Engineer I: Aero/Thermal Systems (Onsite)




East Hartford, CT


Position summary

Date Posted:



United States of America


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

Position Role Type:


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:

Aero Thermal Systems (ATS) and Air Systems Design & Integration (ASDI) engineers architect, design, and develop secondary flow and ventilation systems to address component thermal and clearance requirements. Cutting edge and outside the box thinking is necessary to ensure the secondary air system (SAS) remains lean and efficiency as the cycle requirements are driving the thermodynamic propulsion to competitive levels.  The challenge is to maximize customer and business value and air system efficiency while meeting component requirements of pressure, temperature, flow, and structural lifing.  The SAS must also meet bearing load and flange blow off load requirements, thermal gradients, and component clearance requirements. Aero Thermal System engineers work with the module centers, while the Air Systems Design Integrators work at the system level to achieve balanced solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily tasks focus on secondary flow analysis, but understands “the big picture” and works across other aero thermal system skill areas to achieve program deliverables
  • Combine module center air system flow model and produce TCOOL and MUDS
  • Supports other system SAS activities, executes trade studies and completes ESW tasks
  • Focuses on task execution and provides results and feedback to program or SSIPT lead, discipline management and EDSI teams
  • Works with design, structures and discipline specialist and leads to optimize air system for acceptable bearing loads, part life, and thermal conditioning for clearance control

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a https://U.S. government issued security clearance is required. https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • Fluent in English (verbal/written)
  • Minimum GPA of https://3.0

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.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.

  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.

  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.