Cummins Inc. Project Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract - Perth. in Perth, Australia

Project Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract - Perth.


Love leading a team of design engineers? Have a passion for projects but keen to stay involvement in the design? Drive and deliver the engineering design for major power station greenfield project in WA.

  • 12 month fixed term contract with a view to permanency

  • Multi-million dollar, complex power station project

  • Run the overall design engineering project through to commissioning

Do you have a passion for both technical design and delivering projects? Are you looking for a role where no two days are the same? Our power generation team is expanding and we are looking for an experienced, heavy industrial Project Engineer to join our group on a 12 month contract with a view to permanency.

About the role

Reporting to the Power Generation Engineering Manager, this will see you based in our busy Perth branch as a part of our National Power Generation team with frequent travel to our project site in regional WA, increasing as the project progresses. Working with a dedicated team of Cummins engineers and project personal, you will be responsible for bringing together engineers, systems, designs and solutions to ensure a world class, completed engineering design for our power station project.


  • Managing and guiding internal design engineers through the design phases of the various aspects of the overall power station project

  • Work with the design team and any external suppliers on design reviews, ensuring compliance and synchronicity across all engineering work packages

  • Ensure designs move correctly through the gate approvals process in accordance with the project plan

  • Build a project commissioning team including internal technical resources, service techs, suppliers and customer representatives,

  • Ensure engineering designs go out for fabrication or compilation with our equipment suppliers in a timely manner ensuring accurate end products

  • Ensure all required equipment is designed, built and delivered to site to meet project milestones

  • Hold overall responsibility for all aspects of the engineering design successfully coming together and functioning an entirety

About you

  • Relevant engineering qualification (Bachelor of Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering)

  • Previous experience delivering complex power generation projects

  • A strong focus on process to deliver a strong technical outcome

  • Strong communication and stakeholder relationship management skills

  • The drive and tenacity to bring together design packages successfully into a single solution

  • The ability to utilise the skills and experience of a highly knowledgeable team

  • Previous experience managing engineering commissioning

  • Be available for frequent travel to our project site

What’s in it for you

Our employees develop their careers through proven development programs and challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This role is offering you the opportunity to learn Cummins product skills you can use anywhere in the world from our highly knowledgeable and expanding Power Generation team.

About us

Cummins is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components. Cummins is a value based organisation and recognised industry employer of choice. We embrace diversity and seek to attract, develop and retain the highest calibre talent. We hire the best; it’s how we operate.

How to apply

Your opportunity to set yourself for success starts right here! Submit your application today! For more information about this role email Jane Gaylor on For all applications, please click on the link provided, applications cannot be accepted via email.



Primary Location Australia-Western Australia-Perth-Australia, Perth, Distributor BR 550

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 4, 2018, 5:19:21 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003VD