UAV Test Pilot

€24,000 - €27,000 yearly
  • Manna Drone Delivery
  • Bellair, County Offaly, Ireland
  • 20/09/2022
Full time, Part time Engineering Entry Level Information Technology Other Science

Job Description

Manna is looking for a Test Pilot to join our Operations & Testing team based in Ireland. As a Test Pilot, you will report to the Flight Test Program Manager and will be involved in supporting Manna’s Durability & Reliability program. Your primary focus will be to get the aircraft flying safely and thus rapidly growing flight numbers in a safe and responsible manner. You will be directly involved in both flying and supporting the flights of other pilots.

The ideal candidate already has already completed their EU Specific Category course and examination but either way you’ll be trained up to that level. The right candidate will also need to be mechanically/technically mind with the ability to work and solve problems without supervision.

What you’ll do:

  • Fly and monitor aircraft in our D&R facility, and potentially progress onto commercial Operations.
  • Stick rigorously to inspection schedules detailed in the Operations Manual.
  • Work closely with Engineers and report any maintenance or repair required to the
  • Be actively involved in the testing and improvement of new and experimental aircraft, as well as developing the necessary processes and procedures.
  • Ad-hoc & hands-on test execution to support our fast-paced development

 Minimum Criteria:

  • The desire to work in a fast-paced Startup and to grow with the company.
  • Flexibility to travel to other Operations or Testing sites if the need arises.
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as
  • Be adaptive and agile enough to make sound tactical decisions to avoid or mitigate unsafe