Cummins Inc. Technician Apprentice Program (TAP) in Hodgkins, Illinois

Technician Apprentice Program (TAP)


Assist with general workshop activities while completing on the job and classroom based training.

Assist in cleaning, disassembling and other basic workshop activities

Learns Standard Repair Times (SRTs) and follows documented procedures and policies to complete basic repairs and maintenance

Assists with completing required documentation, such as work completed documentation and time sheets via handwritten forms or business system input screens

Completes training in line with skill and business requirements

Maintains work area and tools for cleanliness and proper operation

Ensure adherence to all relevant Health, Safety & Environmental policies, procedures and legislation and reports any issues / incidents to their supervisor


The success factors for this apprenticeship – and your career as a Service Technician are simple. If these traits sound familiar, we’re ready to help you develop them fully and expand your career choices.

o Strong personal values

o A problem solver – curious about how it works

o Passionate about working with your hands

o Embraces new engine technology for power, fuel economy and diagnostics

o Cares about co-workers, customer service and communications

o Inclusive of diverse perspectives

o Desires to develop their skill set and product knowledge through classroom, hands-on, and virtual training.

Minimum Requirements:

o Applicants must meet minimum community college general education course requirement of 2.8 GPA high school (unweighted) or 22 ACT score.

o GED with one year of college with minimum 2.8 GPA

o Military Veteran

o Ability to properly and safely use and maintain common hand tools and electrical testing equipment.

o Familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office 365 and Outlook (email)

Physical Requirements (times are approximate)

Standing 7.5 hours per day

  • Pushing/Pulling 4.0 hours per day

  • Sitting 1.5 hours per day

  • Lifting 1.5 hours per day

  • Lifting up to a maximum of 80 pounds

  • Bending 3.0 hours per day

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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Primary Location United States-Illinois-Chicago-US, IL, Hodgkins, Cummins NPower Chicago

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Apprenticeship

Job Posting Jan 23, 2018, 9:34:06 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180000G5