Intern Fixed-Wing UAS Pilot
Company: Millennium Engineering and Integration
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The candidate shall hold a BS Degree in Aerospace Engineering
from an accredited university or college, and have experience in
flying fixed-wing UAS with 8-10 ft wingspans. This position is for
intermittent part-time and occasional weekend work piloting a
9-foot-wingspan UAS at Prince George's Radio Control Club (PGRC),
wherein the piloting mission schedule varies according to weather
conditions. A vigorous work schedule is anticipated between
November 24 and December 3, 2020, followed by no work for the
remainder of December, and intermittent work thereafter.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Practice flying all 3 Swallow UAS (SUAS) to achieve operational
proficiency in Manual and Autonomous modes of operation, including
SUAS-1 (AIFMS and Pixhawk-equipped plus manual mode), and SUAS-2
and 3 (Pixhawk with manual and automated waypoint following)2.
Support AIFMS Project Lead in planning collision avoidance and UAS
fault-response missions, and travel to PGRC flight test facility to
support scheduled flight tests.3. Operate ADSB-equipped quadrotor
drone during collision avoidance tests.4. Operate SUAS-1 or SUAS-2
during Swallow-based collision-avoidance tests, formation flights
and UAS fault-response missions, including entry and exit of
autonomous flight modes and triggering of SUAS-1 inflight
- Able to safely fly moderate-size fixed-wing UAS (9-ft wingspan,
15 Kg takeoff mass)2. Plan & implement UAS missions using
QgroundControl software running on a laptop computer ground
Standing while operating joystick handset for UAS flight and
mission mode control
Millennium offers a comprehensive benefits package. Millennium
is An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Millennium
does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law
including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability,
age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled
veteran's status in recruitment, employment, promotion,
compensation, benefits, or training. It is also Millennium's policy
to maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the
basis of sexual orientation.
Millennium participates in the E-Verify program.
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