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UAV/Drone Pilot for Flight Testing Purposes (m/f/d)
(part-time/Working Student, starting as soon as possible, fixed-term contract)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! We at ERC stand for the development of an electrical vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) that lasts beyond us! We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a passionate UAV/Drone Pilot to join our young and growing team. As part of the flight test team at ERC, you will manually control unmanned prototype aircraft of various sizes and weights for the purpose of flight testing. You will use a handheld-remote control and operate the unmanned aircraft visual-line of sight together with a team of flight test engineers, who are constantly monitoring the operation from a ground station. To be optimally prepared for the flight tests, you will complete an extensive training program with latest flight simulator technologies. Shape the future of aerial mobility with us by actively contributing to the success of our flight test programs.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete ERC internal training program with theoretical and practical courses
  • Execute UAV flight tests as remote pilot in command with UAV in open (<25kg) and specific category in a multi-crew environment
  • Attend briefings and de-briefings and provide feedback about the conducted flight tests to engineers
  • Support in the development and improvement of operating procedures

YOUR PROFILE

you should …
  • Bring several years of experience as a drone pilot for multi-copter and fixed-wing drones or model planes
  • Be available from June to November 2024
  • Have positive results in aptitude test performed during application process
  • Bring an EU drone license (A2 or A1-A3)
  • Be based in Ottobrunn or Munich or around any of the two locations 
  • Have very good English skills
  • Moreover, we appreciate if you …

  • Offer an ongoing or completed degree in aerospace engineering or comparable technical course of study or apprenticeship

INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE

  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • Supported canteen service
  • Modern newly renovated office 
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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