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Cummins Inc. Technician - Electrical Field Service in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Technician - Electrical Field Service


Field Services Electrician – Power Generation

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We are seeking a talented Field services Electrician to work from our Port Moresby, servicing our customers in the local area. This key role will mainly be field based and will require you to work with customers in the area to carryout routine maintenance and equipment repair tasks as directed. You will Investigate, research, troubleshoot and recommend solutions for operational and maintenance problems and manage repairs as necessary. Ensuring the safety of yourself and others at all times by following Site HSE Management system policies and procedures.

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

  • Working on generators sets and engine control panels – trouble shooting diagnostics on engines up to 3750KVA

  • Switchboard testing and maintenance & Isolating equipment for power outages, Commissioning of new gen gets/systems, transfer switches & master controllers

  • Working with 3 phase transformers, Circuit breaker maintenance and testing

  • Maintaining and repairing switch gear, insulation & battery systems

  • Lead maintenance activities for assigned plant outages by agreeing scope and priority and manage plant availability and Ensure all maintenance data is recorded and available for analysis, writing reports and other correspondence

  • Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances or ability to obtain certification

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

  • Electrical Trade Certificate issued by National Apprenticeship & Trade Testing Board of PNG, Department of Labour and a current Electrical License from PNG Power Limited, PNG Government Authorized Electrical Certifier ( which is compliant to Australia/New Zealand Standards)

  • Understanding of HV systems and operations, an understanding of Cummins PLC systems & relay logic - desirable

  • Proven ability to perform detailed fault finding on complex power generation systems with the Ability to read and interpret technical documents, drawings and procedures

  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and a high level of accuracy to enable resolution of administrative, operational or maintenance issues

Please note:

The successful applicant will have to sit for the NFPA 70E Test with the Learning Manager or the Northern Region Power Generation Service Manager, before commencing any Electrical with Cummins PNG.

Compensation and Benefits

Hourly rate commensurate with experience. Overtime penalties. Housing allowance. Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program. Salary continuance insurance. Discounts with select private health insurance, PC software/hardware and a range of vehicles. Annual remuneration reviews. Safety equipment / PPE and uniforms provided and a range of personal and professional benefits.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.



Primary Location Papua New Guinea-NCD-Port Moresby-Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Distributor BR 611

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting May 5, 2021, 12:09:07 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000XL