Cummins Inc. Mechanical Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract, Scoresby in Scoresby, Australia

Mechanical Engineer - Power Generation. 12 month contract, Scoresby


Looking for a role to power up you career? Build on your power station / generation design experience and join our expanding power gen team on this exciting, mixed source project!

  • 12 month fixed term contract with a view to permanency

  • Multi-million dollar, complex “island” power station project

  • Own your concept design and see it through to commissioning

Are you looking for a position where your vision will be enabled? Are you seeking a role with a highly skilled team that can build your capability? Our power generation team is expanding and we are looking for a superstar Mechanical Engineer with power generation design experience to join our group on a 12 month contract with a view to permanency.

About the role

Reporting to the Power Generation Engineering Manager, this will see you based in our busy Scoresby branch as a part of our National Power Generation team. This varied role will ensure no 2 days are ever the same. Working with a wider team of internal stakeholders and internal engineering resources through to a team of design engineers from our suppliers / consultants to bring the detail to your vision, you will own the concept design for this complex power station. Primarily gas fired, this station will be an off-grid, “island” design also incorporating solar, wind and battery technology.


  • Develop and deliver engineering concept designs and systems to the highest level of engineering standards as our SME

  • Build and manage design teams to deliver projects from successful concept proposals

  • Manage design reviews and approve external suppliers / consultants detailed designs

  • Write testing and commissioning plans in alignment with your key area of knowledge

  • Support Service engineering with complex problems troubleshooting and recommends appropriate actions

  • Analyse and provide advice back to stakeholders on gaps / opportunities

  • Propose innovative initiatives and projects

  • Support of the Cummins product review and release programs

About you

  • Relevant mechanical engineering qualification (Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or higher)

  • Strong electrical aptitude to complement your mechanical experience and formal qualifications

  • Experience in the design and delivery of medium to major size EPCM projects

  • Mid level engineering design background, with a proven track record in power generation design from a consultancy, power station, OEM or distribution network organisation

  • Functional 2D AutoCAD skills

  • Be able to manage multiple concepts at any given time, working to tight deadlines

We are seeking a candidate with a great track record in creating great concept designs and the ability to work collaboratively. Whilst our power stations are typically fuelled by gas or diesel, we are open to candidates coming from any type of power generation design - gas, diesel, steam, thermal, co-gen, wind or hydro power generation.

What’s in it for you

Our employees develop their careers through proven development programs and challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This role is offering you the opportunity to learn Cummins product skills you can use anywhere in the world from our highly knowledgeable and expanding Power Generation team.

About us

Cummins is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components. Cummins is a value based organisation and recognised industry employer of choice. We embrace diversity and seek to attract, develop and retain the highest calibre talent. We hire the best; it’s how we operate.

How to apply

Your opportunity to set yourself for success starts right here! Submit your application today! For more information about this role email Jane Gaylor on For all applications, please click on the link provided, applications cannot be accepted via email.



Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 4, 2018, 4:45:13 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003VG