17 September 2022

The Walt Disney Company | Pilot


Demand for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS or drone) for use in productions across DMED- supported entities is rapidly growing. As a Drone Pilot I you will be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of drones within production and broadcast environments. You will work on assigned projects and productions.

Position Responsibilities

+ Ensure safe operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) in compliance with company policy and applicable regulations.

+ Maintain records as required for training, flights, and equipment.

+ Serve as remote pilot in command or visual observer as needed.

+ Assist with UAS clearances and approvals as assigned.

+ Assist with research, testing, and implementation of new technologies, workflows, products, and applications.

+ Assist with maintenance, logging, and upkeep on the fleet of company-owned UAS.

+ Train and maintain currency in flight procedures and techniques.

+ Collaborate with Drone Operations team and follow priorities as outlined by Remote Production Operations management.

+ Hours will depend on production needs and will include nights and weekends.


+ Valid FAA Part 107 certification.

+ Valid US driver’s license.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of FAA Part 107 regulations.

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Media Production, Communications, Aviation, or Related Field, or equivalent experience

+ Experience in UAS operations within a production environment.

+ Regular travel will be required to event/production sites.

+ Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Requirements

+ Minimum 3 years experience with live sports production, including specialty camera operation and media editing.

+ Knowledge of Walt Disney Company organization.

**Job ID:** 10021897

**Location:** ,Connecticut

**Job Posting Company:**

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