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Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 74373BR Date posted 10/08/2018 City Chula Vista State/Province California

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:

  • Perform detailed design work, assembly layout, configuration control, creating drawings and model based definition using CATIA V5 within Enovia.
  • Release engineering, provide technical support and other related responsibilities, including but not limited to:
    • ICD & configuration management experience
    • CATIA V5 and ENOVIA experience
    • Knowledge of UTAS drawing release process
    • Good communication skills are necessary as the person will frequently need to interact with internal customers, as well as our manufacturing facilities
    • General integration knowledge: podding, paint & markings, step and gap requirements, etc.
    • Ability to maintain top level drawings and drawing trees
    • Support change board as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have Design experience of lightweight aircraft structure using CATIA V5.
  • Good communication skills.
  • 6+ years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience designing composite structures and knowledge of nacelle structures preferred.
  • Experience with CATIA CPD is a benefit.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical 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.
  • 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.


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.

Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that UTC Aerospace Systems never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

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