Senior Engineer, Heat Transfer

United Technologies   •  

East Hartford, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

The Pratt & Whitney Aero Thermal Fluids team is looking for expert aero thermal engineers to design and validate gas turbine aero-thermal designs for commercial, military and industrial gas turbine engines. Job responsibilities include applying the latest tools in the aero thermal analysis, design, and validation of rotating and static structures. Strong heat transfer background with experience in modeling complex rotating flow fields is desired. A working knowledge of CFD design tools is required to provide a fundamental understanding of flow fields in coupled rotating systems and to inform system thermal models with more representative boundary conditions. Design validation via engine test support to ensure the engine reliability and performance in the field Experience/Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. •6+ years of experience in turbomachinery thermal analysis, design, and validation •Master’s Degree with a minimum of 4+ years of experience •US Citizen required, due to Government contracts •Ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance Preferred Qualifications •Master’s Degree or PhD preferred •CFD user experience is preferred •Strong technical skills and able to resolve complex technical issues. •Display strong communication skills, be creative, and be able collaborate between a diverse team of individuals. Education Certification Bachelors in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering