Drone Operator – France

RigiTech is an exciting high-tech startup developing a fully-integrated, inter-city drone delivery solution. It enables universal access to goods for communities and businesses through efficient drone-based deliveries. Started in September 2018, we are a dynamic young team of entrepreneurs dedicated to creating technology for the service of humanity.

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Occupation: Full-time, 100% on 6 months consulting contract
  • Location: Bourgoin Jallieu / Tignieu Jameyzieu

Description and objectives

We are currently flying our first long-distance drone delivery route in France and as its drone operator, your role will be:

  • Setup and daily operation of delivery routes.
  • Organise and operate the daily delivery BVLOS operations, 
  • Ensure safety and quality is being measured, met and improved throughout daily operations,
  • Assess weather conditions and coordinate with airspace actors,
  • Follow and document checklists and standard (and contingency/emergency) operating procedures,
  • Inspect and maintain the UAS,
  • Charge and prepare batteries for the operations,
  • Help set up required infrastructure for the delivery routes,
  • Implement and revise operational procedures with a focus on safety,
  • Follow up on approval process, for other possible routes in the area.
  • Participate in the testing and improvement of the operational tools used by the company.

Requirement skills


  • Accredited drone pilot for Specific category of operations from one EASA country.
  • Possession of a manned aviation licence is a plus. 
  • AFIS experience is a plus.
  • Minimum Baccalaureate (BAC) or equivalent 


  • Communicating in French and in English is a must.
  • Highly organised, independent, and detail-oriented,
  • Drone piloting experience is a plus,
  • Good technical skills, drone hardware knowledge is a plus,
  • Valid driver’s licence,
  • Proactive, happy to take initiative and come up with their own ideas,
  • Flexible to ever-changing demands of the startup environment,
  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced environment,
  • Comfortable working outside.


Send us your CV and Motivation letter to: hr@rigi.tech

To apply for this job email your details to hr@rigi.tech

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