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- Tillamook, Oregon
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Flight Operations Technician job at Near Space Corporation in Tillamook OR
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We are seeking a Flight Operations Technician As a Flight Operations Technician you will be a core member of the flight operations team. The Flight Operations Technicians support pre-flight launch and recovery of high-altitude balloons and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Contributing to a safe environment including flight safety and the safe operation of equipment powered and hand tools is essential to being successful at NSC. Flight Ops Techs strengthen the company by applying their mechanical component fabrication skills assisting engineers with integration and testing of flight system hardware and following flight checklists and processes. A successful Flight Operations Technician assists with flight operations and maintenance efforts. What You Will Do for UAS and High-Altitude Balloon operations Implements engineering designs to build and develop components Performs regular inspections of all safety and operational equipment Maintains work records maintenance and repair logs FAA and other documentation etc. Maintains adequate inventory of parts supplies and equipment Performs flight ops activities per flight schedules and in collaboration with internal teams Assists with launch operations and other flight line activities Assists with deployments to support customer testing and operations Participates in recovery efforts Position requires 10-20% travel Competencies Mechanical Skills Process Adherence Flexibility and Adaptability Detail-oriented Safety-focused Teamwork Critical Thinking What You Need to Be Successful 2 years of experience with aviation operations (manned or unmanned) Mechanical experience Must possess or be able to obtain FAA Class II Medical Certificate Proficient in Microsoft applications Office including: Word Excel E-mail and web-enabled apps Valid Drivers License Preferred Education and Experience Associates degree in a technical field Possess FAA 14 CFR Part 107 UAS Certificate Possess FAA 14 CFR Part 91 Private Pilot Certificate Familiarity with unmanned operations Forklift and/or Crane Operator certification Commercial Drivers License (CDL) - HAZMAT endorsement Please submit a cover letter explaining how your experience is relevant to the responsibilities of the Flight Ops Tech role and your level of knowledge of the requirements . Special Requirements This position requires access to or use of information which is subject to the federal International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR. ITAR and EAR define "U.S. Person" as Any individual who is a citizen of the United States a permanent resident alien of the United States or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. - unable to provide sponsorship What Youll Appreciate About Us Exceptional Culture. Friendly-competitions and fun-focused events keep us united as a family. Niche Development. Everyone here wears many hats; therefore you learn more in this role than you could ever imagine. Location! Location! Location! The place where spectacular natural beauty lives a variety of outdoor adventures and an amazing community to support all of your fun hobbies. Theres something to do for everyone! Health and Well-being. With a remarkable benefit package including competitive wages health dental and vision insurance paid time off a retirement plan and holiday pay we make sure youre well taken care of. Why Us? We are the epitome of how science and technology will change the world. Located west of Portland on the beautiful Oregon Coast Near Space Corporation values innovation teamwork safety and offers an environment of growth and commitment. Specializing in the testing and maturing of space and aviation technologies NSC has extensive experience providing relevant space like environments for maturing new technologies and testing concepts of operations using high altitude balloons and UAVs. For over 25 years weve been successfully operating as a small high-altitude ballooning company and more recently NSC began operating the Tillamook UAS Test Range which is an instrumental piece of integrating manned and unmanned aircraft into the NAS. This is why we need you the best of the best. If you enjoy aerospace unmanned systems and flight testing... you are in the right place! This is where ideas fly! Equal Employment Opportunity NSC is an equal opportunity employer who focuses on building a culture where differences are valued. Our mission of leveraging new technology is achieved by embracing diversity and providing an inclusive workforce. NSC employment is based on competence qualifications merit performance and business need. In connection with an application for employment and as a condition of continuing employment investigative background inquiries may be made on including previous employers schools consumer credit criminal convictions motor vehicle and other reports. As a condition of employment all candidates must successfully complete and pass a background check and a pre-employment drug screen. Candidates who refuse to complete contingencies of an offer including the pre-employment drug screen will not be hired by Near Space Corporation. In connection with this application you release and agree to hold harmless any individual company business institution or government agency from all liability with regard to furnishing information to Near Space Corporation. I agree to release and hold harmless Near Space Corporation from all liability with respect to the receipt of such information. Apply for This Job
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