On-Call Field Technician (Contractor) at Airspace
San Leandro, CA, US

On-Call Field Technician (Contractor)

About the Company:

Airspace Systems, Inc. uses artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced robotics to create fully automated, always-on solutions that deliver the three mandatory requirements of airspace security: long-range detection, instant identification, and safe capture and removal of unauthorized or malicious drones. Airspace solutions protect people, property, and intellectual property for businesses, law enforcement, and the military. All Airspace solutions are mobile, modular, and simple to operate. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, Airspace is funded by early investors in Nest, Palantir, and Skype.

At Airspace, we’re creating cutting-edge tech so autonomous flying machines can live and work among us. We leverage AI, machine vision and deep learning to realize the full potential of drones by using neural networks to power autonomy. Our fusing of advanced radar, radio frequency detectors, cameras and airborne sensors into advanced flight systems enable our currently-deployed end-to-end drone security solutions.


Position Description:

We are looking for several enthusiastic, friendly, and rigorous on-call individuals in the West and East Coast to help us with flight operations and installations for Airspace Systems products, often at customer locations throughout the United States. This is a on-call contract position, meaning some months may be busier than others. Responsibilities will primarily center around: 

●       Assisting with installations for Airspace Galaxy™.

●       Moving equipment from point A to point B.

●       Maintenance and care of a mobile command center.

●      Assisting the Team Leader and Sensor Operator with operating the surveillance suite onboard a mobile command center during training events, demonstrations, and deployments.

●     Driving large vehicles, (eg. vans, trucks, and trailers) to deployments and setting up equipment on location.

●     Ensuring all required deployment equipment is accounted for before, during, and after deployments.

●     Collaborating closely with Military, Police, and security personnel.


Good Candidate Criteria:

●      Must be a US Citizen due to strict military clearance requirements.

●      Minimum age 26 and clean driving record (no at-fault accidents/DUIs).

●      Able to carry heavy equipment (less than 50 lbs.) outdoors up to one mile over uneven terrain during inclement weather.

●      Able to travel anywhere within the continental United States on short notice, and be able to respond to requests within 6 hours when we try to contact you (even if it's to say you can't make it).

●      Able to professionally interact with senior police, military, and other officials.

●      Friendly and sociable; able to work in close collaboration with a small team.

●      Highly reliable and trustworthy individual.

●      Willingness to learn and help others.


Nice to have:

●      Prior experience with the US military.

●       Experience driving large vehicles with trailers.

●       Experience operating surveillance cameras.

●      Basic knowledge of radar and radio frequency detectors.

●       Basic knowledge of information technology (IT) and networking.



West Coast - We are looking for individuals based around the Greater Bay Area to help with local installations, as well as in surrounding states.

East Cost - We are looking for individuals based throughout East Coast of the US who can be on-call to assist on an as-needed basis for when our team travels there.


Working Environment:  We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment for all employees free of discrimination and harassment. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative of the people we serve; we do not make employment decisions based off of non-merit characteristics. 

You will be working around a friendly and diverse set of staff. Additionally, much of your time may be spent outdoors or in transit, and you will be traveling to different locations as needed. We will assign you Company equipment and tools as needed and necessary to complete the job. 


Compensation: $30 per hour.


Payment Terms: Net 30 after receipt of invoice. 


This is a great opportunity as a side job, and reliable individuals may receive the opportunity to become a permanent part of the Airspace Team. Thank you for your time and consideration. If you are not interested or available and know of someone that may be, please feel free to pass along this opportunity.