UAV Pilot/LiDAR Trainer with Security Clearance

Fairmont, West Virginia
May 01, 2024
May 18, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Security Clearance required: Able to obtain Secret Do you want to make a difference? Cognosante employees are passionate about improving people's lives. With an innovative mindset and an unwavering commitment to those we serve, we partner with healthcare, civilian and defense agencies to deliver exceptional public services and programs. Our multi-faceted technology and customer experience (CX) solutions achieve program outcomes, solve critical challenges and create meaningful change. Whether we are helping Veterans access healthcare faster, ensuring that members of the military complete their missions safely, or helping people obtain health insurance, our work touches millions of people. Are you ready to make a difference? Come Join Our Team We're driven by our customers ' missions, and measure success by how we improve lives. We believe innovative solutions start with an innovative culture. We believe customer understanding is the key to creating innovative solutions. We know we are stronger together , and we value the diversity of our people. We believe growth should be a core job benefit. What is the position? The UAV (Unmanned aerial systems) Pilot and Trainer participates on a multidisciplinary product development team. The ideal candidate will have military experience and have an interest in both performing sUAS (Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) flights and conducting customer training on operation of the RedTail RTL-450 LiDAR system. They will be expected to travel to customer demonstrations as well as military test events. Expected to travel to onsite training of end users of the system as well as attend marketing events. What will I get to do? Perform test flights on several different sUAS (Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) platforms.
Assist with coordination and planning of test events and demonstrations.
Attend and participate in test events and demonstrations.
Coordinate and perform training of end user on the operation of our LiDAR system.
Provide feedback on the LiDAR system and user interface to the engineering team.
Develop and refine flight procedures, training material, and system documentation. What qualifications do I need? U.S. Citizenship, ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance.
High school diploma.
Able to work onsite at 4D Tech Solutions in Fairmont WV.
Willingness to travel up to 1-2 weeks per month.
Experience operating sUAS.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
This position requires the candidate to possess and maintain a valid FAA Part 107 certification. If a candidate does not have a valid FAA Part 107 certification, they will be required to obtain the certification within the first four weeks of employment. Valid driver's licenses.
What additional characteristics will help me thrive? Military experience. (Strongly Preferred)
Current FAA Part 107 certification and extensive sUAS flight experience.
Bachelor of Science in a relevant/related field (engineering/surveying/etc ).
Excellent and writing and communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience with operating LiDAR systems and processing LiDAR data.
Familiarity with photogrammetry and hyperspectral imaging and processing.
Familiar with surveying/GIS concepts and equipment. What We Offer Our mission is to provide comprehensive and competitive pay, benefits, services, and programs to eligible employees and their dependents that: Ensure optimal health and productivity of our employees
Support employee retention and attraction
Provide work/life balance to ensure our employees succeed inside and outside of the office Compensation $55,281.58 - $92,319.82 The pay range for this job is determined by various factors, including but not necessarily limited to location, responsibilities of the job, and alignment with market data. When determining a salary for this role, the following factors may be taken into consideration - contract-specific affordability, education, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. The estimate displayed represents the salary range for this position and is just one component of Cognosante's total compensation package for employees. It is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee. Cognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position. What We Promise Cognosante employees are inspired by our bold mission to improve lives. To achieve this mission, we put our people first. No matter wherethey're located around the nation, our innovative workplaces enable individuals to apply theirskills and experience to work toward a greater good. We foster a winning culture of solutioncreators built on innovation, collaboration, flexibility, and work-life balance.And we invest in thenext generation of diverse talent to foster an inclusive, progressive, adaptable workplacethat prioritizes advancement for all. As an affirmative action employer, we are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class. Your safety during your job search is important. Recruiting communications will always be sent through one of the following corporate domain emails We will never send communications through any other domain, We will never request payment from you, nor will we send payment to you, prior to your start date. If you have been asked to send or receive any payment, or if you have any doubt about whether you have been contacted by a Cognosante employee, please contact us at