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Captain, Executive Aircraft

Goodrich Aerospace Canada
Connecticut, United States
28 days ago

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United States of America


UT4: UT Flight 200 Signature Way, East Granby, CT, 06026 USA

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RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 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 RTX Corporate, Enterprise Services, Research Center or BBN team:

RTFlight, the corporate flight department for RTX, is offering an exciting opportunity as a Captain, Executive Aircraft for its Falcon 2000LXS aircraft fleet based in BDL (Windsor Locks, CT). With RTX serving as a leader in aerospace and defense technologies, our department serves a vital function in supporting our executive leadership and we are excited to bring the right candidate to join our team.

What You Will Do

  • Perform the duties of Pilot-in-Command on RTFlight owned or leased aircraft, to transport passengers, material, or the aircraft itself. Maintain situation awareness at all times. Exercise good judgment when making in-flight and on the ground decisions.
  • Safely execute all flights by utilizing professional flying and flight planning skills in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration, and the policies and procedures of RTFlight.
  • Utilize Crew Resource Management skills to ensure that all available resources are used, including checklists, instrumentation, other crewmembers, ATC, etc. Regularly review and maintain a thorough knowledge of aircraft systems, flight procedures, SOPs, FARs and ICAO regulations. Maintain proficiency in other disciplines (i.e., Meteorology) necessary for safe planning and execution of the trip. Maintain flight currency requirements at all times.
  • Exercise final authority over the trip to ensure the safety of the passengers and aircraft. Monitor crewmembers for adherence to established FAA and RTFlight standards.
  • Offer positive and constructive feedback to associates and coach others to higher levels of performance.
  • Successfully participate in and apply learning from company sponsored training.
  • Implement and maintain all processes within span of control in accordance with current ISBAO requirements.
  • Ensure that all activities are in compliance with all appropriate RTX and Government EH&S, Diversity and Ethics policies and guidelines.
  • Must be able to travel worldwide without restriction.  Travel requirements/business needs of the client population dictate specific travel plans.  Specifically, the incumbent must be able and willing to travel to all areas of the Middle East to include Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries as necessary.  Additional travel to other areas will also be required.
  • Perform additional tasks and acquire varying responsibilities as appropriate.

Qualifications You Must Have

  • An Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and a minimum of 3500 hours pilot flight experience required.
  • The incumbent must possess technical expertise in assigned aircraft; a demonstrated record of adherence to established FAA regulations and Company policy and procedures.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. RTX will not offer sponsorship for this position.
  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years experience.

Qualifications We Prefer

  • Experience in Falcon 2000 aircraft with EASy avionics is preferred. Pilots with helicopter experience may be considered for a dual-rated assignment.
  • The incumbent must have the ability to make consistent, logical and effective decisions under normal, abnormal, and emergency conditions, utilizing sound cockpit management principles.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline preferred.
  • Must display professional bearing and utilize strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must keep his/her primary residence within one hour driving distance of their assigned RTFlight base and must be able to travel worldwide without restriction. 

What We Offer

Relocation Eligibility: Yes

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications:

To qualify for the RTX, Re-Empower Program, candidates should:

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest
  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

The salary range for this role is 143,000 USD - 287,000 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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