Cummins Inc. Engine Workshop, Technician Apprentice Program in Des Moines, Iowa

Engine Workshop, Technician Apprentice Program


Powering Your Future with Extraordinary Career Opportunities.

Cummins Technician Apprentices gain the extraordinary opportunity to work beside and learn from the most extraordinary Cummins Technicians and gain an education at the same time. You’ll begin your apprenticeship and earn while you learn and achieve your Associates in Applied Science Degree and US Department of Labor Trade Certificate.

Beyond your on-the-job training, you’ll receive college classroom, online and hands-on training that will place you on the leading edge of technology. On a daily basis you’ll work with experienced technicians on a wide variety of engine and equipment platforms. Our extraordinary technology needs extraordinary technicians – and that’s what you will become through our Technician Apprentice Program.

Technician Apprentice Program

As a Full Time Employee, you will work at any of our 180 Sales and Service locations across the US and Canada. You will develop skills for service, maintenance, troubleshooting & diagnostics on Diesel and Natural Gas Engines. This apprenticeship focuses on development of your professional, personal and technical skills. Each year of the program, you will receive an average of 250 hours of combined on-line and classroom at your designated regional college or Cummins Training Center.

Technician Apprentice Program Details

Full Time Employee with Benefits……….Earn While You Earn!

Cummins pays for your education…NO College Debt

$10,000 SnapOn Tool Box and Tools Provided

Graduate with Two Year AAS (Associates of Applied Science) Degree

State and Federal US Department of Labor Trade Certificate

Engine Warranty Repair Qualification in six weeks


Education Criteria

High School diploma with an unweighted 2.8 minimum GPA

GED with one year of college with minimum 2.8 GPA

Military Veteran

Career Path Opportunities

In addition to your Associates of Science Degree and US Department of Labor Trade Certificate, after 2 ½ years you’ll work with your management team to identify a specific career path during the last 18 months of your Apprenticeship:

Light Duty, Midrange, Heavy Duty and Natural Gas Engines

Power Generation Consumer/Commercial Preventive Maintenance Technician

Marine for Pleasure Craft and Commercial Craft Vessels

High Horsepower training for 19L to 95L Engines

Service Leadership Training to prepare you for an entry level Service Administration Role

You will receive Cummins-specific Qualifications

Basic Electrical Theory and Troubleshooting

Insite Diagnostics Software

Engines or Power Generation or Service Leadership Qualifications

Beyond a stable job in our state-of-the-art facilities and backed by a dependable team, you will continue learning new technology, your career path includes a number of options such as Shop Technician, Field Service Technician, Service Administration, Shop Management, Service Manager, Training

Instructor, Field Service Engineer and beyond.

Want to learn more about the Cummins TAP (Technician Apprentice Program? Contact one of the program managers based on your location

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Primary Location United States-Iowa-Des Moines-US, IA, Des Moines, Cummins Central Power

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Apprenticeship

Job Posting Jan 27, 2017, 2:43:57 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170000AZ