UAV Operations Technician

Salt Lake City, UT
Technical Operations
Full-time
Matternet is looking for a UAV Operations Technician to join the team to build customer pilots and operating permanent drone networks in the USA. You will manage on-site operations, collaborate with the team at our HQ in Menlo Park, CA, and be the daily representative of Matternet to its customers. UPDATE: Interviews to start end of Winter 2019. Multiple Positions available.

You Will:

    • Operate Matternet technology stack
    • Participate in Global Matternet operations
    • Become proficient in Matternet technology stack
    • Support root-cause-analyses of mechanical and electrical failures
    • Perform daily and weekly mechanical and electrical inspections of equipment
    • Complete on-site UAV burn-in and basic autonomous flights
    • Communicate directly with customers and Air Traffic Control
    • Open to various shift hours

You Have:

    • Proficient in reworking of mechanical and electrical systems
    • Proficient in mechanical and electrical quality inspection
    • Experience following Standard Operating Procedures
    • Experience working in ambiguous environments

Great Additions:

    • Experience editing, and implementing written procedures within highly regulated industries (e.g SOP, QIP, QAP, etc)
    • Knowledge and experience piloting multi-rotor UAV’s
    • FAA Part 107 Certification

About Matternet

Matternet is the developer of the world’s leading technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery in urban environments. The company provides its technology platform as a service to healthcare, e-commerce and logistics organizations. In March 2017, Matternet became the first company in the world to be authorized for full operations of drone logistics networks over densely populated areas in Switzerland. Since then, Matternet has executed over 3,000 flights in Zurich, Bern and Lugano. In May 2018, Matternet was selected to carry out drone logistics operations for US hospitals under the FAA's drone integration program. In March 2019, Matternet and UPS announced a partnership to provide drone delivery services to US healthcare systems, starting from WakeMed Health in NC. Matternet is based in Menlo Park, CA and has 50 employees. Matternet's investors include Boeing, Daimler, Swiss Post and Sony. For more information, visit https://mttr.net

Selected Matternet press:

Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/90324754/the-countrys-first-regular-commercial-drone-delivery-is-here
WIRED: https://www.wired.com/story/ups-matternet-drone-delivery-north-carolina/
CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/03/ups-partners-with-drone-startup-matternet-for-medical-sample-delivery.html
MIT technology review: https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/613255/the-first-commercial-drone-delivery-scheme-in-the-us-is-already-flying/
BusinessInsider: https://www.businessinsider.com/ups-first-revenue-generating-drone-delivery-with-matternet-2019-3

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