13 May 2024

Boeing | Pilot



Insitu Pacific delivers industry-leading uncrewed aerial system (UAS) services to Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Our expertise, operational experience, and knowledge has established Insitu Pacific as a key provider of end-to-end advanced multi-domain ISR solutions.

Since 2009, our people, partnerships, suppliers and local flight testing and training facilities have effectively supported defence, commercial and civil customers. We are committed to maintaining and further developing our local supply chains and supporting Australia’s sovereign capability as a vital component to a strong Australian defence industry sector.

The Opportunity

As the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Pilot you will be responsible for conducting safe operational Pilot planning and execution, and operational maintenance using RPAS and advanced integrated command, control and video tools, for Insitu Pacific customers at domestic and international locations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting pre-flight planning to include weather forecasts and reports, Notice to Airmen (NOTAMs), Special Instructions (SPINs) and airspace requirements, crew requirements, system configuration and status, communication requirements, delivered in a comprehensive mission brief.
  • Coordinating mission specifics with RPAS crew and Air Traffic Control (ATC) and reviewing Airspace Control Plan and Mission Logs.
  • Executing mission and delivering full motion video and payload data.
  • Maintenance of personal qualification currency requirements and proficiency on system, while adhering to Company policy and procedures.
  • Conducting on-site formal/informal technical training.
  • Developing and maintaining a strong customer focus whilst considering existing capability, flight safety, project and contractual limitations.

To be successful in the role you will require the following experience/qualifications

  • Either a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and have passed a CASA Instrument Rating Examination (IREX) or Instrument Rating qualification or BVLOS exam, in order to perform RPAS Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations.
  • Remote Pilot Licence (RePL) and Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC).
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of RPAS to include air vehicle, ground segments (e.g. ground control stations, launch and recovery and mission plans) and ground support equipment.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilise crew resource management, aeronautical decision making and risk management, weight and balance calculations, navigation procedures, airspace, meteorology, air vehicle performance data, communication operations, flight planning, industry regulations, and operator skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and effective adaptation to varying interpersonal styles and norms across cultures.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional and productive customer relationships and address customer expectations.
  • Possession of a valid Australian Manual C Class Drivers License.
  • Ability to deploy and operate in remote national and international (potentially hazardous) locations for up to 1 month at a time. Austere environments may exhibit extreme hot or cold conditions.
  • Personal alignment with Insitu Pacific’s Values, along with a strong aviation safety culture.
  • Required to have the physical and psychological capacity to safely and effectively undertake the inherent requirements of this role without risk of harm to self or others (ongoing health surveillance is required).


  • RPAS Pilot and/or Maintenance qualification on Company’s RPAS Platforms (ScanEagle, ScanEagle 2, Integrator, CT220).
  • Aviation Maintenance qualification (e.g. Aircraft maintenance Engineer or Aeroskills certificate).
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Insitu Pacific, please click Apply Now.

About Boeing

Boeing's presence in Australia is the company’s largest footprint outside the United States, with more than 3,000 employees in 27 locations. Boeing has seven wholly-owned Australian subsidiaries working across a wide range of aerospace, commercial aviation, defence, logistics, training and navigation businesses.


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