Organizational Designation Authorization Unit Member (Hybrid)




East Hartford, CT (Remote)


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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’s Aftermarket and Sustainment Engineering (ASE) organization is currently seeking a Designated Engine Representative (DER) or Organization Designation Authorization Unit Member (ODA-UM) to support P&W Aftermarket Operations on behalf of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Consistent with the authority delegated by the FAA, Representative will approve or recommend for approval, repair and alteration data for gas turbine engine parts.   Duties and Responsibilities include:

Validate that the technical data to be approved is properly substantiated; ensuring that parts repaired or altered to this data will not invalidate the engine models compliance with the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.

Review all of the engineering data to ensure it is sufficient and complete, such that all applicable airworthiness standards have been complied with and are properly substantiated.

Consult with the ASE Engineers and work within Standard Work Instructions, ensuring all necessary engineering resources have been utilized during the development of the technical data.

Ensure repair developers demonstrate compliance with applicable FAA Regulations through testing, analysis, service experience, computations, etc.

Ensure all technical data is complete, accurate and consistent with Pratt & Whitney engineering standards, such that all repairs and alterations are clearly presented, and all limits and instructions are concise and objective.

Basic Qualifications:

  •   BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Must have a minimum of 10+ years of experience working within the gas turbine engine overhaul, maintenance and part repair industry or 7 years with an Advanced degree
  • Requires current ODA-UM or DER delegation per FAA Order https://8110.37, preferably Chart E, A1-A7, ideally including special delegation of major repairs and major alterations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree desirable.

  • Knowledge of FAA certification regulations and gas turbine engine operation and performance is highly desirable.

  • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.

    Advanced degree desirable.

    ODA-UM Candidate requires current ODA-UM or DER delegation per FAA Order https://8110.37, preferably Chart E, A1-A7, ideally including special delegation of major repairs and major alterations.

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