Skyfish is currently seeking a Drone Pilot to oversee the ground and flight operations of an unmanned aircraft system. As part of ground operations, you will perform safety checks and troubleshoot mechanical equipment issues. Your other duties involve making the right decisions at the right time dur

Drone Pilot

Skyfish • 
Missoula, Montana, USA
Position Type: Full-Time
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Job Description:
Skyfish is currently seeking a Drone Pilot to oversee the ground and flight operations of an unmanned aircraft system. As part of ground operations, you will perform safety checks and troubleshoot mechanical equipment issues. Your other duties involve making the right decisions at the right time during each flight, which includes taking into account the weather, route, fuel or technical requirements of the UAS, and objective. To apply for this position, completed training or degree program in aviation is preferred and you must have your Remote Pilot Certificate (UAS Part 107 license).
 
Pilot Responsibilities:
  • Check drones before a flight to ensure safe and proper operation
  • Conduct flight demonstrations
  • Ensure compliance with all FAA regulations
  • Analyze weather forecasts to ensure safe flights
  • Document pre- and post-flight logs
  • Monitor drones during flight
  • Plan drone flight routes and navigate drones along designated paths
  • Gather information or produce aerial photographs, as needed
  • Perform equipment testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance
Job Requirements:
  • Completion of training or a degree in aviation, engineering, or a related field preferred
  • Must have a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA (UAS Part 107 license)
  • Comfortable operating a UAS in various weather and light conditions
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Must be detail oriented and be able to follow specific instructions
  • Excellent electronic and mechanical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and collected at all times
Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
Education:
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
License/Certification:
  • Part 107 license (Required)
Work Location:
  • One location
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel:
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