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United Technologies Corporation Senior Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Engineer/Technologist in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 01349929

City: Burnsville

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HMN03: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville Ea 14300 Judicial Rd, Burnsville, MN, 55306 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.Collins Aerospace 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.

UTC Collins Aerospace, Sensors & Fire Protection Systems – a leader in the design and manufacturing of sensors and precision instrumentation for commercial, military, business and regional jet aircraft worldwide – is looking for a talented and motivated Engineer/Technologist with a strong, hands-on background in electro-mechanical systems and devices.

Our Avionics Sensor facility has an opening for a Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineer/Technologist in the Advance Technology organization. This position focuses on developing, and evaluating new electro-mechanical sensor technologies and prototypes. The ideal candidate will have in-depth hands-on experience and knowledge in design, development, build, troubleshooting, and test of electro-mechanical systems, devices. The candidate must have the ability to function effectively in a dynamic lab environment, working closely with a diverse team of engineers and associates of other disciplines during various development phases of projects.

The Electro Mechanical Engineer/Technologist will join a highly experienced interdisciplinary team of engineers working in a dynamic, collaborative environment. The focus will be on maturing new technologies while engaging product development teams with the following specific responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an active member of a cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams executing prototype development according to plan.

  • Support the development and design of new electro-mechanical technologies and architectural concepts to support the company’s current and new business opportunities.

  • Design, build, assemble, test, analyze, and implement electro-mechanical systems, devices, and components.

  • Integrate electro-mechanical system assemblies and devices into opto-mechanical assemblies.

  • Interface with vendors and suppliers for optical component selection

  • Design, build and test electrical systems

  • Design, build, and test cable assemblies – both optical fiber and electrical cabling


Preferred Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

5 years of demonstrated electro-mechanical engineering experience required.

Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical hardware development, integration, and test.

Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems, and electrical circuitry.

Strong effective verbal and written communication skills.

Proactive, independent, and hands-on with strong analytical and problem solving skills.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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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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