UAS Operations Assistant

Protect our climate using your UAS operations experience.
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San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Every wildfire starts small. Rain contains wildfires within 10 minutes of ignition using a network of autonomous drones permanently installed throughout high risk regions. We are fire sprinklers for the forest.

Rain is backed by the expertise of wildland fire professionals and the institutional and private capital of Silicon Valley leaders. We are solving our own problem.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) ground and flight test operations
  • Set up and tear down aircraft and ground support equipment
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and software issues
  • Operate ground support equipment, including data acquisition systems, radios, weather stations, and cameras
  • Develop/update flight manuals, checklists and procedures
  • Support test planning, hazard analysis and mitigation, and test reporting
  • Coordinate with the FAA, ATC, and Airport Operations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Familiar with UAS systems
  • Able to assist with execution of ground and flight operations
  • 1+ year of development or technical support experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging technical systems
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy work that keeps you on your feet
  • Able to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
  • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex machinery
  • Extremely process & detail-oriented

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Familiar with rotorcraft
  • Diploma or Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Aerospace Engineering
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

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