United Technologies Corporation Associate Engineer - Structural Engineering in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 74291BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

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.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

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 Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will be involved in all aspects of the product structural design, including conceptual and preliminary design, detailed design and qualification structural testing.

  • Written reports and oral presentations to internal and external customers are required.

  • Candidate must be able to recommend analysis and testing approaches based on technical risk.

  • Typical projects include a variety of structural dynamics analysis and test functions on aircraft electrical power generation and distribution equipment, including:

  • Structural dynamic analysis including modal analysis, prediction of vibration response levels and characteristics, rotordynamic analysis, and stress analysis of electronic and mechanical products.

  • Methods and tools include finite element analysis (ANSYS), other specialized software, and internally developed routines.

  • Vibration development and qualification testing utilizing electro-dynamic shakers.

  • Tasks include test set-up, programming of the controllers, conducting the test, data acquisition, data analysis and reporting.

  • Diagnostic testing to troubleshoot hardware problems, characterize structural dynamic behavior of equipment, and assess machinery health.

  • Tests include using a variety of transducer types, signal conditioning, and data acquisition / analysis equipment.

Qualification:

Basic qualifications:

  • 0 to 5 years’ experience.

  • The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, structural analysis tools, and instrumentation/signal analysis equipment.

  • Strong written communication skills are essential.

  • Conduct structural analysis through researching materials, calculating structural characteristics, and creating FEA models in ANSYS Workbench.

Education:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering required.

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.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.

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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:

  • 0 to 5 years’ experience.

  • The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, structural analysis tools, and instrumentation/signal analysis equipment.

  • Strong written communication skills are essential.

  • Conduct structural analysis through researching materials, calculating structural characteristics, and creating FEA models in ANSYS Workbench.

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.