Visual Observer (Unmanned Aircraft) Job at Logistics Management Institute – 3.9 in Grand Forks, ND
LMI seeks a Visual Observer to support a federal program management office in Grand Forks, ND.
LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. Founded in 1961 as a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our Specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.
We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.
The visual observer was instituted to meet requirements for situational awareness during unmanned aircraft (UA) launch and recovery operations, pursuant to FAA-issued Certificates of Authorization (COA)
A deployed visual observer is required for all takeoffs and full-stop landings, as well as for all planned practice approaches, touch-and-go landings, and stop-and-go landings conducted as part of any CBP UAS training syllabus
The visual observer must have visual situational awareness of airfield and flight pattern conditions and be able to communicate those conditions via direct communication with the UA pilot
Provide collision avoidance information to the pilot of the CBP Predator-B UA
This position requires an FAA Class 2 Medical Certification
High School Diploma required
An FAA Class 2 Medical Certification is required for this position
Individual must submit to a CBP BI; a favorably adjudicated BI will be required to maintain this position
Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance use, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.
LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
About the Company
Company: Logistics Management Institute – 3.9
Company Location: Grand Forks, ND