Position Summary

A drone company based out of Englewood, CO is seeking a UAS Crew Chief to lead a flight team to conduct unmanned aerial survey and inspection operations. This position will require a significant amount of travel throughout the United States. The UAS Crew Chief’s duties will include managing safe flight operations and data collection operations for each assigned project. 

Required Qualifications

  • Mission planning for safe and efficient data capture.
  • Integrating, maintaining, inspecting, charging and packing equipment.
  • Travel extensively to job sites and safely execute missions.
  • Offloading data, completing documentation and logs.
  • Processing and proper naming of data when applicable.
  • Operate sensors on UAVs
  • FAA Part 107 Certification
  • Must be able to pass background check, pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds regularly
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 18 years of age or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Safe UAV operations experience: Fixed wing, VTOL, multirotor, single rotor.
  • Ground station software: GS Pro, DJI GO, Litchi
  • Other software experience: Bentley Microstation, Terrasolids, ContextCapture, Adobe Suite.
  • Sensor experience: LiDAR, Photogrammetry
  • Camera experience: Point and shoot to full frame to medium format, lenses and settings.
  • Survey knowledge: GSD, GCPs, Survey Control, GPS and inertial systems, ellipsoids, geoids, projections.
  • Additional Skills (Not required): Knowledge of LiDAR capture, knowledge of LiDAR processing. Photography / videography and editing can also be of value.
  • High level of personal initiative and ability to interact with personnel, clients, and contractors.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and must be proficient on the computer.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage tasks for multiple projects under budget and time constraints.

Note: This job description does not represent a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.