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Cummins Inc. Preventative Maintenance Youth Apprentice / Co-op - Hourly in Neillsville, Wisconsin

Preventative Maintenance Youth Apprentice / Co-op - Hourly


Shift(s): 1st& 2nd(Flexible, Monday – Friday)

Assignment Dates: January / February – May / June

Work Location: Neillsville, WI

Position Summary: This position is responsible for performing assigned preventive maintenance tasks on plant production equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform assigned tasks using hand tools and power tools.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance, with guidance from senior level maintenance personnel, to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly.

  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts. Check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions following checklists.

  • Diagnose mechanical problems and report findings to team lead.

  • Inspect equipment.

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Record maintenance and repair work performed.

  • Adjust functional parts of devices using hand tools, levels, and straight edges.

  • Inspect used parts using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.



  • Able to recognize problems and present solutions.

  • Basic mechanical and electrical knowledge.

  • Interest is cars, farm equipment, electrical, electronics, computer programming, etc.

  • Desire to establish a technical skill set.

  • Willingness to work with and learn from members of a team.

  • Excellent reliability and attendance.

  • Exemplify Cummins Core Values: Integrity, Diversity &Inclusion, Caring, Excellence, and Teamwork.

  • Knowledge of Ohm’s Law and other electrical theories preferred.

  • Knowledge of electrical measuring and testing devices preferred.

  • Knowledge ofmechanical systems like hydraulic systems, compressors, weldingmachines, etc. preferred.

  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.

  • Must be able to walk/stand at least 75% of the time.

Application Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old (by the anticipated start date in January / February).

  • Must be able to work 19 hours per week.

  • Must be a current high school student at Neillsville, Granton, Loyal,or Greenwood.

  • Must submit a copy of high school transcripts that reflect the technical education courses (i.e. machining, auto shop, CAD, welding, etc.)that are currently in process or have been completed.

  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from a Technical Education/Industrial Arts Teacher and/or from a past employer where a similar skill set was required.


Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Eau Claire-US, WI, Neillsville, FGD Nelson East Plant

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Nov 4, 2020, 4:57:39 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002YX