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Cummins Inc. Acoustics Technician Level II in Fridley, Minnesota

Acoustics Technician Level II


Acoustics Technician Level II

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We are looking for a talented Mechanical Technician to join our team specializing in product testing for our Cummins Power Generation Plant in Fridley, Minnesota.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Prepares test articles for test, including initial build and final teardown.

  • Responsible for installing instrumentation into test articles per relevant engineering standards.

  • Assists in testing in accordance with established test procedures and methodology.

  • Prepare test articles and associated fixtures, rigs, and equipment for testing.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the function of test equipment and the contribution of the test equipment to the validity of test results.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the functioning of the product under test to assess the contribution of the product to the validity of the test results.

  • Performs test stand installation, troubleshooting and setups and the upkeep and maintenance of laboratory equipment.Performs other duties as required.

  • Set up test objects to make them functionally work in lab environment

  • Learn acoustical test standards and test procedures

  • Check calibration status of test equipment, and work with external vendors to keep them calibrated

  • Maintain test tools, equipment, and inventory supplies

  • Collaborate with acoustics engineers and product teams to conduct the acoustic test in scheduled time frame.

  • Think and lead function excellence projects to help improve the test setup/process

  • Assist in all areas of testing to gain experience

  • Attend internal and external work-related training courses

  • Document and update the test working instructions

  • Follow 5s and keep lab a safe and clean working environment


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Requires some work experience and intermediate level knowledge obtained through training or on-the-job experience.

  • Ability to operate heavy duty equipment, such as folk lift, crane etc

  • Physical ability to lift at least 50 pounds

  • Good computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience in large machinery assembly (power generator) will be preferred

  • Experience with sound testing and measuring.

  • Strong mechanical experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. 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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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.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 3, 2022, 9:32:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 22000900