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UAV Technician and Pilot

Company: Skyfront
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Skyfront manufactures extreme endurance, hybrid-electric multirotor drones for heavy-duty commercial and defense applications. From critical surveillance missions, to unexploded ordnance detection, Skyfront drones are designed to fly for hours, far over the horizon, to monitor, detect, and explore for a fraction of the cost of a full-scale helicopter.
The Skyfront Perimeter 8 holds the multirotor drone flight time record: In 2021, the Perimeter flew for 13 hours and 4 minutes and traveled a distance of 205 miles.
About the role:
Skyfront is looking for a UAV technician to join the Skyfront production team to assemble, prepare, repair and test fly the longest flying multirotor drones in the world. This is a challenging hands-on role. -
Responsibilities:

  • Assemble drones from scratch
  • Create electrical and electronic subassemblies
  • Perform acceptance tests on subassemblies and parts from vendors
  • Tune and break in two-stroke combustion engines
  • Test fly hybrid-electric aircraft
  • Test exotic sensor payloads
  • Recommend changes to the engineering team for ease of assembly
    Required skills
    • Soldering and electronics rework experience (at least one year)
    • Exceptional attention to detail
      Preferred skills
      • Part 107 piloting experience
      • Experience with internal combustion engines, especially two-stroke engines
      • Experience putting together any type of vehicle or robot (e.g., drones, full-sized aircraft, or cars)
        What we offer you:
        • Learning opportunities in a high-demand, growing field (UAVs / drones) and in a rapidly growing company
        • The opportunity to change the aviation industry, set records and push the boundaries of flight
        • A meritocratic, yet collaborative work environment where excellence is recognized and rewarded
        • Competitive pay
          To learn more, please visit our website at www.skyfront.com

Keywords: Skyfront, Redwood City , UAV Technician and Pilot, Engineering , Redwood City, California

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