UAV Pilot IV

General Atomics San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary

General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced MQ-9 Pilot to join our Aero Services Division. Employees can live in any state but must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of company projects. Employees in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule of roughly 12-16 weeks working and 12 weeks off while maintaining full benefits. Flex employees work only while deployed or in a training status, receive competitive deployment compensation, and a company provided monthly stipend to maintain flight currencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Without appreciable direction, this position exercises considerable latitude in overseeing ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Serves as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) of assigned Unmanned Air Vehicle(s) (UAV), as Instructor Pilot providing academic and in-flight instruction, and as company flight examiner and subject matter expert. Interacts directly with engineering in the development of the Predator aircraft and represents the organization as a prime technical contact on contracts or projects.

  • Oversees and may actively participate in ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.

  • Remotely pilots vehicle to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.

  • Defines, plans, organizes and executes complex flight programs and flight test events.

  • Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.

  • Develops and verifies procedures for use with new aircraft features. Develops operational and safety procedures and training syllabus course-ware.

  • Conducts demonstrations and participates in operational and experimental ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s). Represents the organization with senior military and commercial customers.

  • Instructs UAV student pilots and instructor pilots-in-training in ground and flight operations.

  • Evaluates UAV pilots to ensure standardization of company procedures and practices.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

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