Job no: 494438
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Multiple Locations
The Workforce Development Division at Horry-Georgetown Technical College is seeking applicants for a Drone Instructor. Successful candidates will teach courses to any company or individual who wants to learn more about the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and prepare for commercial drone operations.
This course consists of the following topics: flight program and safety documentation; personalized flight binder; all FAA FAR Part 107 standards needed for remote pilot certification; access to practice exams with hundreds of practice problems; basic hands-on flight; application-based coursework based on industry needs and uses; and drone set up. Drone settings, Risk mitigation, Pre-flight checklist, Hands-on operations, Close quarters flight, Scenario based flights, Flight model , Flight with multiple autonomous flight programs, 2D & 3D mapping, Industry application.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach curricula in accordance with FAA FAR part 107 guidelines
- Assist in drone upkeep
- Exceptional ability in assessing and evaluating students and adapting coaching techniques to obtain the desired results
- Exceptional communication skills in presenting information in group settings, and one-on-one
- Conduct classroom instruction and range (flying) coaching
- Complete course administrative paperwork utilizing both electronic and physical means
- Maintain appropriate course documentation
- Maintain clean facilities
- Ability to stand for lengths of time on hot, wet, or cold pavement and under direct sunlight throughout the day
- Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. and move drones
- Ability to learn procedures, policies, and practices and apply them appropriately in all situations
- Ability to take the necessary and additional drone courses and instructor training, pass written and skills evaluations, and other assessments as required to keep drone certifications
Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.
High School Diploma and current certification by the FAA FAR Part 107 to teach the Drone class. Must have prior experience in teaching a drone class.
Candidate must have the ability to correctly and safely demonstrate the full range of necessary skills as outlined in the course including but not limited to, flight program and safety documentation; personalized flight binder, basic hands-on flight; application-based coursework based on industry needs and uses; and drone set up. Drone settings, Risk mitigation, Pre-flight checklist, Hands-on operations, Close quarters flight, Scenario based flights, Flight model , Flight with multiple autonomous flight programs, 2D & 3D mapping. The course requires physical stamina, motor coordination and alertness. Instructor candidates must be capable of sustained physical exertion for a minimum of four hours each instructional day. Instructor candidates should expect to spend from 4 to 9 hours each day (depending on the number of classes offered) with short breaks provided.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please complete online application via our website attaching unofficial transcripts and resume.
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