Careers With ASI


Available Opportunities

Aerial Services, Inc. is a veteran-owned small business corporation delivering quality geospatial solutions with speed, accuracy, and innovation since 1967. ASI offers a full line of geospatial services. All phases of a project are produced in-house from the acquisition of the photography and LiDAR data, ground control and survey, to the delivery of the digital 3D mapping data, orthophotography, terrain models, LiDAR classification, and/or GIS solution. The breadth of services compliments the corporate culture and reputation for producing geospatial services known for quality, accuracy, and timeliness.

Aerial Services is currently seeking an attentive, detail-oriented Pilot/Operator to join our team. The primary responsibility is to acquire conventional photography, digital imagery, LiDAR, GPS and IMU data while aboard an aircraft. The chosen candidate will have the chance to work for one of the top geospatial companies in the United States. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to train on the job in a variety of skill-set areas, including GPS surveying, airborne trajectory processing and remote sensing.

Frequent travel and willingness/ability to work on-board single and twin-engine aircraft is necessary. This is an entry level position with room to grow with-in the Aerial Services organization. As a Pilot/Operator with Aerial Services, you will pilot the aircraft and operate sensor equipment during flight missions.

Communication and interpersonal skills will make you effective in your role as you work with the team to determine the schedule and mission plans. This position does not require experience working with airborne surveying systems including cameras and LiDAR sensors.

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Ability to fly in a single engine piston aircraft following predefined flight lines.
  • Operate airborne LiDAR, and digital camera and equipment during flight. Monitor navigation equipment during the flight to ensure proper tracking and altitude.
  • Download and deliver sensor data after flight.
  • Prepare & maintain flight log, daily reports, expenses, and other paperwork after each flight mission.
  • Assist in the removal, repair, and installation of airborne sensor equipment. Assist in creating detailed flight survey plans.
  • Coordinate with FAA facilities to arrange airspace clearance. Ability to travel up to 90% of the time (domestic).
  • Schedule includes weekends, holidays and seasonal deployments that may last up to 6 weeks during peak seasons.

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate, Instrument-Rated High performance Endorsement
  • Current Second Class Medical
  • High School diploma required; college degree preferred Team-oriented, safety conscious, and driven
  • Willing to fly single pilot operations Strong computer/technical skills Willing to live in Waterloo, Iowa


  • 500 Hours total time
  • C206, C210 and PA-31 experience a plus
  • Experience flying in adverse weather conditions and mountainous terrain Complex Endorsement

Interested candidates should send their resume with a cover letter to  NO CALLS, PLEASE.

Aerial Services is a 14CFR part 91 operator. Please submit all PRIA or Pilot record requests to