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Cummins Inc. Field Service Electrician - Power Generation in Perth, Australia

Field Service Electrician - Power Generation


Field Services Electrician – Power Generation

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Field Service Electrician – Power Generation to join our team specialising in Power Generation repairs and maintenance. You will service our industrial customers in and around Perth, however you must be flexible to travel around WA as required.

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

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

  • Switchboard testing and maintenance & Isolating equipment for power outages

  • Install and commission new gensets/systems, transfer switches & master controllers

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

  • Maintaining and repairing switch gear & 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

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

  • Relevant electrical trade qualification (and able to operate in WA). Current contractor nominee licence – desirable and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Understanding of HV systems and operations. Previous power station experience is highly desirable

  • Understanding of Cummins PLC systems & relay logic – desirable

  • Understanding of Communication Protocols - desirable

  • Proven ability to perform detailed fault finding on complex power generation systems with strong attention to detail, problem solving and a high level of accuracy to enable resolution of administrative, operational or maintenance issues

Compensation and Benefits

Hourly rate commensurate with experience. Overtime penalties. Tool allowance. On-call allowances. Superannuation. 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 Australia-Western Australia-Perth-Australia, Perth, Distributor BR 550

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Apr 15, 2021, 9:17:16 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001NA