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Cummins Inc. Remote Field Service Technician-Thunder Bay in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Remote Field Service Technician-Thunder Bay


We are looking for a talented Remote Field service technician to join our team in Thunder Bay.

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

-Completes preventative maintenance and/or basic repair activities on engines and related components at the customer site with minimal direction.

-Engages customers in a courteous and professional manner. Anticipates and ensures prompt and efficient attention to customer needs.

-Applies the use of specialized tools and follows documented procedures and policies to diagnose and complete basic repairs, including preparing required parts and tools.

-Performs preventative maintenance activities as per documented schedules and standards on engine and related components in the field.

-Escalates unresolved issues to more experienced Field Service Technicians and/or Supervisor.

-Maintains service vehicle and tools for cleanliness and proper operation.

-Completes required documentation, such as service worksheets, timesheets, warranty claims, quality documents via handwritten forms or business system input screens.

-Identifies additional service opportunities with customer.

-Completes training in line with skill and business requirements.

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

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

-Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

-Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

-Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

-Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

-Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

-Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

-Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

-Service Documentation - Creates and verifies customer, equipment and technical information; captures specific data using required service tools; follows procedures and documents required information in the service management system in order to have an accurate record of the work done.

-Technical Escalation - Obtains product technical issue information and utilizes available resources including data management tools; elevates issues to a higher level of expertise, balancing timeliness of customer response with investigation efforts; captures all troubleshooting steps in the appropriate database in order to ensure seamless transitions and accurate response to ticket resolution in a timely manner.

-Diagnostics Application - Translates customer complaints to develop troubleshooting plan; troubleshoots issue following guided work flows, procedures, specialized equipment such as mechanical and electronic service tools, and diagnoses computer software to isolate failed components to enable a successful repair; validates repair by duplicating complaint to ensure it has been resolved; documents results of troubleshooting in business systems to communicate what has been done for payment and historical tracking.

-Electronic Service Tool Application - Identifies the suite of available hardware and software tools required for a service event; utilizes the appropriate electronic tool set to maintain the product or diagnose and troubleshoot an issue; interprets electronic tool results or recommendations to determine next steps for service resolution.

-Product Repair and Maintenance - Repairs and maintains mechanical/electrical products following guidelines, using required tools within standard repair time to ensure a quality repair; disassembles and assembles engines or power generators following guidelines, using required tools to ensure a clean and organized environment; inspects and replaces parts and components following re-use guidelines to minimize customers cost of ownership; performs progressive damage check following guidelines to restore to pre-failure condition.

-Mechanical Knowledge - Demonstrates knowledge of Cummins and industry standards by complying with all safe work procedures including Personal Protective Equipment to create a safe work environment; applies mechanical principles and theories using appropriate tools and procedures to diagnose and repair products safely and efficiently.

-Engine Systems Interactions - Interprets and analyzes the interactions of internal and external electrical and mechanical systems (exhaust, heating, cooling, fuel systems, driveline, aftertreatment, controls, sensors, etc.) by applying tools, service publications (Cummins, Original Equipment Manufacturer) and taking measurements to efficiently and correctly diagnose and repair.

-Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

5000$ Sign-on bonus!

Education, Licenses, Certification

  • Apprentice Trained Engine Technician (Preferred).

  • Vocational diploma from relevant technical institution.

  • Locally valid driving permit.


  • Basic level knowledge of and/or experience with engine products.

  • Intermediate level knowledge of and/or experience with engine products.

  • This position is serving the Thunder Bay area

Will be performing routine maintenance on customer equipment,

perform diagnostic tests to identify technical issues, document service events,

capture trip information, complete travel expenses. Maintain tools, and equipment.

Ensure service truck is well maintained, clean and organized.

NORCAT certification is an asset.

Basic electrical knowledge is also an asset

Ability to manage local stock of replacement parts and tooling as necessary.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 430pm

Depending on Experience $42.20 Per Hour to $55.49 Per Hour

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our Company Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society.

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.

The successful candidate will be subject to our Pre-Employment Background Screening process that consists of a Criminal Background Check.


Primary Location Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg-Canada, MB, Winnipeg, Cummins Western Canada

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Nov 3, 2023, 11:22:04 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 23000AI7