||• Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and nine or more years of progressive experience in ground and flight operations. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education.
• Must demonstrate extensive understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts.
• 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.
• Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification.
• Must be customer focused and possess:
• 3000 hours logged total pilot time including 2000 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification (2) one thousand (1000) UAV hours
• Ability to obtain a current FAA Class II medical certificate.
• Multiple aircraft UAV Pilot Evaluator qualifications.
• Ability to travel on CONUS and ONCONUS.
• Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees, including senior management and senior military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew.
• Detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications.
• Ability to obtain DOD secret clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s)
• Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument rating (CFII) is desired.
• The ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.