Carpentry/Painter - 1st shift (Onsite)




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 & 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.

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:

  • Perform the work necessary to fabricate and finish structures, platforms and similarly constructed products for factory and office applications and operate a variety of equipment and machinery.
  • Plan and perform the installation of partitions and coat and cover with finishing materials.
  • Hours for 1st shift will be 6:00AM – 2:30PM or 6:30AM – 3:00PM

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and layout work and install, maintain and repair structures using standard methods and processes to fit components, blend and match finishes.
  • Work with others responsible for overall project accomplishment to prepare work site, obtain material, prefabricate components and carry out finishing operations to preserve and decorate.
  • Perform similar duties throughout the facility within the scope and skill level of this job description.
  • Assist other trades working on joint projects where common skill crossover provides the opportunity for shared responsibilities and more effective use of available skills.
  • Make decisions regarding joining methods and approach to take for repairs and in applying and selecting finishing materials.
  • Read drawings and use mathematics; principally geometry, applicable to layout work.
  • ​Under direction of Leader/Supervisor, carry out a variety of standard fabrication projects under diverse conditions and obtain materials and tools required for laying out and building structures.
  • Exercise judgment in planning the sequence of tasks and laying out project to fit specific requirements.

Physical Demands:

  • Light effort required to plan work, obtain material and apply finishing products.
  • Moderate effort required in working with lumber and hand tools to build and install displays, cabinets, and furniture which require considerable hand work.
  • Strenuous effort required occasionally to erect scaffolding and install cabinets.

 Mental Visual

  • Continuous mental and visual attention required to layout work, obtain materials best suited for the project, work with hand and power tools, lumber and finishing materials.

 Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a https://U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship
  • 2 years Carpentry experience to include knowledge of cabinet making and painting, joinery, woodworking methods, layout techniques, finishing and decorating and the use of related machinery hand tools

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years trades training.
  • Door and Locksmith Experience
  • 2 years Carpentry experience

Additional Information:

  • ​Must be a https://U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship

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:

  • Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

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.


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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