United Technologies Corporation Validation Manager (FAA DER Career Path) in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 60321BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Pratt and Whitney is the global leader in designing and developing state of the art turbine engines, like the Geared Turbofan™ for commercial and military aircrafts. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.

We are a global leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

Do you have what is takes to join our Team?

The Pratt and Whitney Global Services Engineering Validation organization performs technical reviews in support of engine component repair technical and substantiating data. This position reports to the Associate Director, GSE's FAA DERs. The successful candidate will have repair validation and regulatory knowledge, specifically Title 14 CFR Parts 21, 33, 39 & 145, and is able to coach, mentor and train the GSE Validation Team through the repair validation process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of repair Validation Experts, driving validation quality and consistency in accordance with GSE's Engineering Standard Work, and ensuring proper showing of compliance to regulatory requirements.

  • Oversite of the Validation Teams work prioritization and scheduling, interface with GSE Programs and Project Teams, assist in financial and manpower planning, issuance of weekly metrics and monthly reports.

  • As part of the repair validation process the Validation Manager will interact with GSE Sector Managers, development engineers, structural analysis engineers, metallurgists, CIPTs, DERs, Engine & Component Repair Stations and P&WC Design Approval Appointees to ensure repairs meet all technical and substantiation requirements allowing Regulatory Finding of Compliance.

Travel:

The position may require limited travel. (10%)

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

  • 15+ years of engineering experience in gas turbine engine design / development and/or Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) industry. Including direct working experience with the FAA.

  • DER delegation per FAA Order 8110.37, Chart E, A1-A7, including special delegation of major repairs and major alterations.

  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts/US Person

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree desirable.

  • Knowledge and the ability to review understand and interpret technical data such as engine certification and test reports, structural analysis reports, systems analysis, service documents, engine performance & operability, repair and manufacturing processes.

  • In-depth knowledge of FAA Orders, Advisory materials and other guidance materials.

  • The ability to determine export Jurisdiction & Classification of engineering repair data is necessary.

  • The use of ACE tools and systems including QCPC is required.

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Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Advanced degree desirable.

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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:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

  • 15+ years of engineering experience in gas turbine engine design / development and/or Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) industry. Including direct working experience with the FAA.

  • DER delegation per FAA Order 8110.37, Chart E, A1-A7, including special delegation of major repairs and major alterations.

  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts/US Person

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree desirable.

  • Knowledge and the ability to review understand and interpret technical data such as engine certification and test reports, structural analysis reports, systems analysis, service documents, engine performance & operability, repair and manufacturing processes.

  • In-depth knowledge of FAA Orders, Advisory materials and other guidance materials.

  • The ability to determine export Jurisdiction & Classification of engineering repair data is necessary.

  • The use of ACE tools and systems including QCPC is required.

PWRSR

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.