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  • Job reference: RMS0163562

UAV Operator/Flight Instructor

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/12/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/01/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
From small brownfield services contracts to mega greenfield projects, our Client has the skills and technologies to address all challenges.Our Client is the biggest engineering company in Australia and they are a key provider of professional services to the energy, resource, and complex process industries with a Global reach and prescence spanning many decades.

The Role:
My EPCM Client is currently welcoming applications for a UAV Operator/Flight Instructor. The role is to be Perth based, and has a duration of 12 months.

The Role

Due to the growth of my Client's Aerial Data Management business we require the services of experienced pilots to operate fixed wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). The UAVs will operate both within and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) for durations up to 8 hours at a time.

The successful applicants would initially undertake training in the US and gain CASA certification for the particular UAV and then commence operations within various Australian locations. Applicants are sought from operators located in Perth, Bunbury or Melbourne. Applicants will need to be flexible with regard to hours worked each day as it will depend on the client requirements for a particular mission as to hours required. It is expected that a normal workday could range between 4 to 8 hours and some weekend work will be required.

Once the training is complete there will be a future requirement to train additional operators within Australia. This Client will offer you a competitive remuneration, a friendly, professional and dynamic working environment with the opportunity to develop your networks and career prospects internationally.

If you wish to take on this exciting opportunity with an EPCM Client in Perth, and you meet the essential skills required, please apply now.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You must have current unrestricted working rights for the location(s) of roles you are applying for to be eligible for consideration
Possession of a current Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) with a current Command Instrument Rating and a current Class 1 Medical certificate is essential
The successful candidate will have a current Grade 2 Flight Instructor (Aeroplane) Rating.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Possession of a UAV Operators certificate and operating experience is also desirable.

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