UAS Operator (Fixed Wing)
Reston, VA 
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Job Description
Job Description

WHY CONSTELLIS?

Are you ready for your next adventure? From down range to corporate positions around the world, we provide you with opportunities to grow your career while helping to make the world more secure.

Constellis provides opportunities across every major continent for individuals who want to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships with our government and commercial customers. Our employees worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, have ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Join us to Secure Success!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Seeking UAS Operators for land based or ship deployments. All candidates should be willing and able to work in a high-threat environment under austere conditions and pass pre-deployment medical screening (CENTCOM MOD 14). A battery of aptitude tests and system currency or training will be conducted which the candidate must pass. Personnel will be expected to deploy on various contracts and meet mission requirements as required by the onsite customer.

Duty Location: OCONUS

  • Perform pre-flight checklists and participate in mission briefings
  • Review airspace requirements and operate systems safely and within requirements of applicable flight regulations as required by the OEM, Military, Unit and specific location requirements
  • Operates UAS and monitors UAS "health" systems; responds to emergency procedures as required
  • Operates various sensor systems as required by the mission
  • Participates in post mission debriefing; completes appropriate forms and prepares for following days operations
  • Utilizes checklist and appropriate operations manuals to operate the UAV safely
  • Assists with various maintenance actions as required by the Site Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior UAS Operator or manned aviation experience required
  • 2+ years UAS Operator or manned aviation experience preferred
  • Secret DoD Security Clearance
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team environment
  • Willingness to travel no less than 6 months out of every year (CONUS and OCONUS)
  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to pass pre-deployment medical and dental screenings (CRC/NDC)
  • Strong computer literacy

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred MOS: 15W, 7314, 7315
  • Prior Military Service including operational deployment supporting the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)
  • Imagery Analyst Intelligence school
  • Previous OCONUS deployment experience with a UAS
  • TS/SCI eligible
  • Private Pilot or better (Commercial/Instrument/CFI/CFII) on fixed wing or rotary

BENEFITS

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

ABOUT CONSTELLIS

Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating in 40 countries and based in the Washington D.C. area, our 22,000 Constellis employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis' forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is based in an austere environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Work outside and in inclement weather conditions may be required. Rotations will be 120-180 days OCONUS. Work hours are based on a twelve hour work day, seven days per week.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 70 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet

About
With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world's most demanding places.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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