Flight Test Ground Station Operator
Amazon Prime Air •
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Amazon Prime Air is seeking flight test ground station operators with sound judgment and strict flight discipline. Success will require attention to detail, a safety-oriented attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and can deliver results under pressure.
We are looking for a candidate who has aviation experience as well as familiarity with Python commands. Experience with UAS and FAA pilot certification is beneficial. This candidate will be expected to conduct flight operations as a crew member, advise decision makers, and perform ground support equipment troubleshooting. This individual will also conduct flight readiness activities and logistics planning as needed. Aviation safety experience is strongly preferred.
Export Control License: This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.
· Experience with Python commands
· Experience with remote-control aircraft/multi-rotor products
· Driver’s license and clean driving record
· Excellent communications and reporting skills
· Able to understand flight telemetry and aviation weather
· 14 CFR Part 61 current Private Pilot license
· 14 CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
· Experience with commercial UAS industry
· 2+ years of RC pilot experience with excellent coordination and execution
· Experience with FAA rules and regulations
· Aviation safety experience
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