Assembler WMS 3W (Hudson)

Wabtec Corporation

Fort Worth, TX


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.

Assemblers will perform multiple tasks while manufacturing locomotive/mining components, to include the installation of wiring harnesses and associated components, installation and/or connection of piping, limited tack welding, paint and associated application processes and material movement. Assemblers will use a variety of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools. Assemblers are responsible for working together to improve manufacturing processes and promote a climate of cooperation.

Assembly may include but is not limited to the following:

  • The sub-assembly of components and full assembly of finished
  • The installation and/or connection of wiring harnesses and associated Electronic components
  • The installation and/or connection of piping and associated plumbing components
  • The set up and completion, of various simple welding operations
  • Testing of assembly components for oil and/or air leaks, simple electrical malfunctions and various other simple testing.  Repairs to be made when failures are detected
  • The use of standard machine tools including, but not limited to drill press, band saw, lathe, press breaks, laser, pipe bender, spot welder etc., and a variety of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools will be required
  • Paint applications will include, but not limited to dry sanding, masking, unmasking, finish paint, stencil, seal and touch up  
  • Material transport may include the use of but not limited to radio-controlled cranes, forklifts and tuggers
  • Prying and setting heavy equipment
  • Work with all facility employees on improving manufacturing processes through prototyping, fabrication and experimental machining to develop and prove concepts and design and implement necessary fixtures and tooling for manufacturing improvements
  • Promote climate of cooperation, leading by example mentoring others in quality, safety, environmental, lean and high-performance work team philosophies

Minimum Requirements

  • 4-day (Monday through Thursday), 10-hour shift work week. Shift hours are 5:00AM - 3:30PM (1st shift) and 3:15PM - 1:45AM (2nd Shift). Must be able to work scheduled shift hours.
  • Starting pay rate is $23.08 per hour (up to $25.08/hour after 1-year progression and $25.90/hr at 4 years of service) with additional night shift differential of $1/hr.
  • $1,000* sign-on bonus after 60 days of employment
  • Must be able to read blueprints, schematics and manufacturing instructions in a sufficient manner to complete the assigned assembly tasks
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using electrical and/or pneumatic hand tools
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High-school diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Must be willing to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs and safety shoes
  • Must be willing to work in a tobacco-free environment
  • Be willing to take a drug test, physical & submit to a background check as part of the selection process
  • Be willing to submit to random drug tests
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Must be willing to work as necessary to meet requirements of the position, including the ability to work occasional weekends and scheduled overtime
  • Must be able to complete some operations at heights up to 20 ft.
  • Must be able to climb and complete some work on ladders
  • Must be able to lift material up to 40 lbs.
  • Must have ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment
  • Must be able to adhere to standards, do a quality job in a safe manner and within acceptable time
  • Every employee will be an in-process inspector

 Desired Skill Sets

  • Auto Body experience
  • Electrostatic Painting experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Plumbing experience
  • Light Welding experience
  • Warehouse experience
  • Construction experience
  • Related technical/vocational school experience

*Sign-On Bonus:

  • Employee must be employed at the time of the pay out
  • Additional terms and conditions may apply

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.