PrecisionHawk has a project-based 1099 subcontractor opportunity for Oil & Gas UAS data collection.

The field team member will travel to well-pad locations capturing aerial imagery and data for each wellhead and piece of equipment on site as needed. This opportunity includes a five day familiarization prior deployment. Ideally PrecisionHawk is looking for a pilot based near the Carlsbad, NM area, who is willing to travel within and up to a 6-hours radius.


Familiarization Days: Total of 5-days -1-day classroom, 1-day flight preparation, and 3-days in the field.

Availability Expectation: Immediate

Necessary Equipment: Pilot provided 4x4 for use on unpaved roads at remote sites. PrecisionHawk to provide collection equipment of DJI M600Pro with methane detection sensor package, generator, and gas monitor. This equipment is for use on specified PrecisionHawk deployments only.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with heavy lift drones OR Minimum of 100+ plus hours flying DJI drones on commercial projects.

Approved Attire: PPE Gear - Hard hat, safety goggles, safety vest, and steel toed boots.

Data Collection & Upload: Deployment includes same-day data upload and completion of nightly reports with number of wellpads captured, for every day data is collected. This allows the PrecisionHawk team to track progress and know when to expect data flowing in, along with summing up payments.

*Not applicable to familiarization days.

Confidentiality: All client information, site information, imagery and data capture for this Enterprise project is confidential and not to be shared publicly or used for any personal purposes by the hired pilot. NDA to be signed prior to hire.

Drug Testing: For eligibility, pilots will need to successfully pass drug screen prior to project start and then also placed in a pool of pilots for random testing throughout project duration, to meet customer requirements.

Payment (Fixed): $300 per familiarization day, anticipated 5-days total. $35/per wellpad (on an as-needed basis).

Payment will be remitted weekly on Tuesdays through Droners, for the prior week of collect.

*Droners commission will be built in and not deducted from the pilot, as this is enterprise level work. Fixed rates listed are what will be deposited.

Weather Delay Compensation : When PrecisionHawk requests (and it is accepted by pilot) to remain on standby in these circumstances, a fixed $175/per diem will be provided for expenses for the specified days until well pad collection can resume. Compensation will not be provided if PrecisionHawk has not confirmed standby dates.


Confirm 4x4 Availability and All PPE Gear

Confirm Heavy Lift Drone or Commercial Flight Hours Experience

Confirm General Ability to Commute or Live Near - Carlsbad, NM, El Paso, TX, or Odessa, TX

Confirm Agreement to Rates by Placing Bid of $35/Per Unit


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