AECOM Surveyor/ UAV (Drone) Pilot in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Surveyor/ UAV (Drone) Pilot

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire


Job Summary

Our expanding Asset Management Group is seeking UAV (Drone) pilot candidates who are able to support ongoing growth.

AECOM have been delivering projects with drones for over 25 years. The team specialise in novel data capture and measurement using existing and emerging technologies. We turn data into knowledge through analytics and a range of digital solutions and deliverables. We use drones in a broad range of applications from public consultation, filming and media to monitoring landform development such as landslips/slides and coastal erosion, construction progress, and from detailed topographical and condition assessment surveys to reconnaissance surveys in remote, restrictive and challenging locations. Once data is captured with drone technology, we integrate data into visual and digital workflows using our VR and AR teams and Enterprise Licences with Bentley, AutoDesk and Esri to produce models, designs and media.

The role will require supporting the UAV (Drone) Manager in technical and operational roles in an expanding team.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Proactively promoting and maintaining a safe working environment for all staff

  • Assisting with planning and preparation of site work

  • Adhere to the Operations Manual

  • Liaise directly with clients (internal and external) to manage project delivery

  • Prepare task planning packs and method statements

  • Undertaking site based duties, including conventional geomatics and piloting tasks

  • Fly the full range of RPAS platforms in accordance with legislative requirements

  • Maintain RPAS currency and competency as directed by the UAV (Drone) Manager

  • Production of timely well written technical reports and other deliverables

  • Ensure RPAS maintenance and servicing schedules are performed

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable competence and experience of piloting drones

  • Demonstrable competence and experience of performing topographical surveys

  • Full British driving licence

  • Knowledge and experience using traditional Geomatics techniques e.g. total stations, GPS, digital level

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience in processing drone captured and geomatics (spatial) data, including e.g. Bentley, Autodesk, ESRI. This may include:

o Reality Modelling e.g. Context Capture, PIX4D

o 2D AutoCAD

o MicroStation

o ProjectWise

o Visualisation and analysis of data

o Microsoft Office

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183086BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.