sUAS Pilot

Westwood Professional Services
Las Vegas, NV/Remote
Added: January 18, 2024


Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a sUAS Pilot to join our team. Westwood’s growing Geospatial Department provides professional-level products to its clients, leveraging the latest in industry technology. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Represent Westwood in a professional demeanor in all public and client interactions.
  • Safely and efficiently conduct sUAS missions across the US.
  • Ensure all flights comply with FAA regulations, internal policies, and client standards.
  • Establish survey grade project control using Trimble GNSS equipment.
  • Master new sUAS, sensors, and software.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with all clients and associates.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and upkeep of all assigned equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability and desire to train additional staff.
  • Take ownership of the position and contribute to the furthering of the team’s mission.
  • Review/QC flight plans and various collected data sets in the field as needed before leaving the project.

Required Skills

  • Physically mobile in and around field site assignments
  • Ability to carry equipment and supplies in remote, rural or urban surroundings
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and walk long distances

Required Experience

  • 100+ verifiable hours of commercial flight systems experience
  • 3+ years’ experience with professional-level sUAS systems and project support.
  • Advanced photography knowledge
  • Traditional photogrammetric understanding/experience
  • LiDAR and or general remote sensing understanding/experience
  • An Associate’s Degree in Surveying, Engineering Technology, or related area of study
  • ASPRS Certification or other industry-recognized certifications

Compensation Range Minimum

USD $22.00/Hr.

Compensation Range Maximum

USD $30.00/Hr.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, battery storage, EV, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from over 25 offices across the U.S.

In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.