Cummins Inc. Project / Regional Applications Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract, Wetherill Park. in Wetherill Park, Australia

Project / Regional Applications Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract, Wetherill Park.


Build on your electrical or mechanical engineering design and projects experience and power up your career in our expanding power generation team!

  • Gain Cummins product skills you can use anywhere in the world

  • Varied role from customer enquiry to post project commissioning assessment

  • 12 month fixed term contract with a view to permanency

Are you looking for a position where your vision will be enabled? Are you seeking a role with a highly skilled team that can build your capability? Our power generation team is expanding and we are looking for a superstar Application Engineer with power generation design experience to join our group on a 12 month contract with a view to permanency.

About the role

Reporting to the Power Generation Application Engineering Manager, this will see you based in our busy Wetherill Park branch as a part of our National Power Generation Applications team. This varied role will ensure no 2 days are ever the same. Dedicated to one of our large power generation projects you will work with our customer answering initial queries, through the full range of design and project delivery to customer acceptance testing and post commissioning assessment. As you build you skills and Cummins knowledge, you will quickly build you reputation and be recognised as a subject matter expert in this field by our customers and within the NSW region.


  • Work with the sales engineering team to design and deliver solutions for customer technical queries and requests for tender

  • Develop detailed designs and project scope for successful tenders, drawing on Cummins SME’s and 3rd party suppliers

  • Review all engineering designs, ensuring compliance to relevant standards and codes

  • Lead multiple small projects or portions of large projects concurrently, ensuring installation is completed correctly and the solution quality is audited and validated

  • Troubleshoot complex problems and recommends appropriate actions

  • Develop and deliver training on client applications

  • Participate in products and skills training and development

  • Work a Monday to Friday full time role with the requirement for occasional overtime hours and weekend work to fit in with customer facility access periods

  • Local and regional travel to meet project requirements particularly during commissioning periods

About you

  • Relevant engineering qualification (Bachelor of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering) with dual discipline knowledge and aptitude

  • Have a strong design engineering background with some project engineering execution experience

  • Have had exposure to control systems and PLC’s (preferably Schneider) and able to navigate PLC’s for minor programming changes

  • Ideally have had experience in the design and commissioning of control systems or communication networks

  • Ideally have had experience in power generation design engineering

  • Ideally have had heavy industrial design experience in thermodynamics

  • Have functional AutoCAD skills to lay out electrical schematics

  • Have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, able to advise a diverse range of customers and build relationships

  • A collaborative work approach, sharing knowledge and solutions with the national applications team

  • Have the desire to develop into a subject matter expert

What’s in it for you

Our employees develop their careers through proven development programs and challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. We offer 'best in class' facilities, professional leadership, competitive remuneration, and access to market leading technology. This role is offering you the opportunity to learn Cummins product skills you can use anywhere in the world via our training modules in our STAR program and our highly knowledgeable Application Engineering 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.

Team culture is extremely important to us, we help forge strong connections at work to foster a collaborative culture. Thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job. This is what we call Working Right.

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 or visit Cummins careers at . For all applications, please click on the link provided, applications cannot be accepted via email.



Primary Location Australia-New South Wales-Sydney-Australia, Wetherill Park, Distributor BR 210

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 4, 2018, 5:03:58 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003VF