Posted on February 25, 2016 - GC1597

Company: Strategic Group
Position: UAV Technician Opportunity
Location: Nanaimo BC
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Technician to work with our Geomatics Operation to propel us forward into the future direction of UAV applications and services. The right candidate has a high attention to detail, is able to travel for work projects outside of local area for extended periods of time and maintain established operational standards.They will also work across diverse industries & situations.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to pilot and maintain a UAV system
  • Understanding of existing flight regulations
  • Flight planning abilities including use of flight planning software and other planning tools
  • Practical Skill and understanding of GIS and geoprocessing tools
  • Practical skill and knowledge of photographic and remote sensing systems and techniques
  • Ability to develop and maintain data quality standards
  • Responsible, accountable and mature attitude
  • Trouble shooting and critical thinking skills
  • Customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • UAV ground school certification including radio operators certification
  • An Advanced Dipioma in GIS or formalized training in one or more applicable areas of Geographic Information Systems
  • Business development skills

Other Information

We pride ourselves on maintaining a safe,respectful and fun work environment  that promotes values such as teamwork,  professional accountability,and work/life balance. All applicants must be enthusiastic workers and learners who thrive and excel in a team environment. Positive attitude and dedication to workplace safety are critical to your role with our team.

We offer a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits for full-time employees.

Location open for discussion.

Applications will be accepted until March 14, 2016.

Please appy with confidence by forwarding your resume and cover letter by e-mail (as an attachment in PDF or MS Word format with "UAV Technician Application" in the email subject line) to

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  For more information regarding this opportunity, please e-mail above address

Strategic Group
321, 1180 Ironwood Street

Campbell River, BC
V9W 5P7

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