Flight Assistant (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

Volodrone is seeking a UAS Flight Assistant with sound judgment and strict flight discipline to operate within a small, highly mobile team, delivering customer demonstration flights. Success will require attention to detail, a safety-oriented attitude and flexibility.
Enthusiasm for drone technology combined with the requisite technical skills and a passion for maintaining UAS will be vital for this role. The ideal candidate is innovative and enjoys solving problems.

Main tasks:

  • Drone maintenance and routine service
  • Ensuring that the UAS conforms to its design and is in a safe operational condition for flight
  • Work closely with engineering but will also be an important member of the demonstration flight operations team
  • Flight operations tasks will include but are not limited to; site set up, site risk assessment and assembly and disassembly of the UAS
  • Supporting the team to deliver on their assigned responsibilities will be a core aspect to this role
  • Aid in maintaining situational awareness of the position and state of the UAS whilst airborne
  • Aviation safety experience is strongly preferred. 50% of your time will include travel to and operations at locations within the EU and beyond

Check in your professional skills:

  • Ability to carry / lift up to 20 kgs
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and exemplary organisational skills
  • Good level of English
  • Passport essential

Preferred skills:

  • Has worked in small teams
  • Familiarity with common business applications and tools (e.g. MS Office, SQL)
  • Familiarity with Python or other scripting languages
  • Experience in the aviation industry
  • Mechanical and electrical integration or assembly experience
  • Experience in installation of sub-assemblies and assemblies while working to drawings or CAD files
  • Experience siting and operating portable radios, including antenna masts
  • Familiarity with maintenance guidelines as defined by regulations
  • Experience operating within the commercial UAS industry
  • Understanding of EASAs UAS regulations
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Flight Assistant (m/f/d)

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