We’re currently looking for a Deputy Chief Pilot to join our team!
Our planet’s survival depends on a sustainable energy future. Existing technologies create progress towards this goal, but to accelerate the energy transition we must unlock additional sustainable energy sources. Ampyx Power is developing an Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that can access powerful wind at high altitude using tethered unmanned aircraft
Do you want to use your unique skills to help us in developing pioneering sustainable energy technology? Join us, and be part of our adventure!
Introducing our team and culture
We believe that a diversity of perspectives, ideas, cultures, and common passion to make a difference is needed to develop our pioneering technology.
Today we have a team of over 50 highly skilled professionals with more than 20 nationalities working from The Hague and Melbourne. We will be opening another office in Ireland in the near future. Most of our employees have a university degree and several employees have PhD background.
We have a socially open atmosphere in our company, placing value on trust. We think in terms of solutions rather than problems. We challenge each other and act decisively in our day-to-day work. Everyone's input is valuable and we work with clear deadlines and objectives. This way of working has helped us to make significant steps in our airborne technology development over the past 10 years.
What are you going to do?
Ampyx Power is going to operate it’s AP-3 12 m wingspan RPAS/UAV in Spain and Ireland in 2021 and 2022. You will however start your carrier in The Netherlands, where you will learn to operate the 5.5 m wing span prototype AP-2 and work on system integration and verification. In your role as Deputy Chief RPAS Pilot you are responsible for the safety of the flight operation and will need to acquire a deep understanding of the aircraft systems, both in hardware, software and processes. You will share your duties with the chief pilot and act as his replacement in his absence.
With your knowledge of AP-2 operations you will mature the operational processes to an AP-3 acceptable level and maintain a pilot training program.
In particular you will be working on:
As a Deputy Chief Pilot you prefereably have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in
Aerospace engineering with 5 years of experience in Aircraft
operations. You work efficiently in a team and support your colleagues,
you are able to proactively pick tasks and take ownership, and you are
willing to take part in flight testing campaigns. You like to learn new
skills in case it is required and you contribute to and follow
development processes. You are good at writing technical documentation
and as you will be member of an international team you are proficient in
What do we need from you to complement the team?
Ideally you have:
What do we have to offer?
We offer you an opportunity to contribute to a sustainable energy future. You will be working on a unique innovation using state-of-the-art technologies in an international team of enthusiastic professionals. Together, we will be launching our Airborne Wind Energy technology on the market in the next few years.
You can look forward to:
Where can you find us?
Ampyx Power is located in The Netherlands in the center of The Hague, a ten-minute walk from the Den Haag Hollands Spoor railway station. Our office in The Hague is also easily accessible for candidates from, for example, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Dordrecht and Haarlem. If you have questions about the company or processes, please send an email to email@example.com.
As we are looking for a Deputy Chief Pilot with the right skills, we would like to ask you to send us the following documents with your application:
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