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VizAir - Flight Operations Team Member

  • Vizair, LLC.
  • 03/06/19
  • Wichita, KS
  • 67202
  • 100 / Hourly
  • Contractor
As an UAV Operator for VizAir, you will be responsible for managing, planning, coordinating, and executing flights. You will help manage all aspects of UAV missions, from pre-flight inspections, to flight planning and execution, and post-flight processing of collected data. In this position you will:
Plan flight operations: ensure UAV is ready and tested on time, coordinate regulatory permissions, and generate flight paths to properly collect aerial data.
Onsite preparation: validation of flights, set up sensors, set up ground control points for aerial surveys, complete pre-flight checklists, fly aircraft and collect aerial data.
Validate aerial data: locally post-process collected data.
Perform maintenance on aircraft, as necessary.
Travel to locations depending on project.

Here's What You'll Need:
Ability to work hands-on with small UAV systems, including assembly, disassembly,
Testing, and troubleshooting abilities;
Ability to travel 40% of the time;
Ability to work long hours outdoors under various field conditions and exposure to traffic, heat, cold, and other adverse conditions.
Part 107 sUAS license.

Experience operating commercial UAVs;
Able to evaluate the quality of acquired aerial data;
Basic post-processing techniques for aerial data;
Excellent RC piloting skills, on both fixed-wing and multirotor aircraft;
Knowledge of industry specific safe workplace principles and practices;
A.S. or B.S. degree in Professional Piloting or related technical field.
Civil Engineering and/or Surveying experience a plus.

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