Position Summary***Contingent Upon Award*****MAG Aerospace is seeking an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operators. In this position, you will be responsible for safe aircraft operation which includes but is not limited to maintaining diligent lookout and listening doctrine with available sensors, ra

UAS Operator

MAG Aerospace • 
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Position Summary

***Contingent Upon Award*****

MAG Aerospace is seeking an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operators. In this position, you will be responsible for safe aircraft operation which includes but is not limited to maintaining diligent lookout and listening doctrine with available sensors, radios, and other ground control station equipment; following air traffic control clearances; maintaining safe and positive control of the air vehicle during all phases of flight; taking appropriate actions during emergencies; operating sensors onboard aircraft; assisting with flight mission planning and briefings as directed; computing takeoff/landing data via standard operating procedures; as well as utilizing checklists and other standardized manuals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • The UAS Operator is also responsible for:

    • Safe operation of the sensor payload
    • Analyzing and reporting sensor data pertinent to mission success and safety of flight

    • Professional performance with minimal guidance and direction

    • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment is essential

Job Requirements:

Requirements

Knowledge and Skills

  • High School Graduate
  • Military trained UAS Operator
  • Unmanned Aircraft Pilot
  • Prior experience with small and larger than hand-launched Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
  • Must be capable of controlling the unmanned aircraft semi-autonomously (preprogrammed) via the GCS or controlling the unmanned aircraft manually via line-of-sight
  • Basic computer skills are required

Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.

If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email:
Applicant.Assist@magaero.com or call (703) 376-8993.

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