AECOM RPA Sensor Operator II/FLEX Pool in Las Vegas, Nevada
Business Line Government
Position Title RPA Sensor Operator II/FLEX Pool
United States of America - Nevada
Employee will be part of the Flex Pool and will be required to support TDY deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations as required. Under close supervision, this position is responsible for the operation of the sensor/payload on the RPA during all phases of ground and flight operations. The sensor operator will also serve as a crew member of the RPA, assisting the Pilot-In-Command (PIC) as directed for safe operation of the aircraft to include reading checklists, assisting in emergencies and effective crew resource management. Responsible for assisting RPA PIC with ground and flight operations including mission planning; execution; briefing and debriefing; aircrew resource management coordination; and compliance with ground and flight safety directives and procedures. Position reports to the Aircrew Manager or Program Manager.
Assists the PIC in ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution, briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.
Must gain/possess current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.
Must have the ability to deploy CONUS/OCONUS.
Operates the payload of the RPA, on the ground and in flight, in support of customer requirements and successful execution of the mission.
Assist the PIC in complying with all governing regulations including service guidance, company procedures and Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Maintain ability to travel on CONUS and OCONUS.
Review maintenance logs, weather reports and forecasts.
Use various manuals such as the Airplane Flight Manuals, Flight Crew Operating Manual, and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability.
Assist PIC with compliance to service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Must have an Associate’s degree, or education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency. Equivalent professional or military experience in RPA or aviation may be substituted in lieu of higher education.
Must demonstrate a basic understanding of RPA and FAA principles, theories and concepts.
Must possess: Ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate.
Must have a minimum of 5-8 years of “recent” experience as an MQ-1/9 RPA Sensor Operator
Able to work both independently and in a team environment; ability to work extended hours in austere conditions.
Familiar with AFI 11-202 Vols 1, 2, & 3; AFI 11-2MQ-1/9 Vols 1, 2, & 3; ACC Ready Aircrew Program
Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew.
Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications.
This is a non-traditional position that will support a flexible work schedule
Must be eligible to gain and maintain a DOD security clearance commensurate with the assigned duties
Employee must meet all overseas/OCONUS travel criteria, to include Pre-deployment medical screening (if req) as a condition of employment
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, and must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship upon hire
DoD Top Secret Security Clearance eligibility is required
Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date
Must be able to gain/maintain the required security clearance level and special access authorization as a condition of continued employment.
Current/Qualified RPA/MQ-9 Launch and Recovery Sensor Operator or Instructor SO
Current DoD Secret or higher Security Clearance
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant career field
Private Pilot license and Instrument rating
Joint Terminal Attack Controller experience
RPA operations & deployment experience
Prior experience with RPA Aircrew training or scheduling
Prior experience as a Defense Contractor
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Job Category Maintenance
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 180413BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.