Facilities Engineer




East Hartford, CT


Position summary

Date Posted:



United States of America


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

Position Role Type:


The RTX Research Center serves as the company’s innovation hub. Our engineers, scientists and researchers anticipate the discoveries destined to change everything, and they transform that research into the solutions and products that help our businesses shape the future. We are:

  • Empowering innovation among the company’s businesses.

  • Solving customers’ critical problems.

  • Developing breakthroughs for a safer, more connected world.

General Summary:

We are seeking a self-directed and highly organized mechanical engineer to work on our facilities team. You will be engaged in projects involving both the physical facility and research projects on our 500,000 ft2 campus in East Hartford, CT.  You will be responsible for interpreting customer desires and technical requirements, engineering viable and cost-effective solutions, creating detailed drawings and specifications for all trades, sourcing materials and labor to accomplish required tasks, project and contractor management, scheduling, and day to day problem solving and troubleshooting.

Required skills:

The successful candidate will have a combination of the following:

  • Self-directed and motivated

  • Highly Organized; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Highly adaptable to changing priorities

  • Ability to solve complex problems with limited oversight

  • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency

  • Demonstrated ability in Project Management

  • Knowledge of Codes and Standards applicable to subject of work (https://i.e. IPC, IBC, IMC, NFPA, https://B31.1, https://B31.3, OSHA, etc.)

  • Knowledge of trades means and methods (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, automation)

  • Adherence to General Industry and Construction EH&S standards

  • Ability to add key knowledge and insight into Process Hazard Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Assessments

  • US Citizen; ability to obtain a government security clearance

Preferred Skills:

  • SAP Enterprise Management Software

  • Project Management International credentials

  • Familiarity with MV electrical distribution systems

Educational Requirements:

BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering from ABET-accredited program in addition to 8 years industry-relevant experience

RTX 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, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. 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, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX 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:

Requires advanced to expert knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

May have broad knowledge of project management. Requires substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems in order to provide enhancements within job area.

Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience.

Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a

minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

RTX 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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Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.

  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.

  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.