Ground and Flight Test Engineer (Onsite)

RTX

4

(262)

West Palm Beach, FL

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.
  • #RAYTGLOBAL01672791EXTERNALENGLOBAL

    Position summary

    & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

    At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

    Job Summary:

    The Product Safety, Certification & Validation Test Engineering Organization is seeking a highly motivated, creative, energetic, hands-on ground and flight test engineer to support experimental military and commercial jet engine test activities. The candidate will have the opportunity to join a talented and diverse multi-disciplinary organization while working with highly skilled hourly and salaried employees, as well as partners and customers.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment to ensure test operations readiness and flawless execution of test vehicle plan, tests, and inspections. The Ground and Flight Test engineer will interface with Component Integration Product Team (CIPT) and Systems engineers to ensure test requirements are being met on time and within budget.

    • Coordinate potential hardware replacement and maintain part life records as well as conduct and assist in engine inspections.

    • Coordinate and drive engine maintenance activities.

    • Maintain engine configuration awareness & documentation through engine history record sheets.

    • Effective skills working in a team environment to ensure test operations readiness and flawless execution of test vehicle plan, tests, and inspections.

    • Drive to meet requirements and prevent any delay, while maintaining highest quality of work.

    • Provide innovative solutions to test requirements, often in a high-pressure environment while working with minimum supervision. Also, provide technical direction and daily task coordination, cross functional team leadership, troubleshooting, engine direction, and execution of developmental sea level and flight testing.

    • Support programs including but not limited to F119, F135, APU and Advanced and Geared Turbofan.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering

    • 2+ years of experience in engineering or jet engine hardware, assembly, and/or testing or 1+ year experience with an Advance degree.

    • Flexibility to adapt to fluid customer requirements, priorities, and schedules.

    • Position requires periodic travel (25% or more) to offsite test locations (Canada, Florida, Tennessee, etc.) around the world.

    • Frequent off-shift coverage and ability to flex schedule to cover weekends (approximately 25%) is required to support 24/7 test operations.

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen. This position may require access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship.

    • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with jet engine hardware, assembly, and/or testing.

    • Familiar with continuous improvement tools to drive process improvements leading to increased customer satisfaction.

    • Self-motivation to plan required tasks and lead a team to achieve significant goals with little outside direction.

    • Proven ability to work as part of a team on major validation and/or process improvement projects.

    • Team center or SAP experience.

    What is my role type?

    In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We've introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

    Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

    Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee's personal responsibility.

    This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

    The salary range for this role is 64,000 USD - 128,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    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.

    Privacy Policy and Terms:

    Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

    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.