General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an
affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable
remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as
well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
This position is responsible for serving as Test Pilot,
Instructor Test Pilot, and Flight Examiner. Subject matter expert
for all aspects of the company's family of Unmanned Aircraft
Systems to include aircraft hardware and software, ground control
station hardware and software and operational and experimental
ground and flight testing of company product line of aircraft.
Ensures the standardization of company aircraft ground and flight
operations and procedures, flight test and instructional
techniques. Primary consultant for executive management in all
areas of company product line of aircraft development, flight test
and operational mission planning and execution. Responsible for the
safe operation of the UAV during all phases of ground and flight
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform as Experimental Test and Evaluation Pilot.
Perform as Instructor Test Pilot and company Flight
Perform as Pilot-in-Command of Company Unmanned Air
Develops and executes mission planning, briefing, mission
execution and debriefing.
Instruct UAV student pilots as well as instructor
pilots-in-training in all aspects of UAV ground and flight
operations including academic (platform instruction) and in-flight
Ensures compliance with all governing regulations including
service guidance, company procedures and Federal Aviation
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other
applicable obligations and company policies wherever and whenever
business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment
in accordance with established operating procedures and
Additional Functions: Consults directly with company engineering
and senior management as subject matter expert in developing
company product line of aircraft.
Develops and verifies procedures for use with new aircraft
Develops training syllabus courseware to include research, word
processing and presentation development.
Other duties as assigned or required