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Mechanical Design Engineer


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.



Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 550 employees. The Company’s key products and services include environmental control systems, electronic controls, gas turbine fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets.


The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for leading the creation and improvement of products that involve the engineering department. This includes the design, development, and testing of aircraft fuel system components.



  • Review customer requirements for understanding with the intention of providing mechanical solutions to thermal and engine system elements, such as vapor cycle compressors, thermal expansion valves, heat exchangers, fuel & metering units and accessories.
  • Create internal system requirements specification from customer requirements including listings of assumptions to be discussed with further customer contact.
  • Generate and perform relevant mechanical design and analyses with respect to dynamic fuel pumping systems, vapor cycle systems, and/or liquid cooling systems
  • Package environmental control system components for airborne applications
  • Lead engineering trade studies and analysis relevant to dynamic fuel pumping systems, vapor cycle systems, and/or liquid cooling systems technologies.
  • Perform detailed design analyses and present results to customers in support of design reviews.
  • Troubleshoot fluid and mechanical systems.



  • BSME with 5 – 10 years of related experience preferred.
  • Specific interest in pump design, environmental control system packaging, component design and analysis.
  • Specific interest in high speed rotating systems.
  • System design skills including development technology, trade studies, and requirements/specification development.
  • Ability to read and understand complex drawings.
  • Ability to read, understand, and develop hydraulic schematics.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required.
  • Proficient in 3D solid modelling, preferably UG NX or Catia
  • Proficient in understanding and applying GD&T requirements to new designs
  • Able to perform complex assembly tolerance studies
  • Familiarity with casting and machining principles including additive manufacturing
  • Understanding of valve function and design

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here