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Drone Operator/Support Engineer

Salary: $79,423 per year - estimated ?
Location: Seattle, WA
Company: Experis
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Drone Operator

6-11 month contract

Onsite in Seattle, WA 98121


This position is in search for a skilled Drone Operator with extensive experience operating drones via a Remote Control. The qualified candidate will act as an operations specialist assisting in the development and test of cutting-edge safety related technologies.

The role includes mission planning and lightweight maintenance duties. The candidate should demonstrate attention to detail, a safety-oriented attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology. This individual will also conduct limited operation readiness activities and logistics planning as needed.

In this role, you will join a Research and Development team working on inventing and developing new transformative experiences. We offer competitive salary compensation and a comprehensive medical health package.


  • 14 CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
  • 2+ years of Remote Control pilot experience with excellent coordination and execution
  • Employees must, with or without reasonable accommodation, be able to lift up to 50 pounds on some occasions, stand/walk for up to 8-10 hours (with breaks), and be able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach
  • Experience leading small teams
  • Willingness to travel up to 75% of the year
  • Valid Driver's License and able to satisfy Company driver eligibility criteria.
  • Ideal candidates will have a great amount of experience in Manual Flight-Flight modes that don't have GPS assistance
  • Must be able to pass successful simulator assessment as phase 2 of hiring process


  • Experience with commercial UAS industry
  • Aviation safety experience as a Safety Officer or similar
  • Current US fixed-wing or rotorcraft pilot's certificate.
  • Excellent business communications and reporting skills
  • Not preferred - agricultural/photography background if only flown with GPS assistance.

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