Drone Pilots

Nordic Unmanned is seeking drone pilots to add to our unmanned team!
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Nordic Unmanned are currently recruiting drone pilots to cover for an upcoming project. Due to a tight schedule, we are looking for individuals who can be available on short notice, and report to our headquarters in Sandnes. Preferably with minimum 1 year of commercial drone experience, from lightweight drones, such as DJI and Matrice or similar.


The pilot is charged by the operator with duties essential to the operation of a remotely piloted aircraft and who manipulates the flight controls, as appropriate, during flight time. In our company, the pilot will be trained as pilot, and as a payload operator. 

The remote pilot is responsible for all aspects of running and leading an RPAS operation including planning, execution and all relevant preparation and after-work in general. 

The role and responsibilities of the pilot are: 

  • Overall responsibilities for each operation, planning, execution, reporting, and evaluation in accordance with the Operations Manual 
  • Maintain compliance on relevant and dedicated RPAS systems and aviation standards in accordance with the competence matrix
  • Ensure that own and other crew members’ education and qualifications are valid 
  • Secure compliance to Nordic Unmanned AS’ operational procedures 
  • Perform relevant Safety and Risk assessments 
  • Monitor equipment maintenance, system inventory, and database 
  • Stay updated on technical specifications and updates in the industry in general 
  • Contribute in best practice reporting related to the operation and technical issues 

Nice to have:

It is nice to have the following:

  • Having had or have valid EASA helicopter or fix-wing license, minimum PPL.
  • Norwegian drone certificate or other European drone certificates.
  • A minimum of existing drone experience; preferably 1 year.
  • Aviation medical class 2
  • Relevant experience,


Personal characteristics:

You must be:

  • Flexible in both mindset and availability
  • Adaptable to the roster which can vary depending on the contract
  • Willing to work in the field as well as in the office when required
  • Willing to be open to new opportunities and able to travel when the job requires it
  • Preferably living close to head office in Sandnes, Norway or are willing to move here


We offer:

We have a team focus and expect you to be a team player as well. We also offer relevant courses and a competitive salary, as well as regular team-building activities.


Please send us your CV, application letter and relevant documentation as soon as possible. 

For more details regarding the vacancies, please contact Thomas Elliott, Training Manager on tel@nordicunmanned.com

If we are to succeed with our ambitious growth objectives, we need the widest possible selection in our company with regard to age, competence, background, and gender. We, therefore, encourage especially women to apply.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

We usually respond within two weeks

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



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Why work with us?


Be a part of a forward-leaning company in an industry which is growing in rapid fashion. We are a leading provider within unmanned systems and services in Europe, and we are always looking for the best talents to take our company to new heights.



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