This is a temporary assignment working in Vernon, Texas for a working period of 6-7 months.
Essential Functions: UAV Pilots must be able to safely take off and land a drone, keep drones on course, avoid collisions, and be able to execute emergency landing procedures in the event of signal loss or other danger (e.
g., sudden high winds). They will be required to learn and adhere to specific flight patterns for aerial inspections and for operating within specified weather conditions to ensure safety.
In addition, the position of UAV Pilots entails the following responsibilities :
Communicate clearly and directly with the camera operator (and VO) throughout the duration of each flight.
Respond immediately to any issues with the drone, whether experienced personally or identified by the camera operator or VO.
Maintain awareness of surroundings and known hazards at all time during flight operations.
Examine all gear (drone, props, controllers, monitors, batteries) prior to each flight and pause operations if anomalies are found.
Clean all gear upon return to main office at the end of each day and return items to correct locations for storage.
This position has a dotted-line reporting to the Project Manager and has no direct or indirect reports.
This role requires travel, including overnight stays, to the location of specified UAV projects.
This role may require occasional travel out of state. ... Continue Reading
Preferred Bachelors with 6+ years’ relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8+ year’s relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience.
Must have FAA Part 107 Certification and a minimum of 250 flight hours .
Must be familiar with flying drone platforms of various sizes and be able to learn the platform(s) used for these specific drone operations.
Must hold or be able to obtain an OSHA-30 Certification, First Aid / CPR certification, and valid driver’s license
Must be comfortable working outdoors in remote environments in both hot and cold weather
Basic computer skills, including file transfer and organization, and familiarity with the iOS platform are required.
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications :
Experience with flying in and around energized utility lines.
Experience with RTK drone technology.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop ... Continue Reading
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