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Diesel Mechanic - $5000 sign on bonus

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems. 

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Diesel Mechanic to join our office in Mount Gambier. The team is specialising in Heavy Vehicle repairs and maintenance across automotive, agricultural, on-highway and power generation product applications.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways: 

  • Deliver a first-class service to our customers across, automotive, agricultural, timber and power generation
  • Complete repairs and maintenance of heavy diesel products, in shop and in field
  • Diagnose and repair various engines
  • Engine rebuilding and reconditioning
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant Health Safety & Environmental policies, procedures and legislation and report issues and incidents
  • Complete required documentation, such as service worksheets, timesheets, warranty claims, quality documents via handwritten forms or business system input screens

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

  • Mechanical trade qualified - Heavy or Light Vehicle or apprentices in their 3rd or 4th year
  • Previous experience of working in the local area is highly advantageous 
  • Service and maintenance experience in heavy diesel products, mining equipment, power generation on engines, including engine overhauls and major repairs 
  • Experience in the Timber industry is highly desirable
  • Solid diagnostic and IT capabilities


Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible Lifestyle work hours – Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm
  • Competitive hourly rate paid as a permanent salary
  • Relocation assistance offered from anywhere in Australia
  • $5000 sign on bonus (Conditions apply)
  • Overtime & Loading penalties
  • Safety equipment / PPE provided
  • Uniforms provided and laundered
  • Tool and On-call allowance 
  • Comprehensive Cummins product training provided
  • Income Protection continuance insurance
  • Discounts with select private health insurance, PC software/hardware and a range of vehicles
  • Annual remuneration review
  • Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program 
  • A range of personal and professional benefits
  • Onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Program available to employees
  • Paid Parental leave (Conditions apply)


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Technician - Mechanical
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