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Posted on 3 months ago

LIDAR Pilot (Drone)

Zeitview

Location: Austin,Texas,United States

Zeitview (formerly DroneBase), takes the lead in delivering intelligent geospatial services tailored to high-value infrastructure. Our offerings empower businesses with actionable, real-time geospatial insights, fostering revenue recovery, risk reduction, and enhanced construction quality. Zeitview extends its geospatial expertise to serve clients across diverse sectors, including solar, wind, insurance, construction, real estate, and critical infrastructure. As a trusted partner to some of the world's largest enterprises, Zeitview operates actively in more than 70 countries, making geospatial excellence a global standard.

The LiDAR Pilot holds a current FAA Part 107 certificate, and is responsible for the safe operations of drones while capturing inspection imagery and LIDAR data from Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) and ground-based sensors for the Geospatial, Wind, Telecom, Utility, and Solar verticals at Zeitview, Inc. The primary function of this position is to capture accurate, actionable data that can be readily analyzed by our in-house software and analyst teams in support of customer requirements. Aspects include remote pilot operations, executing flight operations to established performance standards, safety and regulatory compliance, following company flight operations policies, technology development/testing, and logistical support. The LiDAR Pilot must be an accomplished, professional remote pilot with extensive experience and expertise in at least one of Zeitview’s listed vertical markets (Wind, Telecom, Geospatial, Utility, and Solar), with a willingness to learn. 

Responsibilities:

 ● Operate drones to collect high-quality remote sensing data for a variety of industries

 ● Collect Geospatial data using LIDAR and GNSS survey equipmen

 ● Work cross-functionally and across verticals to oversee and ensure remote pilot regulatory compliance

 ● Follow Zeitview’s standardized workflows and defined safety practices

 ● Maintain an unwavering commitment to professionalism while representing Zeitview in the field

 ● Troubleshoot technical issues in the field to ensure uninterrupted data collection.

Qualifications:

 ● Documented, demonstrable experience conducting successful remote sensing operations in at least one of our vertical markets (Geospatial, Wind, Telecom, Utility, and Solar), and willingness to develop expertise in the others. Preference given for experience in Geospatial with LiDAR

 ● Proficiency in operating DJI sUAS systems

 ● Knowledge of photogrammetry and LiDAR workflows

 ● Proficiently use GNSS survey equipment to ensure precise data collection

 ● Understand and implement ground control point concepts to enhance data accuracy.

 ● Industry recognized Certifications and/or training is required (e.g., FAA Part 107)

 ● 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

 ● Ability to support more than 90% travel domestically with the potential for international travel

 ● Be able to easily lift 70 lbs ● Be able to sit and stand for long periods of time while working in austere environments

Additional Information: This position may require long hours in the field and occasional weekend work. International travel may be required for specific projects. Safety is our top priority, and adherence to safety protocols is mandatory.

Benefits:

  • 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
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