UAV Operations Technician

Berlin
Technical Operations
Full-time
Matternet is looking for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operations Technician to join the team responsible for operating permanent drone networks in Germany. You will manage on-site operations, inspect and maintain the UAV’s, collaborate with the team, and be the daily representative of Matternet to its customers. Occasional travel within Germany may be necessary. UPDATE: Interviews to start in end 2019. Multiple Positions available.

You Will:

    • Operate and become proficient in Matternet technology stack, including UAV’s
    • Perform daily and periodic inspections of equipment
    • Perform mechanical and electrical preventive and corrective maintenance, including soldering and rework of PCBs
    • Work under aerospace standards, keeping the highest quality level
    • Partner directly with customers and Air Traffic Control (ATC)
    • Maintain technical documentation and report to a local manager

You Have:

    • Electronics and battery lead soldering Mechanical assembly skills
    • Experience working in ever-changing environments
    • Troubleshoot in-field issues with remote technical support
    • English B2 or equivalent is required, both written and verbal. Other languages such as German, Italian or French will be positively considered

Great Additions:

    • RC or drone experience
    • Electronic or Aeronautical experience
    • Pilot license or aeronautical certifications

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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