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UAV/Drone Pilot

Boonsboro, MD
September 28, 2018

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Kevin McCarthy

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Boonsboro, Maryland 21713



Obtain a position with a reputable, cutting edge company allowing me to showcase my skills as a professional drone operator.


May 2014 - Present

Skylab Flight Systems, Boonsboro, Maryland - Owner/Primary Pilot

● Develop and manage contacts with manufacturers.

● Provide aerial Photography/Videography services to local customers.

● Test, promote and evaluate products relating to the drone industry.

● Write technical articles for web publication.

● Create product videos for YouTube promoting/demonstrating products. October 2015 - October 2017

Air Age Media - RotorDrone, Boonsboro, Maryland -Contributing Writer

● Seek out new products and develop relationships with manufacturers.

● Develop articles and photograph article subjects.

● Submit all articles and accompanying photos to editor before deadline. September 2012 - September 2013

Maccaferri USA, Williamsport, Maryland - Rockfall Mitigation

● Design custom rockfall mitigation solutions per architectural specs.

● Procured materials required for each project.

● Successfully produced all projects to meet project deadlines.

● Reported directly to Rockfall business unit manager. September 2009 - September 2012

Canam Steel Corporation, Point of Rocks, Maryland. - CNC Programmer

● Solely responsible for bridge part design and programming for Kinetic CNC machine.

● Developed departmental manufacturing release procedures.

● Developed and implemented new CNC employee training procedures.

● Developed and implemented production improvement program with manufacturing employees.

November 2008 - September 2009

DC Casework, LLC, Williamsport, Maryland - Fabrication Manager 2

● Directly supervised production of custom millwork.

● Directly supervised six production employees.

● Coordinated all project fabrication and installations meeting project schedules. November 2005 - November 2008

Blue Mountain Woodworks, Hagerstown, Maryland - Designer/Project Manager

● Design custom millwork per architectural specifications using AutoCAD et al.

● Coordinate all projects with general contractors/owners.

● Directly supervise installation crews, four employees & four sub-contractors.

● Assistant production supervisor, six employees.


August 1990 - June 1994

New Castle Chrysler High School, New Castle, Indiana - General Diploma Focus on math, english and drafting. Obtained AutoCAD certification. As a senior, participated in an AutoCAD project with local manufacturer resulting in publication of multiple projects. August 1993 - November 2002

United States Army National Guard, New Castle, Indiana - Mechanized Infantry - 11B Deployed to Atlanta, Georgia for 1996 Olympic Games. Deployed to Wales, United Kingdom in 1997 for special training exercise. Honorable Discharge as an E4, Specialist.

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