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Drone Technician



Richmond, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Drone Technician

Richmond, TX 77469
From $18 an hour - Full-time, Contract

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  • From $18 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Contract

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  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Richmond, TX 77469

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  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off

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Drone Technician

Hylio currently has an opportunity for a “Drone Technician” to join our team in the Richmond (Houston, Tx) area. We offer a fast paced and exciting work environment, tremendous experience, and competitive compensation. We are a rapidly growing company with many opportunities for career advancement (that do not require a degree).

About Hylio

Hylio develops and manufactures very large drones for agricultural crop spraying (100-300lb lift capacity). We are one of the only companies in the United States developing and manufacturing this type of technology. Check us out at https://www.hyl.io

Job Summary

As a Drone Technician, you will work within our production division to build out our Drone products from scratch to completion. You will work in a dynamic team setting with several other technicians. You will work with a variety of manufacturing tools and methods to construct the complex drone systems. These include, but are not limited to: electronics soldering, machining, 3D printing, plastic molding, and more. You will be expected to closely follow technical schematics and manufacturing manuals during the course of the production process.


  • Closely follow technical schematics, assembly instructions, and guidance from supervisors in order to construct drone systems from scratch to completion
  • Manual machining
  • Manufacturing and assembly of physical structures/components
  • Electronics soldering
  • 3D printing
  • Conducting UAS flights for testing and quality assurance (flight test team members only)


  • Mechanically inclined with experience using small hand tools
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow technical assembly instructions
  • Good attitude, willing to stay on task and learn new skills from your supervisors
  • Computer literacy; use of Microsoft office suite, Google Suite
  • Preferred: previous experience in manufacturing role
  • Preferred: professional, academic, or personal experience in drone technology
  • No higher education required
  • Background check required

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: From $18.00 per hour


  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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