Kite Operator

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Published on:
October 4th, 2018
Last modified on November 8th, 2021 at 12:42
Delft, Melissant (Goeree-Overflakkee)
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Throughout the coming seasons, Kitepower aims to initiate new operational sites inside and outside the Netherlands. The operations team is now looking for new passionate kite operators keen on assisting Kitepower’s flight test engineers and contributing to the development of Kitepower’s commercial AWES. As a kite operator at Kitepower, you will be mostly working on the field execution of flight tests of the Falcon 100kW AWES.


Job Tasks

  • Prepare and perform the flight tests of the Kitepower Falcon 100kW system
  • Assist the engineering team during the flight tests
  • Perform integrity checks on electromechanical equipment
  • Monitor and control the Kitepower system, deployed at our test location
  • Handle and organize the equipment on the flight site / Maintaining the flight test site
  • Maintain Operations hardware (launch equipment, cameras etc.)
  • Supply flight test protocols and documentation to other departments

Job Profile

  • Self-driven and independent
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • Fluent written/spoken English
  • Outdoor enthusiast
  • Quick learner with a proactive attitude and good ability to work independently
  • Good observation skills and ability to give reliable feedback
  • Available to work night shifts
  • Good practical technical understanding
  • Drivers license class B
  • Passion for sustainability and making the world a better place
  • Experience in handling/flying kites

Extra Assets

  • BSc/MSc degree in engineering or other technical branches
  • Experience in handling/flying kites
  • Dutch speaking
  • Drivers license class BE
  • Passion for wind sports

Apply as Kite Operator

Are you a wind enthusiast looking for hands-on adventures on the airfield? We are looking for a kite operator to join our operations team during flight test sessions.

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