Cummins US Hourly Jobs

Job Information

Cummins Inc. Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprentice (Hourly) - Weekday Nights 4x10 M-Th Columbus, Indiana in Columbus, Indiana

Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprentice (Hourly) - Weekday Nights 4x10 M-Th Columbus, Indiana


We are looking for a talented Mechanical Engineering Technician Apprentice to join our team at the Cummins Technical Center in Columbus, IN with starting pay of $26.50 -$29.50/hour.

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

  • Prepares test articles for test, including initial build and final teardown. Responsible for installing instrumentation into test articles per relevant engineering standards.

  • Assists in testing in accordance with established test procedures and methodology.

  • Prepare test articles and associated fixtures, rigs, and equipment for testing.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the function of test equipment and the contribution of the test equipment to the validity of test results.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the functioning of the product under test to assess the contribution of the product to the validity of the test results.

  • Performs test stand installation, troubleshooting and setups and the upkeep and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.


Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Requires some work experience and intermediate level knowledge obtained through training or on-the-job experience.

Applicants must be program ready at the time of application submission to be considered. Program readiness can be proven by:

  1. Providing a college transcript proving a passing grade in a pre-requisite math course,making the applicant ready to enroll in Ivy Tech MATH 136.

  2. Completing the Knowledge Assessment (STEM path) through Ivy Tech and providing a screen shot of a passing score of 70 or more.

Submit your proof of program readiness to Troy Bergeron at and Brianna Johns at

To complete the Knowledge Assessment:

  1. Apply to Ivy Techat as courses only, if asked.

  2. Receive acceptance and instructions to set up your account via email.

  3. Setup your MyIvyaccount and click the link labeled "Knowledge Assessment."

  4. Select STEM Math. If this option is not on your screen, click "enter a key to join private goals" and enter "STEM." If prompted for a key at any point once you have access to this assessment, enter "STEM."

  5. Complete the initial assessment. If you do not earn a score of 70 or more, complete there mediation with the EdReady system. By completing the remediation, you will reach the target score.

  6. Submit ascreenshot of your final score to prove program readiness.

Compensation and Benefits:

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Sep 19, 2022, 6:49:05 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 22000802