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Flight Operator

Zipline

Cross River, Nigeria
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Posted: 5d

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Overview

Zipline is an American medical product delivery company that is headquartered in South San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

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Description


  • As a member of Zipline’s Flight Operations team in Cross River State, Nigeria, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the delivery of medical products to health facilities is done in a safe and timely manner.
  • This will involve working with a team of flight operators to conduct regular pre-flight inspections, launching, and recovery of the drones (aircraft).
  • You’ll be trained to conduct regular maintenance of the drones and other equipment at our site to support ongoing operations.
  • You will be expected to contribute to the continuous improvement of our daily operations and processes to support the growth of our operations as we scale.

What You'll Do 

  • Launch and Recovery: You will be responsible for the safe assembly of drones in preparation for 150+ flights, perform critical checks, communicate with Zipline controllers in readiness for flight, launch and disassemble drones on return to the Distribution Center.
  • Maintenance of drones and ground equipment: You will be responsible for performing corrective and preventive maintenance: scheduled or unscheduled on Zipline’s Aircraft and Ground Equipment. The maintenance includes but is not limited to Aircraft body maintenance, aircraft wing maintenance, etc.
  • Troubleshooting: You will be required to follow troubleshooting guidelines for the drones and ground equipment and collaborate with locally-based and USA based engineering teams to troubleshoot and optimize issues. 
  • Projects: You may be involved in short-term and long-term projects that involve collaboration across functional teams in efforts to scale drone deliveries to 150+ and improve operational efficiency.

What You'll Bring  

  • National Diploma or HND / Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Aerospace Engineering
  • You enjoy working in the field and are not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Ability to stay focused, humble, and safety-conscious during 12 hour shifts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy work that keeps you on your feet
  • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
  • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery
  • Extremely process & detail-oriented
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria

What Else You Need To Know:

  • Must be willing and able to work night/weekends on shifts
  • Must be willing and able to work for a period not more than 45 hours/week
  • This is a full-time position based in Obudu and will require relocation to Obudu
  • Must be willing to relocate to any of our distribution centers in Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Women are encouraged to apply, as we believe a balanced team is critical for success
  • Must be able to travel to Ghana for at least 3 months for Zipline Academy training program
  • Must have completed NYSC and hold a certificate of completion or exemption


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Requirement

  • Level: Beginer
  • Remote: No
Salary: ₦ 0
Job Type: Full time
Deadline: Apr 14, 2022
Industry: Pharamaceuticals
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