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Chemical Technician, Research

Company: Raytheon Technologies Corp
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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United States of America


RC1: United Tech Research Center 411 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT, 06108 USA

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Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics, and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued, and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors, and communities to succeed.

The following position is to join our Corporate or Research Center Team:

Chemical Technician, Research

The Physical Sciences Department at the Raytheon Technologies Research Center (RTRC) has an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Technician, Research.

Role Responsibilities:

* The position will entail working with a dynamic interdisciplinary team that develops chemical technology-based solutions for a large spectrum of aerospace and defense product applications with emphasis on sustainability.
* The candidate will be part of a team responsible for application development and execution of test protocols to develop new "green" processes and to assess the performance of advanced catalysts, membranes, adsorbents, and coatings.
* The team is integral to many of the innovation research projects at RTRC.
* The team also works with the various business units of Raytheon Technologies to solve technical challenges.
* Fabrication of complex, fully automated, test rigs, including high temperature and pressure operation.
* Operation and maintenance of test rigs and laboratory equipment.
* Use of basic machine shop equipment (e.g., tack welder, grinders, & drill presses).
* Use of typical chemistry laboratory equipment (e.g., pH meters, balances, ovens, pipettes, & electrochemical measurements).
* Handling of hazardous chemicals and flammable and toxic gases.
* Instrumentation and data acquisition configuration.

Basic Qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience with test instrumentation especially related to flow, pressure, and temperature measurements and sensing of gases.
* Basic machine shop familiarity (milling, drill press, grinder, etc.).
* Mechanical fixtures or plumbing familiarity.
* Basic wiring and low voltage experience.
* Strong teamwork and communication skills are required.
* US Citizenship or Green Card holder is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of fabrication and operation of complex test rigs involving flammable/toxic gases and chemicals.
* Data acquisition systems and electrical systems experience would be ideal.
* Soldering or welding skills background a plus.


* East Hartford, CT
* Relocation is not being offered for this position.


* AA/AS degree, Technical/Business School Certificate or Diploma, Skilled Trades Apprenticeship, or other post high school training (two years duration) with a minimum of 8 years' experience required.

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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