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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Pilot
Position Classification Code: G1010
Job Family: Auxiliary
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provide timely, efficient, and safe operation of aircraft to fulfill mission objectives.
Standard Duties:
Serves as Part 91 pilot in command of multi-engine aircraft to transport passengers and/or cargo to accomplish operation objectives. Maintains aviation logs and flight reports and writes reports and organizes communications to ensure smooth and efficient operation. Determines routing, intermediate stops, alternate destinations, fuel requirements, estimated flying time, and files flight plans for all flights. Obtains proper clearances for each flight. Adheres to flight procedures specified in the aircraft flight manual; communicates and coordinates with controlling agencies; monitors performance of the aircraft and progress of the flight, including the use of emergency procedures as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Federal Aviation Regulations Parts 1, 61, 91 and 135. University and department policies and procedures; FAA regulations regarding operations; professional aviation concepts, principles, and techniques; systems and hardware.
Night and instrument flight; flying multi-engine turboprop aircraft; public contact and relations; problem analysis and resolution.
Communicate effectively in oral and written form; use independent judgment and initiative; qualify for a Class II Medical certificate: develop and maintain effective work relationships; function in a high-stress environment; organize and evaluate information.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
   Experience- 5000 hours total flight time in fixed wing aircraft. 2000 hours multi-engine time in a professional work environment. 200 hours in King Air aircraft. No incidents, accidents, or violations.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-