LiDAR Flight Services Pilot

Raleigh, NC

  • Career Level

    Mid-Senior Career

  • Department


  • Employment Type



Do you like drones? Do you want to be a pioneer and join the front lines of using drone technology to enable smarter decisions in business?

Fantastic – we do, too! PrecisionHawk, Inc. is dedicated to changing the way businesses view their assets and manage resources. To extract the true commercial value of drones, we must continue to advance a multifaceted technology that includes advanced robotics, robust software, and rich data.


What You’ll Do

As a LiDAR Flight Servicing pilot, you will be part of a team that collects LiDAR data using UAS for PrecisionHawk’s most valuable clients. Specific responsibilities include: Planning and coordinating missions, conducting UAS flights, QA/QCing data, data management and data processing.

  • Plan and coordinate project-specific UAS flights
  • Conduct UAS flights and manage collected data
  • UAS testing and maintenance
  • Sensor testing and maintenance
  • Maintain records for data collection, testing and development
  • Contribute to the updating and refining of the end-to-end flight servicing processes
  • Continue to improve field processes based on in-field experience and provide customer feedback


  • At least 5 years of experience flying UAS
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Part 107 certified and legally able to fly UAS for commercial purposes per FAA regulations
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to travel extensively and work a flexible schedule
  • Experience with Riegl, Geodetics or other UAS LiDAR sensors preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation, Electronics Engineering, Geomatics, Remote sensing or related field
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with other remote sensing and advanced remote sensing technologies greatly preferred
  • Private pilot or greater certificate preferred but not required
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

What We'll Do

Provide Flexibility

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Three months paid parental leave for primary caregivers, two weeks for secondary caregivers
  • PETernity leave for when a new, furry friend joins your family

Support Health & Wellness

  • Healthcare, Vision, & Dental Insurance
  • Optional HSA and FSA
  • Local Gym Membership Discounts
  • Free Fresh Fruit and Vegetables available daily 

Encourage Financial Wellness

  • 401(k)
  • Options
  • Competitive Salary

At PrecisionHawk, we support, celebrate and collectively thrive as a result of diversity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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