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  1. Precision Unmanned

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    Precision Unmanned Aerial LLC (PUA) is raising the bar in the UAS management industry by focusing on delivering exceptional UAS flight services and outstanding asset optimization solutions that truly go above and beyond standard offerings in the UAS market place. The company is comprised of a passionate group of flight and UAS specialists who are focused on exceeding the expectations of our clients and redefining integrated UAS services. PUA is a US-based UAS management services company whose core business is assisting our clients with the safe, reliable, and economical operation of UAS fleets.


    Precision Unmanned uses systems, processes, and procedures developed and honed throughout fifteen plus years in the aviation industry. Our services are customized to meet each customer’s individual needs and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service worldwide. Precision provides highly trained UAS operators and well-established UAS tracking systems used by multiple FAA part 135 operators. The end result provided to Precision clients is seamless integration of unmanned services.


    Precision has partnered with some of the biggest names in the industry to make sure our clients get the service and safety they deserve. We operate several different UAS platforms to best serve our clients in the unique operations the field presents. Operations may include bridge inspection, land surveying, agriculture management, power line inspection, electronic news gathering, real estate and general aerial photography.


    Precision Unmanned Aerial LLC (PUA) currently has openings for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operators.

    Duties may include:

    • Conduct preflight planning to include flight briefings, analyzing weather forecasts, checking Notice to Airmen (NOTAMs), FAA COA and other airspace requirements.

    • Evaluate customer's requirements and determine operational needs.

    • Coordinate flight specifics with UAS crew and Air Traffic Control (ATC) if needed.

    • Execute flight and deliver full motion video and payload data.

    • Complete post-flight paperwork

    • Perform UAS and ground support equipment testing, troubleshooting

    • Conduct and document maintenance actions.

    • Conduct inventory of UAS spares/components and reports cycle counts.

    • Conduct on-site formal/informal technical safety training.

    Knowledge - Skills & Abilities Required:

    • Must have a FAA pilots license and FAA Medical

    • The position requires the employee to pass a drug screening in order to maintain employment and in order to successfully fly UAS for PUA.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Desired

    • Previous UAV Operator experience preferred

    • Military/Civilian aviation experience a plus,

    • Ability to work in a team environment

    • Prior leadership experience


    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, PUA is committed to a diverse workforce. To apply for this position please email a cover letter and resume.

    HR@flypua.com
     
  2. Outta Control

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    May I ask the compensation package for such position? Realistic ballpark figures would be fine.
     
  3. Precision Unmanned

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    Depending on the duration of the contract as high as $450 a day.
     
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    Where? This forum has been members world-wide.
     
  6. Precision Unmanned

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    We work across the US and on occasion projects in Africa and the Middle East.
     
  7. Scotflieger

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    Fine. I've no desire to go to any of these countries. All too hot and too many guns.
     
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  8. Outta Control

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    Wow. Them are global hot spots.

    I don't want to start any drama but I have to say good luck on finding candidates for those areas at the pay rate you offer.
     
  9. Precision Unmanned

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    Understood. Thank you for your interest. FYI currently our overseas contracts are in S. Africa. Not quite a hot spot unless you mean the temp :)
     
  10. The Editor

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    Hmmm....whilst I have the requisite skills and regularly undertake and complete all of your duties and knowledge listings etc. I am CAA authorised and not FAA
    However, I feel your dollar rate would need to be hourly and not daily to garner sensible interest.

    I'm out!
     
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  11. Outta Control

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    ^^^
    I approve his comment. Again not to rain on anyone's parade but just want to give some constructive criticism.

    The $450/day for operating a sUAS in a different soil is unfortunately way way too low. I earn the same amount teaching motorcycle to students for 10 hours and it is in a more fun, but tiring, environment. Being in a global hot spot or not the travel expense, living and working condition, plus the ungodly requirements just to be a viable candidate is not cost effective either way you look at it. Also forgot to the addition of benefits such as medical, dental, 401K etc. Though this seems like a contract position which is basically a 1099 so basically the candidate/contractor are on their own.

    I agree that this position should be at an hourly rate which includes a comprehensive benefits package as opposed to a 1099 contractor.
     
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  12. Precision Unmanned

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    Again many thanks for your reply. Appreciate the constructive criticism. We were aiming for entry level candidates interested in UAV work at first as many of the positions for the first few months would be training and familiarization with the contracts they are working. As with any position with longevity comes reward and as someone whom in my previous endeavor had a less than 10% turnover of employees in an industry with 60% turnover on an annual basis, I can promise it was because my employees were amongst the best looked after in their respective fields. To start these positions may include commercial shoots, real estate, aerial survey etc as photos and co pilots. Pilots that choose contract work will be compensated accordingly based on a percentage of the contract net, while pilots that choose to become a full time member of our team will be entitled to an appropriate benefit package and salary upon completion of a standard probationary period.
     
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    and as low as ....?

    I am an expert pilot with 38yrs experience and it would take $1,000 per day to get me to work overseas
     
  14. The Editor

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    OK, many thanks for your offer and additional info.
    I hope we have not come across as too 'agressive' on the forum?

    I will leave this thread up here and would advise any members who might be interested to get in touch with the OP via PM and go from there. :)