USAF and foreign customers to maximize engine time on wing to reduce F117 costs while minimizing unscheduled maintenance for the C-17/F117 maintenance crews
  • Research and initiate new innovative activities aimed at developing and improving proactive engine health monitoring capabilities
  • Review engine performance trending parameters and other data to identify problem engines and or trends
  • Support the field representatives in engine health analysis and troubleshooting of engine abnormalities.
  • Work process improvement initiatives related to the access of engine performance and fault data, including the deployment and maintenance of trending and diagnostic capabilities
  • Provide occasional coverage of F117 field offices as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and  5+ years of engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience working closely with Pratt & Whitney internal and external customers and enablers
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain secret clearance due to government contract

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous F117, PW2000 or large commercial engine experience
  • Prior experience working directly with the external customer and/or previous USAF experience
  • Knowledge of engine performance analysis, diagnostic & trending tools and techniques
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work and innovate with limited oversight
  • Strong computer skills including expertise with MS Excel, and knowledge of or desire to learn data visualization tools and programming languages including Python, SQL, and Visual Basic
  • Strong desire to succeed and pursue personal growth and developmental opportunities

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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