Support customer UAS flight operations by performing duties as an MC and AVO. The AVO is responsible for coordinating ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. AVO is responsible for

UAS MISSION COMMANDER-Air Vehicle Operator

AUV Flight Services • 
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Position Type: Big Fish
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Job Description:

Support customer UAS flight operations by performing duties as an MC and AVO. The AVO is responsible for coordinating ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. AVO is responsible for tasking of the aircraft from preflight, launch, mission, landing, and post flight operations and to monitoring all vital signs of the aircraft. AVO is the pilot in command (PIC) responsible for safe flight of the Air Vehicle.

Responsibilities: The coordination of ground flight operations including mission planning, execution, debriefing, safe operation of the aircraft, CRM, customer coordination, a professional demeanor, strong work ethic, and eagerness to expand a growing platform. The selected individual will be comfortable working with an experimental program, able to voice recommendations for manual updates, and flexible enough to adapt to sudden changes in mission tasking.

Job Requirements:
  • Current Active Secret (or Higher) Clearance
  • FAA Private Pilot with Instrument rating
  • Class 2 Flight Medical Privileges
  • + 5 years AVO of a Group 3 or larger

+100 hours as Pilot in Command (Unmanned)

  • Excellent verbal communication with Flight, Ground crew and others on flight line
  • Pass a Background Check
  • Work Experience in aviation field in OCONUS (deployed) Locations
  • Ability to do shift work

Preferred Requirements:

  • Piccolo Autopilot experience
  • Multi UAV platform experience

Competitive pay and full benefits package with 200+ hours of PTO annually

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