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Cummins Inc. Acoustics Technician II - 1st Shift in Fridley, Minnesota

Acoustics Technician II - 1st Shift


Acoustics Technician II - 1st Shift

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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We are looking for a talented Acoustics Technician to join our team specializing in preparing test articles for test, including initial build and final teardown for our location in Fridley, MN.

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.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • 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.

  • Responsible for acoustic instrumentation and test set ups in the Acoustical Technology Center (ATC).

  • Responsible for acoustics and vibration data acquisition in lab and test cells by using Handheld Sound Level Meter, Acoustic Intensity Probe, High-speed Multi-channel Data Acquisition System, and Accelerometers.

  • Responsible for operating and maintaining the ATC’s systems such as Air Handling, Remote Cooling, Fuel, and Exhaust Systems.

  • Effectively apply a wide range of computer tools to perform work. Gain an in-depth understanding of data acquisition by using SIEMENS’ LMS Test.Lab and B&K’s Sound Level Meter.

  • Participate in Acoustic Group’s Funnel Projects (Technology Development Projects).

  • Ensure proper documentation of test notes and related reports in accordance with appropriate standards.

  • Ensure proper and routinely calibration of test equipment’s and machines.

  • Pay starting at $24.52 - $26.97/hour, based on experience

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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Sep 28, 2021, 11:35:55 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210005MQ