Wabtec Corporation

Kansas City, MO


Position summary

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:

It’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.

We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.

If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it’s that much easier to connect!

  • Shuttlewagon, a Wabtec Company is looking for an a mechanical Assembler. The Assembler is responsible for producing highly engineered, custom built mobile material handling machinery for rail related markets by using mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic assembly techniques as well as welding, electrical wiring and hitching on overhead cranes and jibs.


    • Read and follow standard work, BOM’s, blueprints, routings, specifications and other diagrams/instructions in order to build and assemble parts and equipment in an accurate and timely fashion

    • Obtain necessary tools and equipment

    • Handle material, tools and equipment manually or with jib crane, performing own hitching as required

    • Follows piping diagrams or other instructions to connect hydraulic/pneumatic hosing or piping accurately and timely

    • Maintain high quality standards

    • Consistently maintains level of productivity as determined by management

    • Spray paint parts as required

    • Layout, cut and fit parts as required to weld in place

    • Prepare machinery for shipping

    • Rebuild machinery and clean, repair, disassemble, reassemble, and adjust machine as necessary

    Wiring Principal Duties

    • Follow wiring diagrams/schematics to connect electrical cabling accurately and timely
    • Perform wiring sequence for point to point direct or harness wiring
    • Wire mounting panels and junction boxes per documentation/instructions
    • Create or re-wire harnesses and cables per documentation

    General Duties

    • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.  Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
    • Ability to fabricate small components
    • Complete production and quality assurance forms
    • Participate actively in team meetings and group discussions
    • Interface with engineering to accurately communicate information
    • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities or events as required
    • Adhere to Quality Management System Requirements
    • 5S activities
    • Ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English



    • High school diploma or equivalent required


    • 3-5+ years in custom build shop preferred

    Technical Skills

    • Ability to read and understand blue prints
    • Ability to operate a computer to read and input data
    • Ability to operate hand tools and read measuring devices
    • Ability to read and interpret 3D prints/schematics to complete standard work

    Behavioral Attributes

    • Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management
    • Ability to hold themselves accountable for results
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot problems
    • Desire to win

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.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.