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Raytheon Technologies Mechanical Test Technitian in East Hartford, Connecticut

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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?

Pratt & Whitney is seeking a highly motivated individual to support hands on mechanical testing of a wide range of materials for application in our turbine engines. This position is for an experimental test technician in the Materials & Processes Engineering Mechanical Testing Group. This role will support all aspects of the set-up, execution, analysis and reporting of advanced experimental and ASTM material characterization tests including creep, tensile and low cycle fatigue, TMF and crack growth. Materials tested include all major composite and alloy turbine engine materials in relevant engine conditions including elevated temperature, cryogenic, vacuum, inert, corrosive environments.

This position will be onsite in the Harford, CT office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the principal systems for each piece of laboratory test equipment such as servo-hydraulics, closed loop control systems and data acquisition.

  • Recognize, diagnose and rectify equipment and instrumentation problems.

  • Accurately follow and document detailed test procedures, test conditions and results.

  • Configure, assemble and modify complex electro-mechanical test systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Up to 10% travel.

  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AP License Preferred.

  • Servo-hydraulic or electromechanical testing experience.

  • Experience with automating data analysis methods or database management.

  • Experience with CAD design, structural analysis, part definition and fabrication.

  • Experience with test system control software (MTS FlextesT or similar).

  • A strong, hands-on mechanical background.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships and exercise influence.

  • Knowledge and effective practice of Environmental, Health and Safety requirements.

    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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.