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RPAS Technician Pilot

Montreal, QC, Canada

Full Time

About the Role

We are currently looking for a RPAS pilot and technician to support the company in assiting out customer and internal projects. As a member of the company's flight operations team, the pilot will be called upon to support different teams to carry out the operation, flight tests, and the processing of RPAS gathered data. He will also be called upon to participate in projects where he will be invited to provide training to the company's customers. Finally, he will perform assembly and inspection work on RPAS systems to support the company's RPAS production and maintenance teams.

Strong communication skills are also sought after. You will have to discuss high level concepts with your respective team. You will be asked to give your opinion and present your perception of the systems' in-flight performance and their ability to meet customer needs.

Requirements

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate RPAS from a MTOW range from 3kg to 150kg

  • Complete flight reports for the engineering team

  • Operate RPAS as a ground station operator

  • Perform data entry related to RPAS tests

  • Set up and maintain flight plans for aerial operations

  • Participate in the maintenance of the company's flight operations manuals

  • Contribute to the filing of Special Flight Operations Certificate applications with Transport Canada

  • Traveling to customers to carry out data collection and/or demonstration operations


RELATED TASKS

  • RPAS maintenance

  • Management of equipment and accessories for the company's flight operations team

  • RPAS assembly

  • Other related tasks related to the operation, maintenance, handling and storage of RPAS


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pilot training from a recognized training school

  • Advanced RPAS Pilot License (Transport Canada)

  • DEC or equivalent college diploma


REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Strong knowledge in RPAS operation

  • Advanced technical knowledge of electric welding

  • Technical knowledge in SATP assembly

  • Valid driver's license

  • Valid passport

  • High quality of spoken and written French

  • Strong skills in spoken and written English


ASSETS

  • Experience with operations aimed at photogrammetry

  • Knowledge of Bentley software suites

  • Basic knowledge of GIS

  • Interest in traveling within Canada and the United States

  • Knowledge of the DroneCode, Arducopter, Missionplanner and Qgroundcontrol software suite


OUR OFFER

  • Competitive salary;

  • Normal work week of 40 hours;

  • 3 weeks vacation annually;

  • Flexible schedule (Employees must be present in the office between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.) *Except during flight operations periods;

  • Possibility of teleworking;

  • Employees can take breaks at their convenience (excluded from the paid hours of the day);

  • 1 day every two weeks of work (sprint) of free work on personal projects related to the company;

  • Floating day off (1 day per month)

About the Company

ARA Robotics, a Montreal-based startup founded in 2014, offers technological solutions in the field of aerial robotics for the commercial and civil sector. The company offers complete systems of high-reliability autonomous aerial vehicles, such as the SKYVECTOR, for 3D environment scanning. ARA Robotics' autopilot, the SKYMATE, on the other hand, improves stability, adaptive response, mission traceability as well as remote piloting, all essential elements for drone missions.

ARA Robotics is recognized by its employees for offering a creative, respectful, exciting and flexible environment. Live the start-up experience, dynamic and full of challenges to meet your expectations and until the end of your career ambitions. If you are looking for an opportunity in a technology sector that will make you part of a dynamic team, this offer is for you!

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