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3rd & 4th Year Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship / Mine Apprentice Mechanic – Tamworth

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 high performing 3rd & 4th year apprentice to join our field service team. The Gunnedah Basin mining region is home to over 170 Cummins High Horsepower engines, powering a range of mining equipment. And you could be at the coal face diagnosing and repairing these engines, alongside our qualified technicians.

Working under the supervision of a qualified Cummins Technician, you will learn everything that comes with the diagnosis and repair of Cummins engines and products. Cummins are dedicated to diversifying our workforce and encourage Indigenous Australians, women and individuals with a disability to apply for our apprenticeship programs. Mature age applicants are also encouraged to apply.

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

-        Complete your qualification with a global leader

-        Structured in-branch and TAFE/Registered Training Organization study

-        Gain invaluable experience working on a range of our world class Cummins engines

-        Product specific training with our very own Cummins Technical Trainers

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

-        Recently started your 3rd year of your Heavy Commercial Vehicle Apprenticeship AUR31116, we will consider applicants who are part way through the 3rd year

-        A positive attitude and eagerness to learn

-        The ability to work well in a team

-        Good level of language, literacy, and numeracy skills

-        Right to work in Australia

-        A strong focus on safety


Compensation and Benefits


-        Competitive hourly rate

-        Safety equipment / PPE and uniforms provided

-        Further training provided on site

-        Income Protection continuance insurance

-        Discounts with select private health insurance, PC software/hardware and a range of vehicles

-        Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program

-        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.

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Apprentice - Mechanical
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