AVIAN is seeking a Small UAS Test Operator to build, maintain, repair, and operate small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS), Group 1&2 (under 55 lbs) of all types, including fixed and rotary wing, electric and liquid fueled. The candidate will operate in a highly dynamic developmental test environment
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Small UAS Test Operator

AVIAN LLC • 
Saint Inigoes, Maryland, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
AVIAN is seeking a Small UAS Test Operator to build, maintain, repair, and operate small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS), Group 1&2 (under 55 lbs) of all types, including fixed and rotary wing, electric and liquid fueled. The candidate will operate in a highly dynamic developmental test environment on shore and onboard all types of vessel and operate manually and in semi-autonomous modes, including first person view.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Build up new SUAS systems upon delivery
  • Modify new or existing SUAS for test purposes, including airframe (carbon fiber, metal, foam, plastic, wood), mechanical and electrical changes
  • Maintain systems, including repairs due to damage
  • Launch, fly and recover SUAS of all types including rotary wing and fixed wing up to 55 lbs
  • Prep SUAS for shipping, conduct detachments to remote sites for test and demonstration periods; work with test engineers to devise test procedures and document deficiencies.
Job Requirements:
  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Active FAA Class 2 medical certificate (at time of hire).
  • FAA Part 107 airman's certificate desired but not required.
  • Five years of experience flying SUAS and 500 hours documented time in any SUAS required
  • RC flying experience required
  • Military experience with SUAS highly desired but not required.
Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Military training/schools for UAV maintenance and operations desired.
  • FAA Part 107 certification desired but not required.
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