GRW Engineers, Inc.
  • Photogrammetry
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Day
  • Part Time

GRW Aerial Surveys is currently seeking an Aerial Survey Pilot to fly a twin-engine Piper Navajo aircraft.  The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented, self-motivated professional with a positive attitude for getting the job done correctly and efficiently. Travel required.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2nd Class Medical
  • FAA Multi-engine Commercial Pilot License
  • Instrument rated and current
  • IFR Proficiency Check Current
  • VFR Day/Night Current
  • 1,000 hours Total Time
  • 200 hours Multi Engine
  • Valid US Driver's License
  • No accidents or violations
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills to effectively write reports and business correspondence, and present information and respond to questions from managers, clients and the general public.
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to plan project resources, maintain schedules and stay within budget
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Desire, motivation and ability to exceed the firm's and clients' expectations
  • Dedication and willingness to continue professional growth

Additional Experience Preferred:

  • Aerial Image or Lidar acquisition experience
  • Experience in Cessna 206

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct flight operations in compliance with FAA CFR 14 Part 91 regulations, aircraft limitations and company operating procedures.
  • Pilot in command responsible for the safe operation of aircraft.
  • Communicate with management and other flight crew personnel.
  • Ability to travel (up to 3 weeks at a time).
  • Ability to move aircraft in and out of hanger using a motorized tug.
  • Mission planning, weather analysis, coordination of ground support when required.
  • Coordinate flight operations with sensor operator.
  • Coordinate with FAA personnel when necessary.
  • Maintain currency of charts and update avionics databases.
  • Maintain usage records for billing and invoices of fuel, maintenance, etc...
  • Track and schedule all required maintenance with aircraft mechanic. (If out of town, maintenance will be coordinated with our mechanic prior to work beginning).
  • Perform preflight and post flight inspection of the aircraft.
  • Assist in the installation and removal of aerial sensors.

GRW pilots conduct flight operations that are compliant, safe and productive while coordinating with sensor operators, management and other flight crew, maintenance and FAA personnel.

With nearly 40 years of geospatial experience, GRW has completed aerial image acquisition in all 48 contiguous states. We have the resources to complete multiple ongoing aerial projects. Our skilled pilots and sensor operators ensure that projects are delivered according to specifications and in a timely manner. GRW is known for our commitment to precision, delivering data of the highest quality at affordable rates.

Our projects have ranged from international federal contracts, to regional, state, and local clients. From oblique and vertical acquisition, to aerotriangulation and orthoimagery, GRW is able to provide comprehensive aerial mapping services.  We invite you to apply to join our team!

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in order to apply for a currently open position with GRW, please call (859) 223-1080, extension 103 or email us at

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