THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN ST. MARY’S COUNTY, MARYLAND
The Chief UAS Pilot supports the UMD UAS Test Site Director of Operations in conducting
UAS ground and flight operations in support of university and FAA research requirements. This
support includes mission planning, execution, briefing, debriefing, piloting, resource
management, maintenance, and safety. The UAS Pilot serves as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) of
assigned Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) and may serve as Instructor Pilot providing academic
and in-flight instruction to student UAS operators. The Chief UAS Pilot will have specific skills
in operating Group 3 and larger UAS.
The UAS Pilot also serves as the Aviation Safety Officer (ASO) for all UAS flight operations.
Additionally, the UAS Pilot serves as a subject matter expert (SME) for all UAS airworthiness
reviews, and serves as a client lead in the integration of mission-critical specialized avionics and
To apply please go to ejobs. umd. edu/postings/76007
Location/Region: California, MD (20619)