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Posted on 30 days ago

Flight and Field Operations Specialist (Drone)


Location: Paris,Île-de-France,France

Zeitview is the leading intelligent aerial imaging company for high-value infrastructure, providing businesses with actionable, real-time insights to recover revenue, reduce risk and improve build quality. Zeitview serves customers in the solar, wind, insurance, construction, real estate, and critical infrastructure industries. Trusted by the largest enterprises in the world, DroneBase is active in over 70 countries.

The Flight & Field Operations Specialist is responsible for developing, managing, and coordinating flight operation activities at Zeitview, Inc. The primary function of the incumbent is to ensure the industry leadership of Zeitview image & data capture capabilities by training network pilots to the highest standards. Aspects include safety, remote pilot training, mission planning with Ops Coordinators, forecasting equipment requirements & specifications, regulatory compliance, company policy, technology development/testing and logistical support. The Flight & Field Operations Specialist must be an accomplished image data capture professional and remote pilot who possesses the right demeanor to train and mentor field personnel and understands the end-to-end workflows to successfully collect data, perform analysis and make strategic recommendations across all vertical


  • Ensure pilots are trained on standardized workflows and defined safety practices and prepared for upcoming projects
  • Supervise internal and contractor pilots, including in-field quality performance checks and the adherence to safety practices and standardization
  • Coordinate cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure pilot and aircraft resources are allocated in a timely and efficient manner, to ensure mission success and maximize use of existing resources
  • Provide estimates for Flight Operations level of effort and cost of operations to maintain adequate capacity and capabilities in the pilot bench to meet demand.
  • Determine collection strategy for projects based on requirements of the project.
  • Support project scoping and project requirements
  • Maintain and publish current statuses using an effective pilot/mission tool that is available to all stakeholders.
  • Plan and assist in the development of flight operations training and workflows.
  • Administer and contribute to Flight Operations OKRs.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Industry recognized Certifications and/or training would be a highly regarded (i.e. FAA Part 107)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while also meeting rigid deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to different working environments is essential
  • Experience with implementing and managing against client Scope of Work (SOW) objectives
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams and individuals and come to a consensus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Includes up to 75% domestic travel in support of the pilot training
  • Be able to easily lift 70 lbs
  • Be able to sit and stand for long periods of time


  • Work with the leading intelligent aerial imaging company with established, successful relationships across myriad industries
  • Stock incentive program
  • Work-from-home environment
  • Autonomy and upward mobility


Zeitview is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Zeitview, we believe in cultivating an environment where our team members can bring their authentic, whole selves to work. Encouraging identity and belonging is one of the many aspects of our culture that makes us stronger as an organization and drives innovation. We are committed to building and delivering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce  that includes age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion or veteran statusthat is representative of the world around us, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity - and to act swiftly if this value is ever threatened. We are constantly striving to be better, and we continue to take strategic steps to advance representation.

We also provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and for seriously held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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