Explore high-paying careers in clean, high-tech Connecticut manufacturing.


The aerospace industry is a huge presence in the Connecticut economy. Technicians are the backbone of manufacturing, servicing or repairing mechanical and electronic equipment, using hand tools and test equipment to perform work. Today's technician is part of the team, often discussing with engineers problems relating to maintenance or operation of equipment. Elizabeth at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford can tell you what her typical day is like.

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  4. Laser Technician Supervisor - Dave
  5. Aerospace Technician - Elizabeth
  6. CNC Programmer - Jan
  7. Engineer - Curtis

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