Lead Test Pilot - Honeywell
Honeywell International is a $40 billion diversified Fortune 100 leader with more than 131,000 employees in 100 countries around the world. We invent and manufacture technologies that address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macro trends like energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.
Lead Test Pilot - FAA
Location: Phoenix, AZ (Deer Valley)
The Lead Test Pilot at the Honeywell Flight Test Operations Deer Valley site is accountable for the professional standards and performance as a flight crew member.
The duties of the Lead Test Pilot include:
- Active participation as a Pilot (PIC or SIC) in Flight Test Operations missions at the Site, providing Cross –Site pilot support as appropriate to Department needs and providing a superior example in the area of professional standards, operational performance, training and safety
- Utilize Honeywell Flight Test Aircraft to develop, test, certify and demonstrate aerospace products produced by the company.
- Utilize standard operating procedures and ensuring all Site flight crew members understand and comply with the requirements of the Honeywell Flight Test Operations Manual
- Supporting, supervising and directing aircraft crews, including the scheduling of flight crew members to best meet the mission requirements of the Company, Department and Site
- Piloting for the purpose of executive transportation may be an occasional duty
- Interface and participation with engineering, marketing and sales, media and communications, as well as external customers in general, business, regional, air transport and military aviation will be part of a team effort to meet the needs of our customers in all these areas
- Participation in design, evaluation, testing, data collection, documentation of performance and certification of a wide variety of Honeywell Aerospace products is integral to the job
- Conduct of periodic personnel evaluations to ensure superior levels of performance
- Participate in an active aviation safety program (i.e. Safety Management System) per the requirements of the Flight Test Operations Manual Representing the company in aviation matters to trade and general media, trade associations, the FAA, state or municipal aviation bodies, airport management, community organizations and contract agencies
- Honeywell Flight Test Pilots also participate in supporting the internal operations of the Department as team members responsible for record keeping, training, flight planning, test planning
- Bachelor’s degree
- Five plus years relevant experience in the Aerospace industry
- Must be a US person (US citizen, US permanent resident or individual with protected status i.e. asylum/refugee) due to US export control laws and regulations.
- Holds a valid Airline Transport Pilot License or equivalent military experience
- Flight text operations experience highly desired.
- Holds a Type Rating for one of the types of aircraft operated at the Site or in an aircraft acceptable to the site leader.
- Qualified in accordance with FAA and Honeywell Flight Test Operations training requirements to act as a Pilot-in-Command of one of the following aircraft: CE500, BE90, PC-12, DA-EASY, E170/190 or other aircraft acceptable to the site leader.
- 3,000 hours minimum pilot experience for turbine powered aircraft or aircraft requiring a type rating.
- 100 hours minimum total pilot time in the Category and Class (and type if a type rating is required) unless the aircraft is a new type in which no pilots have accrued 100 hours
- Prior experience with avionics or engines product development, flight test, demonstration flying and/or FAA Certification highly valued
- Prior experience with Honeywell Management Operating Systems, Quality Management Systems, Safety Management Systems and/or Aircraft Operations a plus
All applicants for placement in DOT/FAA safety-sensitive positions will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug test, testing for Amphetamines, Cocaine, Marijuana, Opiates and Phencyclidine (PCP). The DOT/FAA regulations require all employees, regular and temporary, in safety-sensitive positions, to be included in the Honeywell Anti-drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Plan.