UAS Ground Visual Observer

Ft Huachuca, AZ
May 18, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
Full Time
Primary: Observes and reports airspace incursion by manned aircraft when UAS are flying in or around joint use airfields.

1. Makes periodic checks on buildings, grounds,and equipment associated with UAS Flight Operations.

2. Monitors access to airspace and reports intrusion to Mission Commander. Monitors Air Traffic Control frequencies.

3. Participates in training activities.

4. Participates in special projects as required.

5. Maintains Inventory control of all items needed to perform Ground Observer duty. Reports shortfalls/deficiencies and orders replacement equipment through appropriate channels.

6. When not engaged in primary duties, performs authorized secondary duties per the Statement of Work and SOP for Visual Ground Observers.

7. Supports 24 hour flight operations and rotates shifts as necessary to provide support.

8. May support Downed Aircraft Recovery Teams. 

9. Maintains currency in all mandatory training associated with all assigned duties.

Education Requires a High School Diploma or GED.

Qualifications 1-3 years of related security guard or military experience preferred but not required. Aviation/Military Radio communications experience is a plus. Aviation airfield operations experience is a plus.  

Must have and maintain a valid driver license. Must obtain and maintain an FAA Class II flight physical. Must obtain and maintain any Government driver license required to operate assigned vehicle. (Sedan, Truck, HMMWV, Golf Cart and/or ATV). Must obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance. (Customer option to waiver for Background Check). Must be able to work outdoors in all four seasons for extended periods; day or night

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