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Cummins Inc. Technician - Field Service (Power Generation) in Townsville, Australia

Technician - Field Service (Power Generation)


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We are looking for a talented Field Service Electrician – Power Generation to join our team in Townsville specialising in Power Generation commissioning, repairs, and maintenance. You will service our industrial customers in Townsville and surrounding areas. Travel throughout QLD may be required depending on customer demands.

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

  • Perform preventative maintenance activities as per documented schedules and standards on power generation products in the field.

  • Troubleshooting and diagnostics on Cummins and other manufacturers generators

  • Install and commission new gensets/systems, transfer switches & Digital Master Controllers (DMC)

  • Maintaining and repairing switch gear & battery systems

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

  • Relevant and current QLD electrical trade qualification.

  • Full unrestricted Electrical licence in QLD (A grade)

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

  • 5 years’ experience in a Field Service Role or similar is desirable.

  • A high level of mechanical aptitude and solid knowledge of internal combustion engines

  • Proven ability to perform detailed fault finding on complex control systems with strong attention to detail, problem solving and a high level of accuracy.

  • Availability to be part of an on call roster.

  • Understanding of HV systems and operations - desirable

  • Understanding of Cummins PCC control systems – desirable

  • Understanding of industrial communication protocols and PLC’s - desirable

Compensation and Benefits

-Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience overtime penalties.

-Tool and on call allowances.

-Annual remuneration reviews

-Cummins product technical training provided.

-$5000 sign on bonus (conditions apply)

-Tool of trade vehicle

-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.

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Primary Location Australia-Queensland-Townsville-Australia, Townsville, Distributor BR 133

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting May 1, 2024, 12:32:35 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240003ST