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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
Houston, Texas, United States of America
JOB #R2103503

Drone Pilot - Damage Inspectors

ICF seeks Drone Pilot Damage Inspectors to support our growing efforts. These positions are on-call and with travel throughout different states.

This will be an extremely fast-paced project and while the work will be hard, the rewards will be great as we do our part to help rebuild areas affected by natural disasters.   This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and dedicated team that delivers results and helps make BIG things possible. 

These are part-time opportunities available immediately.

You will:

  • Travel to assigned cases to conduct field evaluations for damage caused by various Hurricanes. 

  • Identify, document and video/photograph damages or loss of verifiable damage via Drone operations with an FAA Commercial license.  

  • Complete required forms as directed.  Identify possible mitigation measures and collect documentation.  

  • Coordinate with FEMA field personnel as needed.   Provide additional information upon request.

  • Will report to a Drone Ops Manager and gain some exposure to complex tasks within the job function.  

  • Provide all necessary documentation to cost estimators. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.  

  • Document (photograph/video via drone operation) damage and upload/input into database.

  • Coordinate and participate in case/sector meetings.

  • Follow policies and procedures and maintain communication and focus.

  • Maintain and track caseload and track in management information system.

  • Keep Drone Ops Manager informed on issues, problems & resolutions.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills/experience:

  • 2+ years experience as a drone pilot

  • Valid FAA commercial drone license

  • Must be part 107 certified

  • 2+ years experience with drone software including DroneDeploy and Pix 4D

  • Must have the physical ability to walk distances, carry 10 to 20 pounds, climb steps, work in rough and uneven terrain, work in construction zones, damaged areas with walking hazards

  • Willing to travel across United States as needed

  • Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.

Preferred Skills:    

  • Bachelor Degrees

  • Prior FEMA experience

  • Experience with drone software including ARC GIS or GIS software

  • Engineering or insurance adjuster experience

  • Background or basic understanding of construction which could include home inspection or other building/construction related positions such as code inspector, insurance inspector and residential/commercial building experience

Professional Skills:

  • Superior customer service skill set, ability to listen, facilitate and negotiate problems.

  • Strong organization skills required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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