Remote Pilot Operator (RPO)

Hebron - Kentucky (KY), 41048

Adacel Technical Services, Inc.

Estimated salary $9 an hour

Job Description:

Location: Hebron, KY
Job Status: Casual
Date Posted: 06/12/2020

Adacel Technical Services, Inc. (ATS) provides a complete set of on-site training services for aerospace and defense markets. Services include instructional delivery, simulation operation and maintenance, Instructional System Design, and training support.

The Remote Pilot Operator (RPO) operates a combination of Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)/keyboard/Voice Communication System (VCS) to simulate the actions; communication of pilots and remote ATC facilities during medium and high-fidelity training exercises.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receive voice commands from students.
  • Input the proper entries into the automated system to simulate pilot actions.
  • Translate displayed information into appropriate ATC terminology.
  • Respond to students via the VCS utilizing proper phraseology.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year of experience in a comparable position.
  • Ability to type 40 wpm with 90% accuracy.
  • Ability to read and interpret materials such as diagrams and manuals.
  • Ability to speak clearly and be understood.
  • Ability to complete the knowledge and skills tests for each area/sector to be supported.
o Each knowledge test will be graded and must be passed with a score of at least 70%.
o Upon successful completion of the knowledge tests, the RPO will begin
training for the skills tests.
o The RPO shall observe a previously certified RPO, an FAA employee, or Contractor Instructor performing RPO duties on a minimum of 5 simulation scenarios.
o The RPO will receive on-the-job training on at least 5 but no more than 20 simulation scenarios on each control position to be supported, after which an FAA Representative will observe their performance and determine if certification will be granted.
o The RPO must achieve simulation laboratory certification within 120 days of reporting for duty at the facility.
  • Must be able to pass a Government background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good team building skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with current technology tools including tablets, notebooks, applications, etc.

Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Adacel Technical Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and protected veteran status.

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