14 September 2023

Yahama Motor Corporation, USA | Pilot

Napa, CA, United States

Unmanned Pilot - Field Tech
Napa, CA

Job Description

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for an Unmanned Pilot - Field Tech to join our UMS Spraying Operations team in Napa, CA. The role of an operator of unmanned systems will primarily involve piloting Yamaha’s unmanned helicopters for agricultural spray applications.

What you'll be doing:

  • Pilot Yamaha unmanned helicopters and multi-rotor drones
  • Perform agricultural spray services operating Yamaha unmanned systems equipment, and supporting activities including mission planning, spray and cleanup
  • Learn and perform maintenance on unmanned systems and spray services equipment
  • Submit regulatory reporting associated with Yamaha’s spray services
  • Conduct site evaluations to determine if sites are an appropriate fit to utilize Yamaha’s spray services and conduct mission planning (including developing maps and flight plans)
  • Promote Yamaha’s Spray Services at local trade shows and events
  • Communicate with customers on scheduling and spray applications
  • Work on research and adhoc projects as assigned by the Ag Business Development Manager
  • Decision Making:
  • Employee will be directed as to the tasks to be completed by the Unmanned Spray Supervisor. Employee will primarily act as pilot in command of flight operations while in the field.

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation or related field (or comparable work experience)
  • Part 107 Remote Pilot License (or higher level Pilot’s license) Required
  • Current FAA 2nd Class Medical Certificate
  • Experience operating remotely-controlled aircraft systems Required
  • Agricultural field experience preferred
  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • 10% travel required.

Pay Range:

  • 54,910 - 96,640

Yamaha intends to offer the selected candidate base pay dependent on job-related experience. Base pay is part of Yamaha’s Total Reward program, our Talent Acquisition Team will share more details as candidates progress.

Reports to: Department Manager

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, veteran or disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees


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