Job ID#: 25802BR
Company: General Atomics Systems Integration
Job Title: UAV Pilot- UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-Deployable
Job Category: Pilots
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
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 a UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-deployable Pilot at Ft. Stewart in Georgia. Under general direction, the UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-deployable Pilot will be responsible for coordinating ground flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground flight safety.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general direction, this position is responsible for coordinating 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) and as Instructor Pilot providing academic and in-flight instruction.
Coordinates and actively participates 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 flight programs and flight test events.
Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.
May develop and verify procedures for use with new aircraft features and participates in the development of operational and safety procedures and training syllabus courseware.
Conducts demonstrations and participates in operational ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s). Represents the organization with military and commercial customers.
Instructs UAV student pilots in ground and flight operations.
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
Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and two or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education.
Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts.
Must possess: (1) FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and the ability to maintain instrument currency or DOD specialized remotely piloted aircraft system training / qualification documented on USAF Form 8 or equivalent; (2) Pilot-in-Command (PIC); (3) at least five hundred (500) hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC)(4)ability to obtain DOD secret clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s); (5) ability to travel on CONUS and OCONUS deployments; (6) excellent analytical,interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; and (7) detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications.
The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%
US Citizenship Required? Yes
Clearance Required? Yes
Clearance Level Secret