We’re currently looking for an External Pilot (Remote Control Pilot) to join our team!
Ampyx Power is developing an ‘Airborne Wind Energy’ (AWE) technology and system that can harvest the powerful wind at high altitude using tethered unmanned aircraft. This year we will be testing and fielding our prototype AWE systems.
Want to join us? We’re looking for a highly skilled and experienced External Pilot (Remote Control Pilot) to help us achieve our upcoming milestones. Are you a hotshot RC Pilot? Are you a detail oriented and talented hands-on person who loves to work with aircraft? And, do you want to make your unique contribution to develop a pioneering wind technology for generating sustainable energy? Then we’re looking for you!
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?
As a member of the flight operations team, you will take an important role in flight operations of our AWE systems. As an External Pilot (Remote Control Pilot) you will serve as safety pilot during critical flight testing phase as well as take-off and landing operations if needed.
In particular you will have the following responsibilities:
What do we need from you to complement the team?
As our new External Pilot (Remote Control Pilot), you will have a minimum of 2-year Technical Degree preferably in a technology related field. You work efficiently independently and you will be required to work odd shifts during flight test campaigns. You have effective and professional verbal and written communication skills, and as you will be a member of an international team, proficiency in English language is a must.
A plus but not a must would be:
You may be required to pass a Class-2 flight medical examination.
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 centre 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 Layla@ampyxpower.com. If you have more specific, technical questions, please contact Ryan Vu on the following number: 0031 70 4020168.
As we are looking for an External Pilot with the right skills, we would like to ask you to send us the following documents with your application:
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