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Posted on 20 days ago

Flight & Data Capture Specialist (Drone)


Location: Austin,Texas,United States

Zeitview (formerly DroneBase) 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, Zeitview is active in over 70 countries.

The Flight and Data Capture Specialist is responsible for conducting flight operations utilizing drones, various payloads, and Zeitview’s proprietary software to collect imagery for critical infrastructure.  The primary function of the incumbent is to ensure the industry leadership of Zeitview image & data capture. 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.  Flight and Data Capture Specialists must be able to work independently in field environments.  A Data Capture Specialist may be required to help with training or other special projects when requested. 


  • Complete data collection to the highest standard with minimum defects.
  • Support Operations in the successful completion of data capture across multiple verticals.
  • Provide detailed and meaningful feedback to the product and engineering teams on Zeitview or other OEM technology.
  • Provide estimates for Flight Operations' level of effort.
  • Determine collection strategy for projects based on the requirements of the project.
  • Support project scoping and project requirements. 
  • Maintain and publish current statuses using an effective pilot/mission tool available to all stakeholders.
  • Plan and assist in the development of flight operations training and workflows.
  • Communicate with local stakeholders to determine operational requirements.  
  • Travel to and from remote job sites throughout the United States


  •  FAA Part 107
  • Experience with wind turbine data capture using drones
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while also meeting rigid deadlines. 
  • The ability to adapt to different working environments is essential.
  • Experience with implementing and managing 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 lift 70 lbs easily. 
  • Be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to work in outside environments year-round. 


  • Work with the leading intelligent aerial imaging company with established, successful relationships across myriad industries
  • Medical insurance covered up to 100% depending the plan chosen
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • Stock incentive program
  • Work from home environment
  • Autonomy and upward mobility
  • Diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, where your voice matters


Salary Range: $50,000 - $65,000 depending on location and experiences


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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