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Power Generation Field Service Technician - Pooraka in Pooraka, Australia

Power Generation Field Service Technician - Pooraka


We are looking for a talented Power Generation Field Service Technician (Electrician) to join our team specialising in Power Generation repairs and maintenance. You will service our industrial customers in and around Adelaide, however you must be flexible to travel around SA 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 SA). 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 as well as a mechanical aptitude

  • 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. $5,000 sign on Bonus (conditions apply). 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-South Australia-Adelaide-Australia, Pooraka, Adelaide BR 440

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Oct 7, 2022, 1:07:01 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Req ID: 220008GY