LOCATION: WEST COAST (ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA/NEVADA)General DescriptionManagement of regional UAS flight operations while being compliant with FAA regulations and Standard Operation Procedures. Maintain UAS proficiency as RPIC, Sensor/Payload Operator, and Electric Observer. Ensures a culture of safe, q
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Regional UAS Operations Manager

Phoenix Air Group, Inc. • 
Cartersville, Georgia, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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LOCATION: WEST COAST (ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA/NEVADA)

General Description
Management of regional UAS flight operations while being compliant with FAA regulations and Standard Operation Procedures. Maintain UAS proficiency as RPIC, Sensor/Payload Operator, and Electric Observer. Ensures a culture of safe, quality flight operations that meet high company standards in order to exceed client expectations.
Duties and Responsibilities

·Recruiting, motivating, tasking, and supervising crews for commercial UAS operations.
·Provide formal and informal UAS flight and ground training.
·Coordinate UAS flight demonstrations as required.
·Assist with new business development and customer satisfaction.
·Review of customer flight mission requirements within US NAS and apply for FAA airspace waivers and/or certifications as required.
·Review and respond to UAS RFI/RFP’s.
·Light aircraft assembly, maintenance, and documentation.
·Documenting and reporting of flight hours, maintenance actions, and crew duty times.
·Operation of wide range of sensors including DSLR, EO/IR/U, LiDAR.
·Assist integration of new UAS sensors mounts with company engineering and fabrication staff.
·Coordinate with company subject matter experts to resolve issues beyond the scope of field maintenance capability.

Job Requirements:

Skills, Competencies, Education, Certification, and/or Licensure Requirements

·B.S. Degree in aviation or engineering or equivalent work-related experience.
·FAA sUAS Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.
·FAA Medical.
·FAA Private License preferred.
·10 + years of UAS operations.
·Must have extensive knowledge of flight control systems and image capture techniques.
·Experienced as Remote Pilot in Command with documented flight logs.
·Have a history of successful UAS flight and ground support equipment operations, troubleshooting and maintenance.
·Have practical experience of flight planning and coordination with FAA for airspace waiver requests.
·Experienced in assembly and modification of UAS including ESC’s transmitters, and electrical components as well as integration of multiple sensors.
·Must have a working knowledge of basic electronics, photogrammetry, GIS or surveying.
·Must have a high degree of computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite.
·Must have a basic working knowledge of various data output software, including PIX4D, Intertial Explorer, Terrasolid.
·Must have the ability to communicate effectively with employees, partners, customers, and regulators with excellent written and verbal skills; having the knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.
·Must have the ability to handle confidential information without creating a breach or violation.
·Must be able to work as part of a team environment and without direct supervision.
·Ability to travel up to 40% Continental United States.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

·Talk and/or hear regularly throughout the day.
·Sitting, standing and walking throughout the day.
·Climb or balance; bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as needed.
·Use fingers and hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms as needed.
·Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently.
·Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus throughout the day.
 
EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of ethnicity, gender/identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws. Email resume with salary requirement to employment@phoenixair.com. Attn: UASOpsMgr 
 
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