Automation Engineer (Onsite), East Hartford, Connecticut

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East Hartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

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Job Description

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole – best – selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

The positions primary focus is the execution, implementation and validations of a centrally operational technology for controls hardware & software for Pratt and Whitney Hot Section Module Center North (HSMC-N). The position will also aid in developing standard practices, with involvement in continuous improvement of the control’s specification and in alignment with all company and project automation goals.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Create and assist in the execution of standard as related to controls hardware.  This includes:

Component list per application including supplier selection

Design and implementation validation

Operational Technology network architecture

Standard engineering procedures and documentation

Standard best practices, integration procedures and documentation

Maintenance procedures and Life Cycle Cost calculations

Create and assist in the execution of standard as related to controls software.  This includes:

PLC code standardization

Ignition scripting standardization

Software Defined Network (SDN) requirements and standardization

Optimal software requirement list per application including supplier selection

Firewall rule implementation

Data collection and user interfaces

Database recommendations and formatting

Standard data collection templates that can be easily replicated

Data/Communication driver creation and maintenance

Performance board and HMI screen standardization

Standard engineering procedures and documentation

Standard best practices, integration procedures and documentation

Maintenance procedures including rev level standardization

ing central Pratt & Whitney standard hardware, software and network architecture.

ing expertise to technical problem resolution for current and future projects.

Communicating at all levels within RTX and Pratt & Whitney, as well as externally, tapping technical resources, forming teams and consulting with programs.

Meeting all Environmental Health & Safety and Preventative Maintenance requirements associated with manufacturing development.

Direct Job Responsibilities Include:

Works to influence parties within and outside of department at an operational level regarding policies, practices and procedures.
Assist as resource in the capital procurement process
Provide an expert level of understanding of controls standards and execution to all levels of the organization.
Provide input on database structures
Standardization of Python programming language in Ignition!
Communicate with business partners both local, remote, internally, and externally
Foster open communications with team members to promote a positive work environment.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent demonstrated experience in Industrial electrical engineering, Computer/ Software engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing or related discipline and/or 5+ years of experience in automated systems specifically in manufacturing environments
US Citizen due to program requirements
The ability to obtain a US Government Secret Clearance
Excellent judgment and professional maturity
Clear communication

Preferred Qualifications:

Studio 5000 Logix designer, Siemens TIA Portal, Ignition!, Factory Talk, RS Networks, AutoCAD and MS Office Suite
Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills; ability to connect with all levels of the organization
Candidate should be self-starter and able to work with minimal direction
Extensive experience with controls hardware design utilizing a broad range of components and architectures
Extensive experience troubleshooting different component manufactures and applications
Understanding of how SQL databases are constructed
Extensive experience with software development and Ignition! scripting
Understanding of OPC UA interfaces
Experience with system software / PLC code development, HMI development

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Raytheon Technologies 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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