Summary: The UAS Pilot position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of UAS prototypes and production platforms for military and commercial applications. The UAS Pilot will be responsible for the control of the aircraft assisting projects and programs with the construction, maintenanc

UAS Pilot

Berry Aviation • 
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Description:

Summary:

The UAS Pilot position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of UAS prototypes and production platforms for military and commercial applications. The UAS Pilot will be responsible for the control of the aircraft assisting projects and programs with the construction, maintenance of UAS platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Pilots are responsible for piloting high-end drone systems used for aerial inspections of transmission line structures, among other applications.
  • Often, UAS Pilots work in conjunction with an engineer, camera operator and a visual observer (VO), and must demonstrate strong teamwork, communication skills and crew resource management
  • Communicate clearly and directly with the camera operator (and VO) throughout the duration of each flight
  • Must be familiar with UAS systems and operations
  • Examine all gear (drone, props, controllers, monitors, batteries) prior to each flight and pause operations if anomalies are found
  • The UAS Pilot is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time, as well as drive a pickup truck and load/unload drone equipment (up to 75 lbs) and safety cones at the work site.

Required Skills:

  • The UAS Pilot must have a fundamental understanding of drone functionality and be able to perform routine maintenance checks to identify equipment in need of repair or replacement
  • Must be able to operate fixed wing and multirotor UAS.
  • Minimum 100 flight hours in last 2 years (Multirotor / fixed wing)
  • Must be familiar with flying UAS of various sizes and be able to learn the platform(s).
  • The UAS Pilot is part of a larger team of pilots, engineers, camera operators, VOs and inspectors, and should demonstrate a positive attitude, flexibility, and good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, including file transfer and organization, and familiarity with the iOS platform are required
  • Must be familiar with autopilot operations
  • UAS Pilots also should have good mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and be able to proactively seek out answers for any equipment or work-related issues that arise
Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Part 107 license
  • Familiar with airspace authorization
  • Ability to obtain US security clearance level: secret

Physical Demands/Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 60% time
  • Required use of machining tools
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing/lab environment
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods (hot and cold)
  • Support CONUS travel for flight demo/operations
  • Support OCONUS travel for flight demo/operations

Berry Aviation, Inc. is firmly committed to fairness and equality in the workplace. We value and recognize the unique backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of all employees. It is the policy of Berry Aviation Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, or citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. Berry Aviation, Inc. will comply fully with all applicable federal, state, or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. All new employees will be required to verify employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Berry Aviation, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

All new employees will be required to verify employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Berry Aviation participates in E-Verify.

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