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Cummins Inc. Installation & Commissioning Engineer in Houston, Texas

Installation & Commissioning Engineer


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We are looking for a talented Installation and Commissioning Engineer to join our team specializing in engineering for our Accelera Business by Cummins, Inc. in Fridley, Minnesota.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • This dual product/customer focused position acts as technical liaison between the Cummins field service organization and the Engineering, Quality, and Manufacturing organizations to proactively identify, define, and prioritize product issues and to implement both short-term and long-term solutions.

  • Leads the investigation of product or system problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, and documents results.

  • Applies and supports product problem solving processes such as the seven-step problem solving approach and tools such as the product development roadmap to enable high-quality repair events.

  • Anticipates potential product or process issues in the field and delivers robust technical solutions.

  • Prepares the service channel for efficient service events, confirming that parts and special tools are available, service information (including diagnostics) is accurate and translated, and special care is ready for customers of new products.

  • Leads consensus with technical experts to make proactive engineering decisions, in the area of failure analysis and data trends, to implement final product resolutions to reduce customer downtime.

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

  • Field Investigation and Support - Gathers and communicates technical information, both internally and externally, between technical problem solvers and the service channel about product or process related issues by using proven problem-solving techniques so that issues get resolved quickly and to customers’ satisfaction.

  • Technical Service Information - Creates the information necessary for the service channel to efficiently and effectively troubleshoot and repair product to maximize customer uptime.

  • Product Serviceability Requirements and Review - Structures and publishes procedures that technicians follow to safely repair and maintain products, whilst ensuring repairable components are accessible.

  • Product Failure Reporting and Corrective/Preventive Action Systems - Defines and leads a process to record, prioritize, and resolve product failures using cross-functional reviews, rigorous problem solving methods, failed parts transfer processes, data management tools, and project management practices to effectively and efficiently improve the reliability of the product.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent of Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electromechanics) or qualified by relevant field engineering experience is required.


Prior Senior or Lead Engineer or qualified by equivalent years of work experience as a field technician in an electrical, mechanical, power generation, process plant or oil and gas environment is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

Travel rate is 50%.

  • Plan and execute the commissioning of hydrogen electrolyzers equipment at customer sites within the schedule and budget.

  • Perform site acceptance test (SAT) for final handover/acceptance by customers.

  • Supervise installation and construction activities at customer sites. Manage subcontractors on location.

  • Conduct site surveys in support of proposals, site selection and site requirements definition.

  • Conduct inhouse testing of our manufactured equipment in local test facility.

  • Resolve installation issues, procedures and methods by working with management, engineering, quality control and contractors.

  • Promote efficient flow of information and ensure complete and proper record keeping of commissioned equipment.

  • Demonstrate a tenacious personality and the ability to manage a high volume of customer needs at anytime.

  • Hands on, practical engineering experience –including the ability to interpret schematic diagrams and technical specification documents.

Base salary range: $84,000 - $126,000

Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

Cummins and E-verify

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-Texas-Houston-US, TX, Houston, Cummins Southern Plains

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 4, 2023, 1:41:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 230009RP