General Atomics and Affiliated Companies UAV Pilot - UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-Deployable in Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Job ID#: 17723BR

Company: General Atomics Systems Integration

Title: UAV Pilot - UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-Deployable

Job Category: Pilots

City: Fort Campbell

State: Kentucky

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Yes

Job Summary:

General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-deployable Pilot at Ft. Campbell in Kentucky. Under general supervision, the UGCS/OSGCS Qualified/Non-deployable Pilot will be responsible for coordinating ground flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground flight safety.


  • Acts as a Standardization Evaluator/Instructor Pilot for General Atomics contractor pilot training program. Responsible for training and qualifying all contractor pilots hired to support the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System including initial qualification, transition, upgrade training, standardization, and no notice evaluations.

  • Coordinates and actively participates in ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.

  • May be called upon to remotely pilot vehicles to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability during flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.

  • Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.

  • May assist in developing and verifying procedures for use with new aircraft features and participates in the development of operational and safety procedures and training syllabus coursework.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Perform additional functions/other duties as assigned or required.

  • Familiarity with Army forms, records and publications as well as Contractor Flight and Ground Operations procedures and records (DCMA 8210).

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and two or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts.

  • Required attributes: (1) At least two (200) hundred hours in a UGCS/OSGCS of which fifty (50) hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification; (2) Graduate of DA or DES IO Course; (3) Ability to obtain DOD SECRET security clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s); (4) excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; (5) detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications; (6) Ability to maintain a FAA Class II flight physical.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.

  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.