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5 months ago
MAG Aerospace
Location: Huntsville
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Pilot Jobs
Job Title: External UAS Pilot

Organizational Unit: MAG Aerospace -> MAG Aerospace (1) -> MAG DS Corporation (1.1) -> BGS Elimination (1.1.B) -> Global Operations (1.1.N.GL)

Location: Huntsville, AL - Huntsville, AL 35801 US (Primary)
OCONUS - Multiple, US

Job Type: Full-time

Category: Government Contracting OCONUS

Clearance Required: None

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Job Description


MAG Aerospace is seeking a UAS External Pilot (EP). The UAS External Pilot will be responsible for safe aircraft operation which includes but is not limited to maintaining safe and positive control of the air vehicle during take-off, landing, and traffic patter maneuvering.

The External UAS Pilot will also be responsible for preflight and post flight briefing of take-off and landing parameters and considerations; preflight and post flight inspections of all EP equipment. Minimal guidance and direction is expected.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Take appropriate actions during emergencies

Notify crewmembers of any planned abrupt vehicle maneuvers

Notify changes in switch positions or vehicle configuration

Compute take-off/landing data and completing appropriate presets and checklists

Announce parameters during take-off and controllability checks

Assist Technicians and Internal Pilots (IP) during emergency landing situations

Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a small team environment is essential

Assist Technicians and IPs when required

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience (MUST have to be considered for this position)

250 hours EP time on Group/Tier III UAS with manually controlled and runway take-off and landing

Ability to deploy OCONUS

Ability to obtain and maintain a US SECRET security clearance

Valid U.S Passport

Preferred but NOT Required Education and Experience: (NOT necessary but will make a candidate more qualified for this position)

Previous or current Aerostar UAV EP qualification

Experience flying from austere small runway conditions

Very recent experience operating as a full time EP on Group/Tier III UAS with manually controlled runway take-off and landing such as the Hunter, Tiger Shark, or similar systems

500+ total EP flight hours

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