Thermal Engineer, Test 2


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 is actively recruiting a Test Engineer to support its growing thermal systems capabilities.

The ideal candidate will support activities in developing and maintaining test equipment used to test the functionality of thermal system units for the aerospace industry.  Job duties include providing a broad range of hardware/software/system design, development, testing, repair, upgrade and maintenance services in support of manufacturing and engineering test equipment.


  • Develop test equipment based on requirements from our customers and the thermal systems engineering group to support testing of vapor cycle systems.
  • Perform test results analysis of vapor cycle systems to verify the proposed design meets product performance requirements.
  • Performing system integration, design assurance testing, and qualification testing.
  • Working directly with internal and external customers and suppliers to resolve technical issues, including presentations to company and customer executives throughout the product life cycle.
  • Providing specialized support in solving technical, programmatic, or team problems.
  • Provide feedback regarding impacts of possible cost and/ or schedule changes

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering.  Master’s Degree a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in mechanical and thermal design and analysis, system and feedback controls performance, fluid dynamics, test engineering and a good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties.
  • CAD knowledge and experience in documentation of test systems
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Work and execute independently with minimal technical oversight and general direction.
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 5-10%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience using NI LabView, Visual Basics, and DOS based systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of thermal heat transfer or refrigeration cycles.
  • EPA 608 / 609 certification.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in failure analysis and troubleshooting of complex systems.

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

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