World View (http://www.worldview.space/) is a high-energy early stage company based in Tucson, Arizona, working to capitalize on the commercial potential of a new class of maneuverable high-altitude balloons called Stratollites. We're looking for ethical, enthusiastic people to join our Ground Operations team.
The Launch Director leads the launch preparation and launch activities of our high-altitude balloons. The Launch Director reports to the Ground Operations Lead Chief.
- Supervise, mentor, and train junior launch technicians on all launch processes and launch hardware maintenance and usage.
- Perform and supervise regular inspections of all safety and operational equipment.
- Maintain work records, maintenance and repair logs, vehicle inspection forms, daily work logs, checklists and processes, and other documentation.
- Lead launch teams to prepare for and launch free flying high-altitude balloon operations.
- Create launch documents including launch operations timeline, fill calculations, and resource planning.
- Interface with Launch Logistics Lead to ensure remote operations are properly managed.
- Interface with Safety Lead to improve launch processes to ensure safe operations.
- Work with Engineering on launch system designs and launch processes to improve on launch success rate and resource efficiency.