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PDS Tech Inc Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator in Morrisville, North Carolina

As the Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC) you will be 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 be riding and driving in a Company/Leased vehicle on and off property. Due to the safety sensitive nature of this position, you will be placed in a drug and alcohol testing pool.

Job Duties:

  • 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.

  • Must be willing to travel to customer sites as required, may include travel in personal vehicle. Approved expenses will be reimbursed by the company guidelines.

  • This position requires that the RPIC may travel in their personal vehicle as needed and/or ride and drive in a Company/Leased vehicle on and off property to transport drone equipment.

  • 5-Panel Pre-employment drug test and post-employment random drug test required

  • A current Remote Pilot Certificate (Part 107) required.

  • A current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate required.

  • A valid driver’s license required.

  • A current FAA Commercial Certificate required.

  • Authorization to work in the United States required.

  • A minimum of 12 months of aviation experience either or combination of:

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Experience and/or Flight (Rotary or Fixed Wing) required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited school preferred.

  • Experience with a Ground Control Station software (Mission Planner, QGroundControl, etc) preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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