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Cummins Inc. DIDO Heavy Diesel Mechanic - Blackwater Mine in Emerald, Australia

DIDO Heavy Diesel Mechanic - Blackwater Mine


  • Rare opportunity to manage maintenance on HHP engine products

  • Care program on new & existing fleet of 45 trucks with HHP Cummins engines

  • 5 on 4 off: 4 on 5 off roster (12 hours) DIDO of Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay or Rockhampton

About the role

We are creating a new team of 2 resident HHP diesel mechanics to be based permanently on our customers site at Blackwater Mine. Working on opposite rotations, you will be supported closely by the products, service and parts team in Emerald as you focus on delivering world class preventative and reactive maintenance on a new fleet of trucks including Tier 4 QSK60’s – the first role out of this specific product in Australia

What’s in it for you

  • Outstanding opportunity to be at the coal face of a new HHP product roll out in Australia

  • Rare resident role with branch support less than an hour away

  • A competitive hourly rate with the benefits of a permanent job

  • Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program - so as we thrive, so will you!

  • Remote location allowance

  • Tooling allowance

  • Great lifestyle roster

  • All accommodation, food etc supplied whilst in the mine residence

  • A designated service vehicle for use whilst on site

  • Transport to and from Emerald or Rockhampton at the start and end of the roster

  • Flexibility of DIDO being out of Emerald, Rockhampton, Gladstone or Mackay

  • Relocation assistance if moving inter-state (for those relocating to Emerald only)

  • Housing support for those based permanently in Emerald

  • Great workshop facilities

  • Guaranteed annual remuneration reviews

  • Salary Continuance Insurance

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program

  • Discount on private health insurance, Microsoft Product, Dell Computers, Ford, Hyundai, BMW and Mercedes Benz cars

  • Discounts on Cummins shares

  • A diverse and inclusive working environment with high working standards

  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave policy

  • Extensive product training across our engine range

A bit more about the role

With the rare opportunity to closely monitor performance and liaise with the products team both here and overseas, this is your chance to become a SME in a new Cummins product in Australia. With the electronic nature of these engines, you will be involved in both mechanical and electronic maintenance of these engines.

You will also:

  • Proactively front foot any issues with inspections prior to scheduled down time, ensuring work is planned and parts ordered and onsite from Emerald minimising plant down time

  • Work very closely with the designated product support manager from Emerald

  • Conduct constant monitoring of trucks through regular pre-start checks and inspection

  • Be the face of Cummins on the site, lifting the bar on engine capability and customer service

About you

  • A Heavy Diesel trade qualification or light vehicle with extensive heavy experience

  • Extensive experience working on HHP engines in the field within the mining sector

  • Solid previous experience with Cummins engines specifically QSK45 or 60’s or K50’s

  • A proactive approach to maintaining and optimising these engines, constantly looking for ways to work better, smarter and faster to minimise downtime whilst maintaining high quality standards

  • Excellent interrogation skills using insights

  • Be flexible to work on LV electrical and electronic testing and maintenance as required

  • A mature attitude and logical and methodical approach to your work

  • Be a self-starter with the ability to work autonomously

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 58,600 people and serve customers in 190 countries.

Team culture is extremely important to us, we help forge strong connections as 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 contact Maylaine at 02 900 63574.



Primary Location Australia-Queensland-Rockhampton-Australia, Emerald, Distributor BR 134

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Jun 6, 2019, 10:28:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900017Y