Test engineer- Drone Piloting program

Location: Golden valley, Minnesota
Posted On: 9/14/2017
Job Code: 5672_TE_MN
Job Description
Position details:
Industry: Aviation/ Aerospace
Title: Test engineer- Drone Piloting program
Location: Golden Valley, MN 55422

Fortune 100 Aerospace client is launching a new business unit that will focus on developing a significant and sustainable position in the fast growing commercial UAV industry. This new business unit will leverage the broad set of capabilities, as well as develop new capabilities that are required to meet the needs of this adjacent market. As a part of this team you will be responsible primarily for flight testing and operations for the technologies and products developed under this initiative.

Key Responsibilities:
• Conduct and support UAS flight operations at Client and customer sites.
• Interface routinely with the R&D team to meet project-specific technical discussions and needs.
• Perform payload integration, mechanical fabrication, electronics wiring and autopilot tuning in support of ongoing R&D and test activities.
• Maintain detailed logs of platforms flight times, maintenance records, FAA authorization and waivers, flight batteries, and documents activities in accordance with standard operating procedures.
• Maintain UAV lab inventory record, orders parts and supplies.
• Take care of logistics associated with the transportation of equipment to test sites.
• Be responsible for the maintenance and preparation of flight and ground support equipment.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
• Part 107 certified and experienced with obtaining FAA Part 107 airspace authorization requests and waivers
• Associate degree or higher in Engineering Technology, enrolled in an engineering degree program at an accredited university or equivalent

We value:
• Excellent drone piloting skills with experience on quadcopters and hexacopters
• Experienced using Pixhawk autopilot and Mission planner
• Skills necessary to perform basic electronics troubleshooting

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Contact Details
Niraj Singh
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