NOW HIRING Drone Pilot (Multiple Locations)
We are accepting applications from experienced drone pilot who are interested in joining our Calgary AB, Concord ON, or St. John’s NL flight crews.

Drone Pilot (Various Locations)

Job Title: Drone Pilot Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent Open Positions: TBD Location: Calgary AB, Toronto ON, or St. John’s NL Compensation: Salary range of $45,000-$55,000, based on experience. Includes comprehensive benefits package and paid time off. Application Deadline: N/A

Company Description

Altomaxx Technologies is a leading-edge drone-service provider, offering inspection services, integrated solutions, and capacity building within a diverse range of industries. Through policy development and leadership, Altomaxx shapes the drone industry, setting a high standard for safety and operational procedures. Altomaxx is a rapidly growing company, thanks to its team of world-class technical experts, strategic partnerships, dedication to continuous improvement, and unwavering commitment to its clients. Headquartered in Canada, Altomaxx serves an international client base and deploys drone technologies in projects around the globe.

About the Position

Description Altomaxx Technologies is always looking to expand its field operations team. We are accepting applications from experienced drone pilot who are interested in joining our Calgary AB, Concord ON, or St. John’s NL flight crews. Applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, thrive in diverse environments, and passionate about drone technology. While the ideal candidate(s) would have professional drone piloting experience and a valid Transport Canada RPAS Advanced Operations Pilot Certificate, Altomaxx may be willing to provide training to the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct drone operations in the field
  • Perform the duties of a pilot, crew member, visual observer, or payload operator
  • Operate a variety of drone models and sensor payloads
  • Acquire field data using established techniques and methods
  • Assist with data collection, review, analysis, and delivery
  • Deliver high-quality results that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Plan and execute drone flights in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform pre-flight, mid-flight, and post-flight checks and procedures
  • Maintain, monitor, and document the condition of the drone fleet, field equipment, company vehicles, and other assets
  • Abide by all Government of Canada aviation regulations pertaining to drone operations
  • Follow drone operational procedures and best practices as outlined in the Altomaxx Operations Manual
  • Adhere to all safety requirements of clients, OH&S legislation, and the Altomaxx Safety Program
  • Participate in required safety procedures such as Hazard Assessments, Inspections, Incident Reports, Investigations, and Toolbox Talks, and comply with all resulting safety activities
  • Maintain required personal safety certifications and complete training to enhance skills and knowledge


Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Professional drone piloting experience
  • Valid Transport Canada RPAS Advanced Operations Pilot Certificate
  • Familiarity with operating enterprise-level drones
  • Experience planning and executing automated drone flights
  • Knowledge of Part IX of the Canadian Aviation Regulations
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety standards
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Desire to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technology

Beneficial Assets:

  • Transport Canada RPAS Pilot Flight Reviewer Rating
  • Valid safety certifications (First Aid, H2S Alive, BST, Confined Space Entry, Fall Arrest, CAPP Medical, HUEBA in HUET, etc.)
  • Experience in geomatics, surveying, visual inspections, or utility locating
  • Familiarity with drone flight planning software (DJI Pilot, Pix4d Capture, UgCS, etc.)
  • Experience constructing 3D models, point clouds, orthomosiac maps, and DSMs using Photogrammetry and/or LiDAR data (Pix4d Mapper, DJI Terra, etc.)

Conditions for Employment:

The following requirements must be complied with prior to employment and maintained while working for Altomaxx. Please do not apply if you do not meet ALL of the Conditions of Employment.
  • Willing and available to travel (possibly to remote locations)
  • Willing to work in the field and perform drone piloting duties
  • Able to earn an RPAS Advanced Operations Pilot Certificate
  • Able to pass routine drug screening tests
  • Have a valid driver’s license

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their resume and cover letter through the Altomaxx website at Applications are also being accepted via email to Make sure to include “Job Application – Drone Pilot” in the email subject line. Please also indicate which Altomaxx office location (Calgary AB, Concord ON, or St. John’s NL) you are interested in working from in the body of your e-mail or in the message section of the application form. Please note, only applicants who are receiving consideration will be contacted.

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