Seeking Expressions of Interest: Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Remote Pilots

About the role:

Unmanned Systems Australia is looking for junior qualified RPA operator to assist in the conduct of ongoing Commercial Delivery Operations using RPA.  Unmanned Systems Australia is partnered with Project Wing, an Alphabet Company (Google inc.) for commercial deliveries using drone. Trials are continuing and are expanding.  The assistance of a number of junior RPA qualified personnel are needed to assist in the expansion of the company and service the need of the ongoing operations.  The position is designed for a person who understands CASA regulations for RPA and someone who is qualified in Small RPA Category. Personnel who are successful in this application will be operating in conjunction with more senior qualified RPA personnel and will be trained on the Project Wing system, including flight operations, ground operation, merchant operations and observation duties.  The position is located in Canberra.  The successful applicant must have their own vehicle.  

This position is designed for someone who is starting in the RPA industry, and who will be open to a variety of challenging and interesting duties.


  • Undertaking Observer duties during Extended Visual Line of Sight Operations.
  • Communicating on the Radio.
  • Ensuring the Remotely Piloted Aircraft and supporting hardware is serviceable for flight operations.
  • Assisting in stores control and site set-up.
  • Undertaking RPAS Pilot in Command activities and responsibilities in accordance with CASA Regulations and Unmanned Systems Australia RPA Operators Certificate (ReOC).
  • Assisting in the loading of aircraft for commercial delivery opertaions.
  • Conducting Merchant based customer focused delivery operations as part of Project Wing.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and previous experience operating RPA in Australia's airspace regulations and procedures suitable for the RPA class.
  • Be in possession of a remote pilot license (RePL) in the small category (multi-copter up to 25Kg).
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and are able to communicate with air traffic effectively.
  • The ability to work accurately and unsupervised, and the ability to prioritise work as required and manage.
  • Good computer skills including G-Suite, Microsoft Office, web-based tools. Web-based programming is an advantage.

Position Availability: The successful applicant is required to be available to commence work no later than 05 October 2017.  The position is full-time.

Working at Unmanned Systems Australia:

Unmanned Systems Australia is a rapidly growing company focused on the provision of drone delivery services, in partnership with Project Wing.

If interested please send your CV to the contact email below.


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 Unmanned Systems Australia is a veteran owned and operated business who believes in equal employment opportunities for all (both manned and unmanned). Unmanned Systems Australia is also a supporter of the Heforshe - A Solidarity movement for gender equality.