Support Equipment Tool Design Engineer

United Technologies   •  

East Hartford, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

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Plan & Design gas turbine engine maintenance equipment for the assembly, disassembly, inspection, repair, and test of Pratt & Whitney commercial engines. Must exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment in the design or modification of support equipment.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Analyze, plan and establish tool concepts & requirements for Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) Operations
  • Witness tool usage and make improvement recommendations to reduce TAT
  • Represent the Commercial Support Equipment Team at MRO Tooling Improvement Team meetings
  • Write instructions for tooling so users can understand the tool usage
  • Develop tooling concepts for targeted maintenance to allow for reduced work scopes
  • Witness operations to “qualify” tooling to ensure form, fit, & function meet requirements
  • Collaborate with customer and supplier representatives to identify requirements and resolve maintenance equipment issues
  • Support On-site tooling trials at MRO facilities as needed to ensure tooling meets requirements and functions as intended
  • Ensure new tool and revision requests are collected and prioritized
  • Developing conceptual definitions and designs
  • Participating in Integrated Product Teams to help ensure Support Equipment designs can be produced, supported and maintained
  • Manage outsourcing of design tasks with both local and low cost providers

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  • 5+ years experience in Engineering
  • US Citizenship required due to Federal contract regulations


  • Able to interpret Engineering Drawings and work in the Teamcenter environment.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing practices and jet engine build/maintenance procedures.
  • Individual should know ASME geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Working knowledge of FEA tools.

Education: Bachelor's in Engineering

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Job ID 67878BR