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Pratt & Whitney is seeking a Senior Principal Engineer for the Military Engines Airworthiness Office to serve as the primary advocate for airworthiness execution on multiple programs. This role represents an exciting new approach to airworthiness at P&W, with a dedicated team devoted specifically to the airworthiness discipline, assisting programs with execution of US Government customer deliverables regarding planning and collection of artifacts that demonstrate compliance to agreed Airworthiness criteria. The Senior Principal Airworthiness Engineer will lead Integrated Product Team (IPT), Component Integrated Product Team(CIPT) and System Integrated Product Team (SIPT)planning for Airworthiness, recommend Certification Bases, and ensure alignment between stakeholders in the Airworthiness, V&V, Safety, and Requirements Management processes. Will ensure advance plans of compliance and clear understanding & communication of risk and mitigations where necessary. A successful applicant should be comfortable advocating for Airworthiness elements in the face of potential competing program priorities. This role will entail regular coordination with our US Government customers.
10% travel requirement
Primary airworthiness advisor to CIPTs/IPTs for assisting our US Government customers achieve a Military Flight Release (MFR) or Military Type Certificate (MTC) for new programs, Component Improvement Programs, and engineering changes.
Author drafts of the Airworthiness Plan and Certification Basis in conjunction with CIPTs, as per customer direction.
Negotiate resolution to internal differences regarding airworthiness plans, certification basis, and compliance.
Represent the Airworthiness function in IPT/CIPT/SIPT meetings regularly.
Participate in implementation of airworthiness elements of model-based engineering systems.
Develop and administer a tool for collection and distribution of Airworthiness learnings across programs.
Guide and mentor junior members of the Airworthiness Office in execution of their program-specific airworthiness duties.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
10+ years of experience in military Airworthiness and/or civil certification and/or engineering & requirements management; OR an advanced degree with 7+ years of experience in military Airworthiness and/or civil certification and/or engineering.
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.
Advance degrees in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering.
Experience working with one or more gas turbine engine subsystems and their architecture, performance, validation, and analysis.
Familiarity with MIL-HDBK-516 and related US government/industry publications, and execution of core airworthiness deliverables.
Experience interfacing with US Government customers regarding challenging program deliverables and risk negotiation.
Ability to effectively communicate, lead, influence, and coordinate across teams in strategic projects and initiatives.
Experience executing Agile project management concept.
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Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.
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.
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The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 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.
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