Applied Insight

  • UAS Flight Operations Specialist

    Job Locations US-ND
    Posted Date 9 months ago(11/20/2018 4:09 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Flight Operations
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.


    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking an Operations Specialist for Grand Forks AFB in North Dakota. 


    The Operations Specialist will provide contract aviation flight support to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. The individual will work in a Flight Operations Center and provide mission support to include flight planning, scheduling, mission monitoring, reporting, mission analysis, site logistical support as well as program coordination, some administrative duties and duties as assigned by the UAS Director. Position also requires performing ground visual observation of airborne unmanned aircraft; coordinating mission requirements daily with Air Force base agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration, other Department of Homeland Security and CBP personnel, contractors and law enforcement authorities in support of UAS operations. Requires ability to deploy to forward operating location for 2-4 weeks in support of National Security Operations such as Hurricane relief or natural disaster events.


    • Requires a CBP BI Clearance. Ability to pass CBP background investigation
    • Bachelor’s degree highly desired, exceptions may be made. Requires high degree of computer literacy, to include proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (specifically: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel) as well as Adobe programs and other software
    • Required four-years minimum aviation experience, US Air Force Experience desired, UAS experience desired but not required
    • Military / FAA pilot’s license preferred but not required
    • Required to obtain and maintain FAA Flying Class II medical certificate
    • Required to work afternoons and evenings, some weekends & overtime, and to travel 2 to 6 weeks a year


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