POOL - Temporary Pilot UASs - 15629BR

POOL - Temporary Pilot UASs

Department: 
Aerospace Engineering
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

KU Aerospace Engineering Department (KUAE) seeks an applicant pool of temporary pilots to fly KU unmanned aerial systems (UASs). UASs to be flown domestically and elsewhere, as an aerial platform for remote sensing UAS integration program, and other research and certification processes.

Job Description

65% - Pilot and navigate the flight of UASs

35% - Other duties that may include: Training, maintenance coordination, operations flight management, safety, security scheduling, facility maintenance and/or aircraft servicing.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident due to U.S. export regulations.
  2. Experience in R. C. (radio controlled) piloting with a minimum of 300 hours logged on a minimum of three platforms within the past three years. Description of the three platforms flown is necessary and a log of the date and duration of all flights is preferred.
  3. Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA under the FAA's Small UAS Rule (Part 107).
Position Requirements:
  1. Candidates selected for interview must demonstrate skills by flying an R. C. aircraft (provided by the applicant) through a series of typical flight maneuvers in two conditions: with no payload and with a payload.
  2. Authorized to and capable of traveling in the U.S. and elsewhere.
  3. Holds a current Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA.
  4. Must be flexible due to the possibility for frequently changing flight schedules.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, & resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Review of applications will begin September 28, 2019 and continue until a pool of qualified applicants is obtained.

Contact Information to Applicants

Aerospace Engineering
aerohawk@ku.edu
785-864-4267

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $25/hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Application Review Begins

28-Sep-2019

Anticipated Start Date

01-Oct-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
15629BR
Department:
Aerospace Engineering
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
28-Sep-2019