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Cummins Inc. Field Service Power Generation Electrical Technician / Electrician - Lae in Lae, Papua New Guinea

Field Service Power Generation Electrical Technician / Electrician - Lae


  • Great job stability and Cummins product training

  • Power Generation focus – Gen sets and control panels.

  • Monday to Saturday role plus overtime

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Field services Electrician to work from our Port Moresby branch, servicing our Power Generation customers in the local area. This role will mainly be field based and you will work with customers in the area to carryout routine maintenance and equipment repair tasks.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Trouble shooting diagnostics on generators up to 2250KVA

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

  • Maintaining and repairing switch gear & battery systems

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

  • Relevant and current electrical trade qualification.

  • A grade electrical license in PNG

  • Able to work with minimal supervision. 5 years’ experience in a Field Service Role or similar.

  • 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

  • Be prepared to travel and be away overnight on a regular basis

  • Availability to be part of an on-call roster

  • Understanding of HV systems and operations - desirable

  • Previous power station experience - desirable

  • Understanding of Cummins PCC control systems – desirable

  • Understanding of Schneider PLC and circuit breaker systems - desirable

  • Understanding of industrial communication protocols - desirable

Please note:

The successful applicant will have to sit for the NFPA 70E Test with the Learning Manager or the Northern Region Power Generation Service Manager, before commencing any Electrical work with Cummins PNG.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

  • Overtime penalties.

  • Tooling Allowance

  • Housing allowance.

  • Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program.

  • Safety equipment / PPE and uniforms provided.

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 Papua New Guinea-MPL-Lae-Papua New Guinea, Lae, Distributor BR 610

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Aug 20, 2022, 2:14:39 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Req ID: 220005I0