RUAS – Skilled UAS Remote Pilot Wanted for Leading Commercial Drone Service Provider

Join RUAS, a top-tier Commercial Drone Service and Training Provider in the UK. We stand out in the industry with our comprehensive qualifications, certified by the CAA, and a team of expert pilots and instructors. Our advanced CAA permissions and superior aircraft technology enable us to produce complex and accurate datasets, ensuring excellence in various applications.

With 30 years of UAS and aviation expertise, we are committed to delivering outstanding service to our clients and students. We specialise in multi-rotor and fixed-wing aircraft, backed by cutting-edge software and methodologies for secure data processing.

At RUAS, innovation is key. We constantly embrace new technologies and ideas, setting us apart in the industry. We operate across diverse sectors such as rail, construction, media, surveying, conservation, energy, emergency services, and infrastructure, offering aerial imagery, surveying, and inspection solutions.

The Role:

We’re excited to expand our team with a talented UAS Pilot. This role is crucial for on-site data acquisition and the safe operation of unmanned aerial systems. You will be pivotal in providing our clients with sophisticated products and services.

Your Profile:

  • Experience in various environments, including but, not limited too; UK Rail Networks, Oil & Gas, and Renewable Energy.
  • Proficiency in data acquisition, processing, and presentation.
  • Familiarity with photography, videography, photogrammetry, LiDAR, thermal imagery, and GNSS survey control data.


  • GVC or equivalent certification.
  • Experience with Operational Safety Cases.
  • Medical and Fitness Certificate.
  • Full UK driving license (max 6 points).
  • Capability to work in diverse weather conditions and outdoor environments.
  • Experience in surveying or inspection.
  • Over 100 hours of logged commercial flights.
  • Knowledge of photogrammetry and related software.


  • Developing and implementing RAMS.
  • Managing post-operation tasks, including data transfer.
  • Conducting Drone Operations with various UAS platforms.
  • Operational hour logging and documentation.
  • Reporting to the Operations Manager.

Who You Are:

  • Professional, confident, and a team player.
  • Leadership qualities with public interaction skills.
  • Risk mitigation and decision-making skills in high-pressure situations.
  • Organised with excellent time management.
  • Willingness to travel for extended periods.
  • Proficient in literacy and IT.
  • Passion for drone technology and remote sensing.
  • Interest in photography, videography, and related software.


  • Full-time, permanent position.
  • Salary based on experience.

Embark on a thrilling career with RUAS, where innovation meets expertise.

Apply now to join our dynamic team!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,500.00-£25,000.00 per year


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to Commute:

  • Newport (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Newport: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

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