UAS is Recruiting!

Recruitment Process

1. Submit an Application

Review the positions available below, once you are ready, send a cover letter and your resume to [email protected]. Make sure to include any special skills or qualifications you may have, as well as your motivations for joining. We are accepting applications until midnight on June 30th, 2019 so don’t hesitate!

2. In Person Interview

You’re impressive on paper, now’s your chance to show us the mettle! An in-person interview with one of our senior members will test your abilities and give you a chance to show off some skills.

3. Offer to Join!

You have what it takes! Congratulations! If you have made it onto the team we will reply with an offer. See you in the air!

Current Openings

We are looking for students who are interested in aerospace and are highly:
Passionate: you like what you do, so you do it well.
Dedicated: you are willing to put in the effort and hours for your team.
Mandatory meeting times are Saturday 10am-3pm
Self-starting: you take initiative and do things without being asked
Results-driven: you want to succeed and keep pushing yourself further
Communicative: you work well with others and are respectful to teammates

We are accepting applications from all students of UBC so don’t be scared, we already have team members from Arts and Sciences!

Note that second term recruitment is a time to fill holes in the team, so training will be somewhat limited compared to those who join in September. 

Head over to our Projects page to learn more about each system these positions are attached to.

Hardware Engineering

Payload Systems Engineer

A brand new team focusing on camera mounting and stabilization, designing a ground robot to be released from an aircraft at altitude, and air to ground communications. 

Desirable Skills:

  • Solidworks and structure design
  • Working knowledge of servos and motor control
  • Experienced with prototyping using Arduino and Raspberry Pi
  • Experience with RF communications
  • Willingness to self learn and take control of subprojects

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