Chemical & Materials Technician (Onsite)

East Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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?

Job Description

The Materials & Processes Engineering (MPE) department is seeking highly motivated and qualified laboratory technicians to join a world class team advancing the future of jet propulsion. At Pratt & Whitney, MPE is responsible for developing and delivering advanced materials technologies and manufacturing solutions to enable system level enhancements for both Military and Commercial jet engines. Core duties of these roles will include, but are not limited to performing material sample preparation, executing lab experiments, equipment operation and maintenance, data acquisition and a commitment to promoting a safe working environment. We have multiple openings for experienced technicians in the below fields:

Metallurgical Sample Preparation
Optical and Electron Microscopy
Process and Analytical Chemistry
Composites Manufacturing
Thermal Spray or Other Production Coating Processes
Non Destructive Evaluation / Test (NDE / NDT)
Mechanical Testing / Servo-Hydraulic Equipment & Control
Electronics / Computer Programing
CAD & Drafting
Machining / EDM / Water Jet
Other general lab or manufacturing equipment

Working Environment

These roles are 100% on-site in hands-on laboratories.

Basic Qualifications

AS degree in a Technical or STEM field
6+ years’ experience
US Citizen for certain roles driven by program requirements or US Person

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with aerospace or gas turbine materials and manufacturing processes
Experience in an R&D laboratory or production support environment
Mechanically inclined
Working proficiency with MS Office Suite and SAP a bonus
Strong attention to detail
Ability to build positive relationships
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Promoting teamwork and an inclusive environment

Additional Requirements

Travel up to 10%

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.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.


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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Chemical & Materials Technician (Onsite)