4 months ago
The Propulsion Engineer is responsible for ensuring HTF/TFE/TPE/APU engines performance by analyzing incoming and outgoing on-wing and test cell performance runs and correcting discrepancies and anomalies detected.
Resolves technical problems beyond the scope of the product unit operations group; liaises with manufacturers.
Performs engine and accessory test, performance analysis and troubleshooting.
Prepares detailed work instructions for operations personnel, outside of routine overhaul procedures.
Provides interpretation and clarification of overhaul data; produces material review board, temporary overhaul data requirement, unit build standards, and engineering bill of materials documentation to support operational repair and overhaul processes.
Reviews service bulletins and manual changes and incorporates amendments into production.
Reviews warranty claims and advises management on the disposition of assigned items.
Provides written or verbal technical advice for customers; produces reports relating to product serviceability, repair summaries, warranty, failure analysis or product configuration.
Provides technical support during the implementation of new processes; specifies tools and test equipment required; assists in training on the overhaul and test methods.
Advises on repair and improvement schemes together with feasibility studies.
Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
Support of test cell calibration and maintenance of correlation IAW industry standard and OEM requirements.
Use of statistical analysis to perform test data trending for maintenance of product quality and test cell correlation.
Development of specifications and system requirements for test cell mechanical, software and data acquisition systems.
Carries out special projects as assigned.
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Engineering degree required, valid FAA A & P license preferred.
Experience with Honeywell engines preferred.
Five to seven years experience in a support role for turbine engine maintenance.
Good understanding of manufacturing methods, shop equipment and machining processes.
Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints.
Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments.
Working knowledge of gas turbine engine and/or accessory theory and performance analysis.
Strong planning, organizational, analytical, leadership, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
Be able to walk, climb, bend, and lift. Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Have 20/20 corrected vision to see and inspect engines and parts.