Senior Aerothermal Systems Engineer (P3) - Onsite




North Berwick, ME


Position summary

Date Posted:



United States of America


PW105: North Berwick Wells Road, Route 9, North Berwick, ME, 03906 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?

The Pratt and Whitney North Berwick Engineering Center (NBEC) is currently seeking a Senior Aerothermal Systems Engineer to work commercial and military gas turbine engines.  The NBEC Aerothermal Systems team analyzes and develops the functional characteristics of non-gas-path elements of both turbine and compressor modules; including air systems, thermal response, clearance optimization, bearing integration, heat loading, and efficiency optimization in a highly complex environment.  Truly a systems role with deep technical skills to deploy cutting edge tools in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), proprietary codes, component testing in rigs, and design, execution, and analysis of full-scale engine testing.   

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and 5+ years prior relevant experience in the following discipline areas:  CFD, FEA, and heat transfer or An Advanced Degree in a related field and 3+ years prior relevant experience in the following discipline areas:  CFD, FEA, heat transfer.
  • 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.
  • Travel up to 10%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active https://U.S. government issued security clearance.
  • Experience in Solid Modeling / Finite Element Modeling / CFD.
  • Experience in computer programming: Perl, VBA, C++, Python, MATLAB, etc
  • Experience in Optimization, Statistics Manufacturing methods
  • Experience with a range of modern thermal-fluid analytical tools used in the gas turbine industry, including ANSYS Classic/Workbench, Fluent/CFX, and NX prep/post. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, with key examples of projects completed and documented through formal written and oral means.  (https://e.g. publications, reports, detailed briefings).

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.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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.