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Part Time Drone Pilot

KEF Robotics is working on some new and very exciting projects! To keep up with testing and demos, we are in search of a part time drone pilot to help KEF showcase our capabilities. Up to 30% travel may be required.  


On Site

Pittsburgh, PA


Part Time/Contractor

What you're responsible for

  • Interphase with customers to aid in hardware and software integrations

  • Assist in setting and maintaining ground control points on specified locations

  • Assist with flight test planning, flight readiness reviews, flight briefs/debriefs, and post-flight analysis

  • Complete all required documentation as part of pre and post flight 

  • Perform launch and recovery tasks of aircraft which include ground operations and ground observer responsibilities

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices

  • Uploading of all flight operations data sets and any additional files within the same calendar date that the flight was completed

  • Prepare, drive, and maintain cleanliness on our vehicle to various destinations

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company

  • Other duties as assigned or required

What we are looking for

  • Empathetic and collaborative team player 

  • Experience in robotics 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Safety conscious 

  • Part 107 licensed 

  • Experience with flying manually

  • Ability to operate a small bus or van

  • Comfortable with traveling

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with Jira

  • Flying with experimental drone platforms 

  • Clear, concise technical writing skills

KEF Robotics would be a great fit for you if you

  • Are self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Love a team that truly cares about what they do and how they do it

  • Are a tinkerer

  • Are a low-key badass

Why others have joined KEF

  • To be the best in the world at a new emerging technology

  • To be surrounded by the smartest, most passionate people

  • To work in an environment that values work/life balance and mental health

What we offer

  • A kickass office in Pittsburgh, PA with off-street free parking 

  • Competitive pay 

  • Flexible hours 

To apply for this role, fill out the form below.


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