This virtual work experience offers you a taste of what it’s like to be a Drone Pilot at Cardno. You will be working on a geotechnical risk assessment project to upgrade the walking trails at the Murramarang South Coast Walk. Your tasks will include digitally mapping the drone’s route, creating a pre-flight safety checklist accounting for the weather conditions and aerodrome forecast, recording a drone flight simulation, and working with 3D map imagery.
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VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Core skills you will gain:
Gain work experience with internationally renowned Cardno—the environmental and social development giant, dominating markets in more than 100 countries. Experience flight simulations and discover how drone surveying can build a more sustainable environment.
Cardno is a global infrastructure, environmental and social development company operating in more than 100 countries.
Gain real-world work experience anywhere, anytime. Meet industry mentors, discover career pathways, and join a national community.
Complete at your own speed, and gain progressive skills from beginner to advanced.
Touch-base with a community facilitator and receive personalised guidance at every step of the experience.
Boost your communication and project management skills in one go, and get key stakeholders on board with your idea.
Network with industry mentors and receive one-on-one feedback on your projects.
Receive digital proof of your experience and celebrate your accomplishment with future employers.
Get help from our community
Get personalised support and feedback from our team, mentors and fellow students.
Build your network
Make connections, discover career opportunities, and collaborate with humans from across Australia.
Gain practical skills and insights from a community of industry experts.
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