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Propulsion Engineer Twin Utility

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Wichita, KS 67202
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Propulsion Engineer Twin Utility



Propulsion engineers will contribute to all aspects of the propulsion systems for Textron Aviation aircraft\. This includes hands\-on design, analysis, development testing, certification, and field support of internally developed and supplier components and systems\. A successful candidate will leverage multiple Textron business units \(or similar\) to contribute individually, as well as take on suitably guided task leadership roles in the various aspects of the design, test, and certification process of the propulsion system\. Candidates will gain knowledge and exposure to engine, fuel, fire protection, propeller, and Auxiliary Power Unit systems\.


I\.Perform industry research and coordination with Advanced Design Team to assist in the preparation of propulsion system trade studies, functional test procedures, certification reports, and other engineering documents\.

II\.Perform heat transfer analysis and compressible/incompressible fluid flow analysis as required to identify possible propulsion system architectures and expected performance\.

III\.Gain familiarity with FAA regulations and guidance material relating to propulsion certification and integration at the aircraft level\.

IV\.Perform lab and aircraft testing of propulsion system components and systems to verify performance and compliance with regulations\.

V\.Initiate and incorporate innovative designs and concepts utilizing CATIA software, aimed at addressing propulsion system requirements on new and in\-service aircraft models\.

VI\.Develop 3D solid models and drafts of detail parts, assemblies, and installations\.

VII\.Communicate and coordinate with internal technical disciplines, such as Manufacturing, Tooling, Structural Integrity, Aerosciences, Mechanical Systems, and Aircraft Electrical Systems\.

VIII\.Interface and coordinate with suppliers and customers to resolve new and ongoing aircraft design challenges\.

IX\.Peer drawing checking and the release of engineering documents, as well as day\-to\-day collaboration to resolve design conflicts and interferences\.

X\.Support prototype aircraft assembly, which includes coordination with Experimental Engineering to support design interpretation and occasionally investigate and respond to problems in manufacturability\.

XI\.Build prototypes of systems components for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations\.

XII\.Assist in the creation of test procedures and coordination of testing\.

XIII\.Analysis of test results and system math modeling using Excel, MatLab, or dedicated software packages

XIV\.Create presentations to convey test results, design issues, or trade study recommendations\.

XV\.Support the investigation and response to customer field service issues\.



Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a similar technical field required


+ Professional and diplomatic demeanor

+ Strong sense of accountability and integrity

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects

+ Understanding of 2D & 3D design concepts

+ Working knowledge of generic CAD design tool processes

+ Ability to read and produce 2D drawings using standard industry practices

+ Proficient in use of standard Microsoft Office programs

+ Experience in CATIA V5 or V6 is preferred

+ Proficiency in Visual Basic for Applications \(VBA\) preferred

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law\.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant\. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is \(a\) in response to a formal complaint or charge, \(b\) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or \(c\) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information\.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US\-Kansas\-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full\-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 270318

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