AECOM MQ-9 Mission Sensor Operator I (FLEX Pool)/UAS in Las Vegas, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Summary

Are you looking to join a highly-professional, safety-focused, mission-oriented team within a Fortune 200 company? Do you want to support a critical, national-security contract? Are you interested in deploying to OCONUS locations that boast a competitive pay scale and industry-leading benefits package? This is the position for you!

In this position, you will be part of a Flex Pool and will support TDY deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations as required. Between deployments, you will be in unpaid time off, but still eligible for benefits, and in an on-call status.

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating RPA ground and flight operations including mission planning; execution; briefing and debriefing; crew resource management; and compliance with ground and flight safety directives and procedures. Position reports to the Aircrew Manager.

  • Assists the PIC in ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution, briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.

  • Must have the ability to deploy CONUS/OCONUS.

  • Operates the payload of the RPA, on the ground and in flight, in support of customer requirements and successful execution of the mission.

  • Assist the PIC in complying with all governing regulations including service guidance, company procedures and Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

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

  • Review maintenance logs, weather reports and forecasts.

  • Use various manuals such as the Airplane Flight Manuals, Flight Crew Operating Manual, and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current AF Form 8 (or equivalent) as an MQ-9 Sensor Operator

  • Minimum of 1 year of “recent” experience as an MQ-1/9 RPA Sensor Operator

  • Current FAA Second-Class Medical Certificate

  • Current DoD Secret or higher Security Clearance

  • An Associate’s degree, or education al training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency. Equivalent professional or military experience in RPA or aviation may be substituted in lieu of higher education.

  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment; ability to work extended hours in austere conditions

  • Familiar with AFI 11-202 Vols 1, 2, & 3; AFI 11-2MQ-1/9 Vols 1, 2, & 3; ACC Ready Aircrew Program

  • Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications

  • Must meet all overseas/OCONUS travel criteria, to include Pre-deployment medical screening (if req) as a condition of employment

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, and must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship upon hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • RPA operations experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant career field

  • Private Pilot license and Instrument rating.

  • Prior experience with RPA Aircrew training or scheduling

  • Prior experience as a Defense Contractor

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Military Support

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194655BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.