Chief Develpment Technician

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Date: 18 Jul 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

About ADASI :


ADASI is the regional leader in autonomous systems and services, dedicated to offering holistic solutions – from the development and production of unmanned systems to joint mission analysis and careful equipment acquisition. ADASI manufactures, operates and maintains next-generation autonomous solutions for air, land and sea – capable of performing in a diverse range of demanding environments. Leveraging advanced technologies to comply with the tactical demands of the future, ADASI aims to be a world leader in building the next generation of autonomous capabilities. 


Key Responsibilities :

  • Lead the integration of UAS components, subsystems, and payloads, coordinating activities with design engineers, software developers, and manufacturing teams to ensure seamless integration and functionality.
  • Plan and execute comprehensive testing and validation procedures for integrated UAS systems, including functional testing, performance testing, and flight testing, to verify system functionality and compliance with specifications.
  • Identify and resolve technical issues, anomalies, and performance discrepancies encountered during integration and testing activities, employing troubleshooting techniques and root cause analysis to implement effective solutions.
  • Prepare detailed documentation, reports, and technical specifications on integration and testing activities, documenting test results, observations, and recommendations for further analysis and improvement.
  • Perform inventory actions, UAS equipment labelling, packaging, preservation, handling and stores actions according to standard facility policies and procedures
  • Perform UAS maintenance activities in order to ensure that all UAS scheduled and on-demand maintenance activities are performed on schedule
  • Implement all OEM special technical manual and instructions correctly
  • Take part in any internal and external quality assurance audits that might take place in UAS facility context

Education & Experience:

  • Associate degree or technical certification in Aerospace Technology, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in integration and testing roles, with demonstrated expertise in UAS or aerospace systems integration.
  • Proficiency in UAS systems, components, and subsystems, including avionics, propulsion, payloads, and communication systems.
  • Strong hands-on experience with integration tools, equipment, and testing methodologies, such as bench testing, ground testing, and flight testing.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and protocols for UAS operations, including FAA regulations and airspace restrictions.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment


Job Segment: Testing, Quality Assurance, Technician, Technology

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