Cummins Inc. Mechanical Fitter / Diesel Engine Mechanic - FIFO out of Townsville in Townsville, Australia

Mechanical Fitter / Diesel Engine Mechanic - FIFO out of Townsville


  • Great lifestyle roster - FIFO 7 days on, 7 days off

  • Monitoring, servicing and repairs on mining power gen equipment

  • Dedicated role servicing our mining client in Cloncurry

Looking for a lifestyle roster where you can work 7 days on, 7 days off? Seeking an environment where you can develop your power gen skills with great product training? Like the challenge of HHP engines on a mine site, without the high pressure environment? Want a swing roster without night shifts? This role has all of that and more!

About the role

Reporting to the Service Manager, this role will see you join a dedicate duo alternating weeks at the CuCEDO Copper Mine near Cloncurry, dedicated to maintaining power to the mine site. You will primarily be responsible for providing accurate troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance to Cummins engines, primarily QSK 60’s, as a part of the mines 16 engine gen set.

You will also:

  • Provide great customer support to our CuDECO stakeholders

  • Work within the site specific safety regulations and procedures, with a strong focus in safetyWork with the schedulers, planners and supervisors on site to organise and commence repairs

  • Accurately complete repairs, maintenance and rebuilds to HHP engines in accordance with Cummins recommended policies, procedures and guidelines

  • Maintain proper tooling to enable efficient repair performance

  • Complete all work packages in the 4C’s format (complaint, cause, correction, coverage), feeding corrective action into the preventative maintenance strategy

  • Ensure all documentation is completed accurately

  • Proactively look for opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Actively communicate with our customers, promoting our products and services onsite

About you

  • Diesel Mechanic Trade Qualification (with dual trades qualifications very highly regarded)

  • Previous experience trouble shooting and repairing engines, ideally in power generation

  • Ideally have previous Cummins engine experience

  • Current unrestricted driver’s licence is essential

  • Great written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail

  • Ability to analyse problems to determine underlying causes

  • Ability to work autonomously within a broad diverse work environment

  • Willingness and flexibility to work reasonable overtime and rosters to meet customer needs

  • Experience and motivation to actively drive safety culture and right work environment

What’s in it for you?

Team culture is extremely important to us, we help forge strong connections at work to foster a collaborative culture. Thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job. This is what we call Working Right. We also offer:

  • All transport, accommodation, meals and laundry services whilst on swing

  • Salary and annual variable bonus

  • Great product training

  • An opportunity to advance your career within an innovative global industry leader

  • Progression and development opportunities

  • Joining a value based organisation who embrace diversity

  • Our caring and collaborative culture

About us

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, communities and the environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges that only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

How to apply

Your opportunity to set yourself for success starts right here! Submit your application today!

For a confidential discussion please contact Jane Gaylor on 03 9765 3068 or email .



Primary Location Australia-Queensland-Townsville-Australia, Townsville, Distributor BR 133

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 27, 2018, 11:07:00 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000320