PDS Tech, INC is seeking multiple Remote Pilots in Command (RPIC) for Level 1 contract opportunities with some of our nation’s leading transport companies. These RPIC’s will be responsible for the safe, on-time and efficient operation of the unmanned aerial system (UAS). The RPIC - Level

Drone Operator - Level I - San Diego, CA

PDS Tech, Inc. • 
San Diego, California, USA
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Description:
     
       PDS Tech, INC is seeking multiple Remote Pilots in Command (RPIC) for Level 1 contract opportunities with some of our nation’s leading transport companies.
These RPIC’s will be responsible for the safe, on-time and efficient operation of the unmanned aerial system (UAS). The RPIC - Level 1 are responsible for the safe, on-time and efficient operation of the unmanned aerial system (UAS). The RPIC’s duties include conducting operational flights and overseeing vehicle performance,
flying qualities, and capabilities of UAS systems. This position requires that the RPIC may travel in their personal vehicle or ride and/or drive a client leased vehicle on and off designated property.

Due to the safety sensitive nature of this position, you will be required to be placed in a drug and alcohol testing pool. In addition, but not limited to:
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  • Conduct pre-flight planning to include operational briefings, analyzing weather forecasts, Notice to Airmen (NOTAMs), and airspace requirements.
  • Execute operational needs and mission requirements for each customer.
  • Document and complete pre/post UAS logs.
  • Perform equipment testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Document inventory of UAS spares/components and maintenance actions.  
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external entities for safe flight operations.
Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Hold a current Remote Pilot Certificate (Part 107) required.
Have a valid driver’s license required. Authorization to work in the United States is required.
Minimum of 6 months of aviation experience either or combination of: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Experience and/or Flight (Rotary or Fixed Wing) required.Hold or obtain a current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate.

Preferred:

Current FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate (Part 135).
Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited school.
Experience with a Ground Control Station software (Mission Planner, QGroundControl, etc).

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.
 
 
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation: N/A
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Job Ident #: 9583510
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