Drone Pilot (m/f/d)

  • Weiterstadt
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Drone Pilot (m/f/d) to join our Team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Take responsibility for the safe operation of the UAV including the safety of persons
  • Ensure that all persons involved are fully briefed on the location and use of relevant safety and emergency equipment
  • Explore the air routes, airfields and drop-off sites
  • Ensure that the weather forecast and reports for the proposed operating area and flight duration indicate that the flight may be conducted
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure that the UAV mass and balance is within the calculated limits for the operating conditions
  • Ensure that the amount of useable voltage in flight is not less than the voltage required to proceed to a landing area where a safe landing can be made, with final reserve of voltage remaining

What You’ll Need:

  • Work to continuously improve in all areas
  • Completed apprenticeship (or higher)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in the job educated
  • Holding a glider pilot / sport pilot license (or higher) incl. valid medical class 3 (health certificate)
  • Experience as a drone pilot for multi-copter and/or fixed-wing drones or model planes
  • Driver’s license up to 3.5 tonnes
  • Willingness to work in developing countries and to stay abroad for a max. of 6 months
  • Advanced written and spoken English language skills
  • Minimum basic computer and internet skills
  • Willingsness to travel (worldwide)

What you’ll bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work
  • An extraordinary working environment

  Company Laptop

  Flexible Working Hours

  Working From Home

  Dogs Allowed

  Employee Events

  Parking Lot