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UAV Chief Pilot
  • room Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States
  • group Position: Chief Pilot
  • play_for_work Job Type: Charter
Primary Aircraft
  • airplanemode_active UAV
Flight Time Requirements Snapshot
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  • person Pilot In Command: N/A
  • toll Turbine PIC: N/A
  • airplanemode_activeMulti Engine: N/A
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Job Description

Extensive travel, including international travel, required.
Overtime/weekend work may be required.
US passport required.
Must be able to lift and move equipment in excess of 50 lbs.Establish operating procedures and policies
Manage a team of UAV pilots and contractors in CONUS and OCONUS operations
Responsible for career development of flight operations personnel
Coordinate and approve test cards for UAV flight testing and demos
Coordinate and request FAA restricted airspace as necessary
Make recommendations for product quality and reliability
Interact with customer and supplier, technical and production staff
Identify and pursue business development opportunities use cases
Reviews schedules and budgets with program managers
Approves project expenses related to execution of flight operations functionsInfluence the overall objectives and long-range goals of the business divisionActs as a Principal investigator on Accident/Incident Review CommitteesReports To: UAV Director of Flight Operations
Supervises: Unmanned Flight Operations Pilots and Contractors ... Continue Reading

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 4 years of experience in Tier 2,3 or 4 UAV flight operations
UAV flying and technical experience required, instructor experience highly desired.
Min 2 Years Photogrammetry / Aerial Survey Experience
FAA Part 107 Certification required.
Experience with Pix4D, Drone Deploy, Bently Context Capture, Trimble Stratus, Propeller or comparable UAV Data Processing experience required.
Experience and knowledge in OSHA and FAA procedures and safety requirements.
Professional Land Survey Experience Preferred
B.S. in related Professional Aviation, Engineering discipline or Management.
Minimum 2 years personnel training, evaluating and supervisory experience
Minimum 2 years industrial UAV experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential ... Continue Reading

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