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Cummins Inc. School to Work Pre-Apprentice in Richmond, Virginia

School to Work Pre-Apprentice


Cummins Sales and Service is the largest Independent Diesel Engine Manufacturer in the World with products in all markets, some of which include RAM Trucks, On-Highway Trucking, Industrial, Marine, Agriculture, Logging, and Power Generators. We are currently looking for Pre-Apprentice technicians from High School or Community College Automotive or Diesel Programs, other Skilled Trade Classes and members of Future Farmers of America (FFA) to participate in the Cummins School to Work opportunity.

Students can join the School to Work program at 16 years of age and work in the shop with a qualified Cummins Technician Diesel Technician in a real-world environment.

The Student Pre-Apprentice will be mentored by Journey-worker technician on the shop floor with the opportunity to become a Qualified Cummins Engine Technician with an opportunity to join the TAP. The Cummins TAP includes a fulltime job with graduated pay scale, NO college debt and Graduate with an Associate’s degree in Diesel Technology with several career

paths including Natural Gas Engines, Diesel Engines, Electrified Vehicles, Power Generation, Marine, High Horsepower Service Leadership and other opportunities.

Through the US Department of Labor standards, High School or Community College Students can work up to 19 hours per week during the school year and there will be no restrictions for hours worked during the summer months, this standard applies to all 50 States.

Pre-Apprentice responsibilities include:

-Following the guidance of a Journey worker Technician mentor

-Tool identification, functions and inspections for proper repairs and safety adherence

-Complete assigned Cummins Virtual College courses

-Inspection of engine components and repair procedures

-Engine component repairs and replacements under supervision

-Ensure shop, work area and tool cleanliness

-Complete safety training courses and JSA Process

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

-Learn Standard Repair Times (SRTs) and following documented procedures and policies to complete basic repairs and maintenance


Pre-Apprentice Requirements:

-Must be a minimum of 16 years old

-Have access to reliable transportation

-Meet minimum established standard of 95% school attendance

-Maintain a minimum 2.5 Unweighted High School Grade Point Average for sponsored education


-Mechanical experience through high school Automotive or Diesel shop classes, other skilled trade classes


Primary Location United States-Virginia-Richmond-US, VA, Richmond, Cummins Atlantic

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Jun 23, 2021, 10:28:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002Z7