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Licenced Drone Pilot - Newport


Posted on Apr 27, 2021 by CV-Library

Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£18k - £31k Annual

Company description

My client is set apart from thousands of other operators in the UK and backed up by our team of pilots and advanced CAA permissions, our aircraft outstrips other commercial entities to create complex and accurate datasets, striving for excellence across multiple applications.

Specialising in both multi-rotor and fixed wing aircraft, my client's capability in the field is matched by our development software and methodology that ensures data is securely processed into the quality dependable results.

Job description

We've got an exciting new role available for a Drone Pilot to join our growing team in the commercial drone world. You'll be part of our national deployment team providing drone inspection, survey and response services on a range of tasks such as critical national infrastructure surveys, building inspections or working with first responders.

Drone Pilots are at the very core of our operations. They are the essence of professionalism, they are safety conscious, they are operationally experienced with a steady hand and focussed mind.

There's great career progression too, you'll have the opportunity to develop your skills and take part in further training. Your job as a Drone Pilot will give you the basic skills and mindset for progression within the company.

Minimum Requirements

Must hold a full UK driving licence with no more than 6 points
Ability to work in all weather conditions and operate in the outdoors for extended periods
Have a professional attitude and confidence in own ability
Confident to talk to the general public
Confident in mitigating risks
A strong team player with leadership qualities
Ability to manage a small team
Capable of making decisions in high pressure environments
Organised and good time management skills
Willing to work away from home
Good literacy and IT Skills
An interest in drone technology and remote sensing
Enthusiastic about the application of new technology


Ex-military or emergency services
University graduate, background and qualification in surveying
Qualification in carrying out asset or building inspections
Pix4D training courses
Working knowledge of Agisoft
Experience with Wingtra
Experience with EVLOS
Experience with BVLOS
Experience of working within operational safety cases
First aid trained
PFCO (Permission for commercial Operation) GVC
Surveying or Inspection experience
Over 100 hours logged commercial flights
Knowledge of photogrammetry and associated software applications
Keen interest in photography, videography and associated software applications

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£31,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Performance bonusBenefits:

On-site parkingSchedule:

Monday to Friday
WeekendsWork remotely:


Reference: 213631755

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