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Staff Technician, R&D Engineering

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The R&D Engineering Technician position is for an individual maintaining a broad range of hands-on machine operating capabilities, basic computer skills and good knowledge of Collins aircraft brake manufacturing processes. This individual should be capable of working in a laboratory environment, completing basic machining and equipment operations, accurately mixing and measuring chemicals and powders, collecting data and documenting results, and operating high temperature ovens and furnaces.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide operations and laboratory support to Carbon R&D Engineers as required to meet R&D program objectives.
  • Complete laboratory-scale material processing, testing and experiments.
  • Complete basic test sample and development material machining using a band saw, TimeSaver, drill press and other hand machine tools.
  • Load/unload, operate and monitor high temperature furnaces and ovens
  • Accurately weigh, measure and document characteristics of development brake disks and test materials through densification, oxidation protection system application and other carbon material processes.
  • Transport materials throughout the facility using a pallet jack, Big-Joe and/or fork-lift.
  • Complete non-destructive and mechanical/thermal properties testing.
  • Complete basic machining operations on carbon disks and test materials.
  • Prepare and apply oxidation inhibitor coatings and complete testing/characterization of coated materials.
  • Support CDS operations and test material processing across carbon facilities
  • Complete other laboratory process, test and material development activities as defined by R&D Project Engineers.
  • Complete technical reports including monthly status reports and Carbon Technical Notes.Basic Qualifications:
    • AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
    • OR In the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 8 years of relevant experience is required
    • OR A Bachelors degree in the appropriate discipline and less than 2 years of relevant experience.
    • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident Green Card holderPreferred Qualifications
      • Machine-operating experience including, but not limited to, setup and operation of basic machining tools including surface grinder, drill press, TimeSaver and band saw; utilization of a wide variety of hand and power to accomplish basic repair and process required setups; calipers, inspection gauges, and other measuring equipment.
      • Experience with high temperature furnaces, ovens and other process equipment
      • Currently taking classes towards an engineering or other technical degree
      • Certificate program or equivalent in industrial machining, including CNC operations/programming, or other technical skills/competencies
      • Two years of industrial service
      • Laboratory experience
      • UTC ACE training and experienceCollins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.The high-quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
        • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
        • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Life insurance and disability coverage
        • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
        • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
        • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
        • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
        • Autism Benefit
        • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
        • Adoption Assistance
        • Best Doctors, second opinion program
        • And more!Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace 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 Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year
          • In compliance with Colorados Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $41,500 to $80,500; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidates work experience, education/training, and key skills.At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.Apply now and be part of the team thats redefining aerospace, every day.by Jobble

Keywords: Collins Aerospace, Pueblo , Staff Technician, R&D Engineering, Engineering , Pueblo, Colorado

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