Cummins Inc. Allison Transmission Technician in San Leandro, California

Allison Transmission Technician


Extraordinary Technology Requires Extraordinary People!

Our Distribution business delivers reliable, durable, high performing products for our global partners. You are key to our customers’ success. Working with industry leading technology and diagnostic tools, you’ll deliver solutions that build your knowledge base and fuel your career.

Expectations for the San Leandro-based Technician - Allison Transmissions:

  • Completes repairs and rebuilds on engine products in a service workshop under supervision

  • Applies documented procedures and policies to complete basic repairs and schedule maintenance, including preparing required parts and tools

  • Disassemble and clean engines and /or engine components

  • Assists with completion required documentation, such as work completed documentation, time sheets, warranty claims and quality forms, 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

If you want to develop your career with the industry leader who gives you the innovative technology you love to work with and empowers you to deliver a service you can be proud of – then Cummins is where you need to be.


Skill Level A

  • Broad mechanical and /or electrical repair and maintenance capability - Apprentice Certified Diesel (Preferred)

  • Capable of external engine mechanical repair and maintenance with minimal supervision - practical exposure to working on diesel engines

  • Awareness of Quick Serve Process

  • Able to understand basic computer use

  • Able to clearly communicate both orally and in writing

  • Able to understand written instructions

  • Ability to work safely and identify safety risks, including completion of any requires safety training and the Job Safety Assessment process

  • Can resolve basic technical problems

  • Able to work within quality standards

  • Capable of developing effective working relationships

  • Ability to use general numerical principles

Skill Level B

Skill Level A plus:

  • Ability to carry out basic repairs and scheduled maintenance on different product types without supervision

  • Able to understand diagnostic tools

  • Awareness and ability to access Cummins service support tools (such as Quick Serve On Line) and understanding of Microsoft Software

  • Able to prepare required documentation to the standard required

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • Apprentice Trained Engine Technician (Preferred)

  • Vocational diploma from relevant technical institution

  • Locally valid driving permit (Preferred)


  • Prior work shop experience required

  • At least a basic level knowledge of and/or experience with engine products

  • Ability to perform maintenance, troubleshooting, testing and repairs to Allison Transmissions in a wide variety of equipment applications.

  • Perform repairs within 30% of Allison published SRT’s (Standard Repair Times). Assure labor is posted to applicable SRTs.

  • Keep up to date on current Allison products, services and procedures. Complete prescribed training; a minimum of two weeks of training per year.

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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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Primary Location United States-California-San Leandro-US, CA, San Leandro, Cummins Pacific 14775

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Nov 30, 2017, 3:20:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 17000774