Master Technician, Drafting/Product Definition




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 transform the future of flight once again 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:

We are seeking a candidate with a passion for aerospace to join our team within the Hot Section Engineering Module Center. We are located in East Hartford Connecticut and have an opening for Master Technician, Drafting/Product Definition (Design Technician) person.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Mechanical Design Engineer(s) to develop Hot section Jet Engine parts. (Ex/ Combustor/Diffuser, Turbine parts including Airfoils, Turbine Exhaust and Nozzles)

  • Verify complete accuracy of parametric 3D Siemens Nx models and definition. Definition could be 2D associative drawing definition or Model Based Definition (MBD) as required.

  • Ensure accurate part interrelationships through tolerance and geometric studies.

  • Participate on IPT’s as Product Definition delegate.

  • Prepare/Maintain various product related Teamcenter/NxManager data in support of PW Class I and II Engineering activities.

  • Act as mentor/coach and provide training to lower-level Product Definition practitioners.

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 10 years of product definition or drafting experience.

  • Proficient with https://ASMEY14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Turbine Airfoils is a plus.

  • Strong skills in NX and Team Center tools and processes.

  • Strong communication and teaming skills.

  • An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one.

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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