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Maintenance Technician

Wabtec Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Pittsburgh, PA posted March 5, 2021.

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else’s life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.Job Description Summary:This position is responsible for maintaining and repairing plant machinery and physical structures of buildings and ground by performing the following duties.Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.* Utilizes strong mechanical skills to install, repair, and replace machinery and equipment.* Work with high voltage machinery including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex electrical issues.* Possesses basic knowledge of industrial machines* Receives written work orders or verbal instruction from supervisor* Assists with set-ups for specifications* Basic knowledge of industrial electrical skills* Performs routine scheduled maintenance as scheduled to minimize production downtime* Demonstrates strong troubleshooting skills to resolve mechanical and technical problems* Conducts machine set-ups to specifications* Operates welding, brazing and soldering equipment as required.* Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings to understand machine operations* Performs other related duties as assigned by managementJob Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Strong working knowledge in industrial electrical maintenance* Knowledge of general plant practices, floor layout and procedures including LOTO* Understands quality requirements and QAM* Possesses good communication skills* Able to work independently and as part of a group as a team player* Adheres to all safety regulations and practices and established company policies* Has the ability to learn quickly and apply new skills immediatelyQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, the following requirements must be met:Education/ExperienceHigh School graduate, or general education degree (GED), Electrical Technology degree or trade school equivalent and/or experience in industrial electrical maintenance.LanguageAbility to read and interpret, production schedules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, blueprints and diagrams. Able to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to think quickly and react to situations under time restraints. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with accuracy and thoroughness. Able to identify problems and resolve efficiently.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and smell.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing duties on this job, the employee is exposed to wet or hot, humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level is usually loud.NOTE: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents shall follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties as may be required by this position and supervisor.Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.