working at xtend

SUAS Lab Technician and Field Operator

Fort Walton Beach, Florida · Full-time

About The Position

We are looking for an SUAS lab technician and field operator who is technically and tactically sound in electronics and building drones. The role would include mechanical, electrical lab work, maintenance test flights, QC of aircraft, and lab operation management; with occasional support for demonstration flight support, and new equipment fielding and training to customers. 


  • Technical expertise with electronic components, soldering, mechanical work
  • Experience with lab work, system testing, QC, warehouse management
  •  Holds a drone operator license (FAA Part 107)
  • Experience with project/processes management procedures
  • Onsite system troubleshooting procedures
  • Ability to lead logistical operations and work under stress
  • Experience with building and/or flying drones
  • Ability to travel %30 of the time

Bonus Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Aviation Maintenance management processes
  • Experience with Aviation Systems Safety processes
  • Experience with composite materials, 3D printing, and basic manufacturing processes
  • Prior military experience with avionics and/or electronic maintenance
  • Experience with Linux/Windows for general drone programing

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