United Technologies Corporation Structural Engineer in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 76333BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

UTC Aerospace Systems makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

This position is for an established Structural Engineering professional. Conducts range of activities associated with analysis to develop design options or recommendations for products and processes. Designs new products and processes, performs structural engineering analysis, and provides technical support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts analyses and follows procedures to develop design options or recommendations for structures, systems and components.

  • Conducts analyses to develop options or recommendations for organization products.

  • Reviews layouts and drawings to ensure clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.

  • Designs new products and processes and improves and maintains existing products ensuring scientific principles applied result in a high quality product.

  • Applying scientific principles, performs structural engineering analysis including dynamics and loads, stability and stress fatigue and thermal analysis to ensure products meet structural engineering specifications.

  • Provides technical expertise to designers, suppliers, engineers and other team members throughout the product development and implementation process to help resolve issues or problems and ensure a smooth process.

  • Analyzes, researches and develops structural engineering specifications for product design, or operation of product to include structures, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronics, power plant, armament, heating and ventilating, equipment and maintenance designs.

  • Analyzes damage tolerance, durability, design allowables and structural modeling.

  • Designs, develops and tests metallic or non-metallic structures or materials and their related fabrication processes for use in engineering designs.

  • Researches and develops new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.

  • Designs chemical plant equipment and devises processes for manufacture of chemical products.

  • Determines most effective arrangement of operations such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, oxidation, hydrogenation, and polymerization.

Qualification: Basic qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Structural Analysis, Structural Mechanics or Mechanical engineering.

  • Knowledge of finite element methods and use of finite element modeling tools such as Ansys, NASTRAN, or Abaqus.

  • Candidates must be experienced in the use of FEA pre and post processing tool and possess experience in 2D and 3D CAD tools including, Hypermesh, UG NX, CATIA or others.

  • Have a thorough understanding of strength of materials for metals.

  • Possess basic understanding of manufacturing techniques such as welding, sheet metal, machining, bonding and composites.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required to conveys results and ideas effectively

  • Candidates must work well within a team concept and possess a positive attitude toward meeting individual and group commitments.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in LS Dyna and NASGRO is a plus

  • Experience in Unix, Python, FORTRAN or other programming languages is a plus.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or three years of prior relevant experience

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

At this time, UTC Aerospace Systems will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Note:

  • A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.

  • A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by UTC.

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United Technologies Corporation 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.

Qualification:

Basic qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Structural Analysis, Structural Mechanics or Mechanical engineering.

  • Knowledge of finite element methods and use of finite element modeling tools such as Ansys, NASTRAN, or Abaqus.

  • Candidates must be experienced in the use of FEA pre and post processing tool and possess experience in 2D and 3D CAD tools including, Hypermesh, UG NX, CATIA or others.

  • Have a thorough understanding of strength of materials for metals.

  • Possess basic understanding of manufacturing techniques such as welding, sheet metal, machining, bonding and composites.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required to conveys results and ideas effectively

  • Candidates must work well within a team concept and possess a positive attitude toward meeting individual and group commitments.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in LS Dyna and NASGRO is a plus

  • Experience in Unix, Python, FORTRAN or other programming languages is a plus.

United Technologies Corporation 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.