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Technical Trainer & UAV Pilot


This is an office position with travel 30% of the time. Our company is headquartered in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Job Description:

Inspired Flight Technologies (IFT) is looking for an experienced Technical Trainer & UAV Pilot who will serve as an integral part of the Flight Operations Team. In this role, you will develop expert-level knowledge of IFT’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide customers who purchase IFT UAVs with training and support. This knowledge will develop quickly through hands-on testing, flying, and repairing of UAVs. You will be expected to write technical documentation on all findings and feedback gathered, helping improve both the product and the customer experience. Our customers’ success is our success.

This is an in-office position as well as occasional travel to training and sales demos, often spread across the country. This position reports to the Flight Operations Manager. Your role will help further the resources, bandwidth, and skills available to the Flight Operations Team, and is a great opportunity to excel in an exciting, agile work environment.

Typical responsibilities:
  • Conduct testing of all IFT products and thoroughly document findings
  • Train customers on proper use of IFT UAVs and payloads both in person and virtually
  • Demonstrate UAV capabilities to potential customers
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, emails and technical questions
You’ll excel in this role if you:
  • Have a strong technical background in UAVs
  • Enjoy working and conversing with people
  • Enjoy fixing complex problems, often working with your hands
  • Have patience, and an ability to explain things to all technical levels
  • Enjoy occasional travel to different parts of the country
Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with heavy experience in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or equivalent discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Part 107 License
  • UAV Repair, Training and/or Technical Support: 3 years (Preferred)
Benefits Offered:
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off 
  • World Class Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401k w/ 6% company match
  • Equity Stock Options
  • Quarterly Team Bonus Plan
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Equal Opportunity Employer 

Inspired Flight is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.  

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. 

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