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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01474277 Most Recent Date Posted 10/05/2021 City Middletown State Connecticut Country United States

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PW102: Middletown Aircraft Rd P.O. Box 611, Middletown, CT, 06457 USA

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.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

Development Operations is seeking a hands-on Electronics/Instrumentation Technician for the rotating measurements discipline.

To be successful in this role, you would have a good understanding of basic circuit theory and instrumentation devices and be familiar with electronic test equipment (O-scopes, function generators, multi meters etc.).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation, setup, and operation of specialized telemetry systems used to verify the structural and thermal responses of gas turbine engines.
  • Requirements will focus on circuit board fabrication, electronic component testing, telemetry package fabrication, support of telemetry package installations at engine assembly, test stand setup, and system calibration.
  • Fabrication with small hand tools (such as crimping tools, wrenches, small screw drivers and wire cutters).
  • This position involves a high degree of interaction with team members as well as test engineering and operations groups, requiring effective organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. 
  • Configure and operate telemetry readout equipment during jet engine testing.
  • Electronics wiring and troubleshooting.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and on second shift from time to time as demands of the business dictate.
  • Flexibility to travel to other facilities and P&W locations as demands of the business dictate. (Typical durations at other facilities may be 2 to 3 weeks for each travel occurrence)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering and 2+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required due to Government contracts.
  • Up to 20% travel associated with this position.
  • Work Schedule: On-Site.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Practical knowledge in analog and digital electronics.
  • Ability to solder with a high level of proficiency.
  • Experience with the assembly of circuit boards utilizing a microscope for surface mount devices as well as discrete through hole devices such as resistors, capacitors and ICs.
  • Electronics prototyping and fabrication knowhow with very little direction.
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical diagrams.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Well organized with solid judgment; able to multitask and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills and initiative are preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as an active member of a team.
  • Self-motivated and directed.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to follow a detailed process.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose electrical and mechanical issues.
  • Ideal candidate also enjoys the challenge of hobbies and makerspace activities that incorporate electronics.

Raytheon Technologies 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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