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St-Hubert (Quebec)
Organisational Unit :
9515-Test Cell Campus 5
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Customer Service
Sector :
Service Center
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Organization Profile :
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines powering commercial, regional, and general aviation aircraft and helicopters. With more than 60,000 engines in service in over 200 countries and territories, we are proud to be responsible for powering an aircraft that takes off or lands somewhere in the world every second of every day.

We are known for our culture of innovation and investment in R&D, our commitment to employee career advancement, and for giving our experts an excellent work-life balance. We offer a highly competitive salary, benefits package and rotating work hours in accordance with the terms of the collective agreement in force.

Power your life. Go Beyond with a career at Pratt and Whitney.
General responsibilities of the position :
Pratt & Whitney Canada is powered by people like you.

We have established a global reputation for dependability and a track record of reliability that no other aircraft engine manufacturer can match. That reputation starts in our state-of-the-art manufacturing centres, where each engine shipped to customers has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets exacting quality standards. As a tester, you will play a front-line role in ensuring that each engine we ship has been validated on multiple key parameters.

Are you up for the challenge?

The successful candidate will be a perfectionist who cares about each and every detail and is driven by the conviction that there can be no exceptions when it comes to meeting quality standards. You demand excellence of yourself and inspire it in those around you. You are motivated by the opportunity to work with cutting-edge equipment to validate the work of your colleagues while providing valuable input on areas that need improvement. You take pride in carrying out a vital role that helps guarantee every single engine shipped to customers lives up to their expectations and enhances our global reputation for reliable, high-performance technology.
Specific responsibilities of position :
To prepare engines for testing, you will conduct a wide range of tasks relating to installation and connection, including:
• Installing any required engine accessories
• Adapting the test bench to the engine type and securing the engine on it
• Connecting fluid supply lines and control and instrument leads
• Connecting the engine to the dynamometer
• Installing the propeller
• Washing, rinsing and drying engines, supports and the test cell
Your rigorous attention to detail and methodical approach will be vital for making all adjustments and checks needed before and after tests:
• Adjusting the exhaust pipes and air intake pipes
• Adjusting various engine regulators to meet the required performance demands
• Ensuring the test cell is free of contaminants and movable objects
• Ensuring fluid quantity is monitored and samples are taken if required
• Ensuring the functionality of the instruments and control panel by taking static readings
• Stripping and rebuilding external components as needed using various accessories and tools
• Conducting a visual check of the engine’s condition when it arrives and leaves
To test engine performance, you will:
• Select the computer program, enter the alarm settings and configure the control panel according to the engine type to be tested and the specific engineering instructions
• Start the engine and check its performance in accordance with set conditions and limits through synchronized throttle lever testing and flow and temperature control testing
• Constantly monitor control panel and computer screen readings so that you can immediately identify and respond to any abnormalities
• Take readings when the engine is in the state required by the engineering instructions
• Balance the turbofan blower according to the specifications (trim balancing)
You will demonstrate your analytical flair and troubleshooting capabilities by:
• Identifying factors impeding test progression or continuity
• Making corrections required to resolve issues with the engine, instruments, equipment or cell safety switches
• Entering the cell to check for leaks or the sound of stopped engine bearings or an engine running at low speed
You will play a key role in managing test data and information by:
• Keeping a record in the logbook of any adjustments or accessory changes
• Compiling data in reports or in the computer system
• Printing performance data so that customer sheets can be issued
• Signing or stamping sheets to testify that tests have been completed according to the correct standards
• Ensuring that other documentation is properly completed, then signing or stamping it
In addition to conducting tests, you will also provide valuable support for tests by others, including:
• Observing the process and results of tests conducted by colleagues
• Verifying their compliance with standards and the results obtained
You will help to ensure a smooth workflow and safe, compliant manufacturing environment by:
• Performing routine maintenance to ensure that machinery is in good working condition, based on checklists (filters, fluid levels, etc.)
• Washing, storing, packaging, identifying and moving parts
• Taking required items from stores while keeping your manager informed about what has been taken and what is needed
• Updating the appropriate parameter logs to establish efficient operations using statistical process control
• Keep your equipment and work environment clean and in good condition at all times
• Report problems to your department manage
As part of a tight-knit team dedicated to maintaining world-class standards, you will also:
• Improve your current skills and acquire new competencies
• Share knowledge and best practices with colleagues
• Contribute to developing new processes, products and turnbacks for the selection of methods and Tools
• Ensure that standards and specifications are met
Qualifications required :
• College diploma (DCS) in aircraft maintenance or an equivalent field
• Two to five years of experience in the field of aeronautics
• Proficiency in French (written and oral)
• Team player with a positive, can-do attitude
• Knowledge of English an asset

Although each application is taken into consideration, only selected candidates will be contacted. Before being invited for an interview, candidates must first pass a theoretical and practical test.
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Additional Information :
Vacation, benefits, competitive salary, rotating working hours; all in accordance with the terms of the collective agreement in force;

The masculine pronoun is used without discrimination and solely for the purpose of making the text easier to read.

P&WC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any legally-protected factors.