Cummins Inc. TSS Sponsorship Opportunity - Diesel Mechanics / Diesel Fitters, Workshop and Field Service – Various locations in Australia

TSS Sponsorship Opportunity - Diesel Mechanics / Diesel Fitters, Workshop and Field Service – Various locations


Are you an experienced diesel mechanic currently on a working holiday or 457 visa in Australia and looking for TSS sponsorship? If you have great diesel engine experience, make your new home in Australia with Cummins!

  • Backpackers / working holiday makers and temporary visa holders welcome

  • TSS Sponsorship on offer as well as domestic relocation

  • Various locations with a mix of HHP engines across mining, heavy automotive, power generation, rail and marine

About the roles

We have a variety of workshop and field service roles available across several of our Australian branches keen to secure overseas talent looking for a long term opportunity in Australia.

Depending on the location, you will be involved in the repair, servicing, trouble shooting, electronics diagnosis and strip down and rebuilds for a variety of HHP products up to 4000HP.

Locations we are currently looking for talent include

  • Emerald, QLD

  • Mt Isa, QLD

  • Cloncurry, QLD

  • Adelaide, SA

  • Kalgoorlie, WA

  • Alice Springs, NT

  • Darwin, NT

Key responsibilities include

  • Breakdown trouble shooting, diagnostics and repair on a range of engines on our customers sites

  • Scheduled / preventative, breakdown, fault finding, repair and rebuild tasks within the workshop

  • Product trouble shooting using electronic diagnostic tools

  • Be the technical go to for our customers

  • Keep all records and documentation ship shape

  • Work safe, every task, every day

About you

  • Currently on a working holiday / backpacker visa, 457 (TSS) or similar visa and already be located in Australia

  • Be able to commit to a regional location for a 2 year period

  • A relevant trade automotive qualification (heavy diesel / light or heavy automotive)

  • Good experience in the service, maintenance and repair of diesel engines

  • Ideally have some on-highway, heavy automotive or mining engine experience

  • Previous Cummins experience is very highly regarded

  • Solid technical aptitude, diagnostic and IT skills

  • A great team attitude and the ability to pick up new skills and products quickly

  • Have an engaging approach to your work and enjoy providing excellent customer support

  • Possess a current unrestricted driver’s licence - essential.

What’s in it for you

  • We will sponsor you on TSS (formerly 457) visa and relocate you to your selected location.

  • There you will get to work with a highly skilled, diverse team, on a variety of engines up to 4000HP.

  • You will gain world class Cummins product training, learning from some of the best in the industry to develop skills you can use anywhere in the world.

  • Depending on location, we offer varied amounts of overtime (paid at penalty rates), remote location allowances, housing assistance allowance, tool of trade vehicle (for field service roles only) and an annual variable bonus.

  • You will have joined the Cummins global community, opening up opportunities world-wide for the next chapter of your career.

About us

A global power leader, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. We are the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components. Globally we employ around 48,000 people and serve customers in 190 countries.

Team culture is extremely important to us, we help forge strong connections at work to foster a collaborative culture. Thinking beyond your work 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 Cummins careers in Australia visit or email Jane Gaylor on .For ALL applications, please apply via the link provided, applications cannot be accepted via email.


Primary Location Australia

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Jun 17, 2018, 7:15:59 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003I1