Red Bank, NJ

UAS Pilot

Job Location(s) US-NC-Charlotte | US-NC-Cary | US-GA-Buford | US-SC-Coulmbia
Discipline
Survey
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Join our Survey/Geospatial team, which offers a full range of survey and geospatial data and mapping services that enable us to collect data faster, safer, and more accurately than ever before. Collect data from the air, ground and subsurface to provide precision data interpretation with us and accelerate YOUR success to become tomorrow’s industry leader.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize precision RPAS flight skills to collect top quality photo, video and LIDAR data for land development projects.
  • Conduct pre-mission planning with project managers to clarify deliverables.
  • Develop flight plans, check NOTAMS, check weather and coordinate airspace integration with any effected controlling agencies or privately owned properties.
  • Perform equipment troubleshooting.
  • Solve problems on the ground in real-time and deliver acquired data in a timely manner.
  • Establish survey-grade control for UAS projects utilizing Trimble GNSS equipment.

Qualifications

  • Professional experience with fixed wing and/or multi-rotor drones.
  • FAA Part 107 license required.
  • Thorough understanding of all components of RPAS, as well as the ability to troubleshoot technical issues in the field.
  • Knowledge of drone mapping software.
  • Knowledge of civilian airspace and aeronautical charts.
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a small team.
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time on short notice when needed.
  • Ability to work outdoors with limited facilities and resources for extended periods of time in various climates.
  • Must be able to lift 80lbs.
  • Drive large vehicles over multiple days for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work some weekends.
  • Previous field work experience required.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Must make safety #1 priority at all times.
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Previous surveying, data processing, or engineering experience a plus.
  • Experience with RIEGL LiDAR sensors and processing software a plus
  • Ability to maintain, inspect, clean, and occasionally repair UAS equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper operations of sUAS per FAA Part 107 regulations.
  • Ability to manage small field crew (2-4 people), field schedule, and project expectations.
  • Able to articulate and communicate effectively via text and verbally.

Requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program.

What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.

 

This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.

 

We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.

 

Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!

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