Cummins Inc. Aviation Trades Associate - Hourly (2nd Shift) Columbus, Indiana in Columbus, Indiana

Aviation Trades Associate - Hourly (2nd Shift) Columbus, Indiana


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Performs maintenance activities on Cummins Inc. aircraft to assure they are airworthy with minimum out-of-commission time.

Performs immediate repairs to each type of aircraft, engines, and equipment if aircraft airworthiness is affected; travels to other stations to repair company

aircraft or engines; travels to major overhaul repair centers to provide job direction and assist or monitor repairs/modifications during major or special

inspections; services aircraft with proper fuel, oil, hydraulic fluid and other approved fluids; services nitrogen and oxygen compressed gas systems.

Performs minor repairs to aircraft, engines, and equipment when noted by pilots or found during routine inspections; completes aircraft post-flight inspections

upon aircrafts return to home base; tows aircraft, performs cleaning operations; performs ground power checks or engines to assure airworthiness.

Maintains proper records of all maintenance activities; maintains administrative records on Computerized Aircraft Maintenance Program (CAMP), CMP and

FlightDocs (computer tracking programs).

Purchases parts, supplies, fuel, and equipment cost effectively; performs stockroom administrative duties relating to shipping and receiving functions.

Maintains fuel storage facility and related equipment and assures quality control of bulk fuel delivery; maintains hanger facility.

Keeps Aircraft Maintenance Manager informed of potential problems areas such as personnel, aircraft, facility, fuel storage, and equipment.

Facilitates prompt aircraft arrival and departure by assisting flight crew with passenger baggage and restocking aircraft; acts as flight technician when required

on domestic and overseas flights.

Possesses a working knowledge of and applies FAR’s, OSHA, and fire prevention codes, airport regulations and safe working practices.

Understands and applies appropriate company and department rules and guidelines to work.

Works with and trains apprentices and technicians.

Interfaces with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other functions.

Coordinates programs including planning, scheduling, ordering, and tracking.

Participates in the maintenance of quality procedures.

Leads and participate in improvement projects.

Develops and gives presentations to customers and suppliers.

Knows and complies with all safety policies and procedures.

Demonstrates confidentiality as required.

Participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective action.

Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to get the job done.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits: Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 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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Qualifications and Competencies

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Active FAA Airframe and Powerplant license required (FAR 65.83)

Associates degree from an accredited program in Aviation Technology or similar degree preferred.

Inspection Authorization License preferred; required within one year of hire date (FAR 65.91).

Must be qualified to operate aircraft, engines and APU

Must be First Aid/CPR/AED qualified

Must be able to operate a fire extinguisher


At least two years of experience on light to heavy corporate jet aircraft required (for example, Hawker, Dornier, Gulfstream).

At least five years of experience on light to heavy corporate jet aircraft preferred (for example, Hawker, Dornier, Gulfstream).

At least one year of experience within the past 3 years of advanced aircraft technology required (FMS, EFIS, and RVSM)


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Feb 4, 2019, 3:05:59 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190000GC