Drone Pilot – Utilities, Infrastructure, Ag / Other
FlyGuys, a professional drone services and pilot network company, needs multiple Remote Pilots in Control drone pilots (RPICs) and Visual Observers (VOs) nationwide to be deployed across jobs in several industries and locations, primarily in Utilities, Infrastructure, Construction and Agriculture. Work starts as soon as January 2019. Additional projects are in the pipeline for 2019.
Pilots are deployed on projects on an as-needed basis. All equipment is provided by FlyGuys as needed. Pilot teams may be in the field continuously on a standard weekday schedule for durations of 1-6 weeks at a time. 1099 compensation includes an hourly rate, per diem, overtime rate, and travel. Once you’re a proven FlyGuys pilot, you’ll also be eligible for ongoing mission work at fair rates – no bidding.
- 1-3 years of experience in drone piloting for Energy, Infrastructure, Construction, Agriculture or inspections and/or equivalent drone asset inspections in other industries
- Must have the ability to fly drones in close proximity to assets and around obstacles
- Must be able to a pilot a drone safely without GPS assistance if connection is lost
- Familiarity and comfort with industry standard drone equipment and sensors
- Thermal imaging data capture experience is a plus
- Good physical condition required; ability to perform work in occasionally challenging terrain and/or lift drone equipment as needed
- Willing to travel and work offsite for 1-6 week assignments
- Comfortable with basic drone data management steps, such as using drone industry software tools and uploading image files
FlyGuys provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. FlyGuys complies with Federal and applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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