Cummins Inc. First Officer in Columbus, Indiana

First Officer


This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for a First Officer.

Cummins Inc., Global Integrated Services (GIS) – Aviation strives to enhance executive and employee productivity by providing safe, and efficient aviation services in the furtherance of Cummins’ business success.

GIS – Aviation operates three Gulfstream G280's for business travel along with one Embraer ERJ-135 used as a corporate shuttle. Pilots average 400 hours of flight time per year.

The duties and responsibilities of a GIS - Aviation First Officer include:

  • Assisting in the management of the flight and flying the aircraft in accordance and under the direction of the Captain.

  • Performing the flight duties as assigned by the Captain.

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and foreign regulations as well as compliance with policies and procedures as described in the standard operating procedures manual.

  • Review weather conditions at the destination, en route, alternate airports and departure points; assists the Captain in making decisions necessary to start, delay, or cancel flights or deviate from planned route or destination when operation conditions dictate.

  • Reviews prepared or prepares flight plans; reviews and calculates aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board, and performance charts; uses checklists under the Captains supervision.

  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers; provides excellent customer service to passengers.

  • Additional duties may include assisting with flight department documentation, participation on the Safety Committee or Hiring Committee and participation in team or Company initiatives.

Skills Required:

Adaptability - Alters the approach as the situation demands. Works effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups. Accepts and is supportive of change. Fills in as necessary to provide coverage and assure continuity of workflow. Adjusts plans in response to change.

Attention To Details - Pays attention to all the details of what is communicated, either written, orally, or presented. Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved. Provides accurate, consistent information on all documents. Provides information in a useable form and on a timely basis to others who need to act on it.

Communication - Effectively expresses messages and ideas in a clear, organized and relevant manner for a variety of audiences. Develops organized, complete, and convincing communications. Conveys thoughts and ideas regarding a topic concisely and clearly. Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organization. Communicates information at a level appropriate for the intended audience.

Decision Making - Ability to select a logical choice from the available options. Weigh the positives and negatives of each option, and consider all the alternatives. Forecast the outcome of each option as well, and based on all these items, determine which option is the best for that particular situation.

Required Education, Licenses and Documentation

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Valid U.S. Passport

  • Valid first class medical certificate

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid FAA Commercial Pilot License with an instrument rating or Airline

  • Transport Pilot Certificate

Minimum Required Experience:

  • 1,000 hours total flight time

  • Successful completion of a FAA instrument proficiency check within the previous 12 months

  • 50 hours of multi engine, turbine time in the past six months

Preferred Experience

  • 500 hours Pilot in Command (PIC) turbine time

  • Intermediate level of relative work experience in a corporate aviation setting

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience . Additional benefits include a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Aircraft Maint/Bus Pilot

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 18, 2017, 2:37:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1700027D