1+ months
2018-03-012018-05-06

Composites Design/Structures Intern

Pratt & Whitney
Middletown, CT
Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 61179BR Date posted 02/15/2018 City Middletown State Connecticut






Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to reduce new ideas to practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Pratt & Whitney’s Compression Systems Engineering (CSE) is currently seeking talented and dedicated composites engineers with creativity, drive and a desire to see their ideas become a reality. The individuals will be part of a growing team responsible for the design and development of composite hardware to meet the ever increasing performance demands of military and commercial aircraft jet engines. Engineering positions are available in the following disciplines:

• Composite Design/Structures Intern

Job Responsibilities

This position is for a Summer Internship in the Compression Systems Engineering (CSE) Commercial Composites organization. The individuals will work as part of an Integrated Product Team and participate in projects aimed at creating and implementing designs that meet advanced engine-specific requirements. Specific tasks may include:

• Material selection, determination of laminate architecture, creation of solid models, and design of sub-element components for structural testing; assist in manufacturing process development at suppliers, and ensure the manufacturability of component designs.

• Provide analytical support for preliminary & detailed design, through development, validation, certification, manufacturing and operational service.

• Validate methods against subscale and full-scale static, dynamic and impact tests.

• Support of the Next Generation Product Family, Joint Strike Fighter, and installed base of engines.

• Develop computer and simulation-based methods and processes that support engineering productivity and throughput.

• Document and present results to management and external customers.

• Coordinate with others to advance technology and improve engineering standard work processes/methods

• Apply ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) tools within the Composites Organization.


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.


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