Bench Test Equipment Assembly Technician

Wabtec Corporation

London, Canada


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.


Location: London, ON


Elligible for Employee Benefits - Wabtec offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, from Health & Dental to tuition refunds, and much more

Local Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday , 8:00am - 4:30pm

The production Bench Test Equipment (BTE) Assembly Technician will report to the Production Line Manager.  They will also work closely with the BTE Manager and Test Technicians.

Specific Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills include:

  • Assembly of new product

  • Assembly of time sensitive or politically sensitive production runs

  • Modification of new and/or used product

  • Assembly of Bench Test Equipment (BTE)

  • Communication with test technicians

  • Must demonstrate excellence in soldering and mechanical assembly.

  • Ability to read and analyze complex instructions, procedures, engineering drawings, schematics and specifications. Also be able to provide feedback for improvement.

  • Knowledge of assembly procedures, processes, and quality specifications.

  • Ability to locate and analyze production problems.

  • Ability to use test equipment to verify product or troubleshoot.

  • Hand and Eye coordination as well as finger and hand dexterity.

  • Detail-oriented. Precise.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team within production and other departments.

  • Self-confidence.

  • Excellent communication and verbal skills.

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Education: Post-Secondary, Electronic Technician Diploma preferred.

  • Experience: 5 + years in Electronics Assembly

  • Training in IPC-610 and IPC-620 (or equivalent). Able to understand the IPC standards and apply them.

  • Prior PCB, cable & harness assembly experience preferred.

Perks of working at Bach-Simpson, a Division of Wabtec

Working for Bach-Simpson, you can expect to be supported in an environment that emphasizes that we succeed as a team. We are committed to investing in employees personal and professional development by providing training and development opportunities, locally and within the greater Wabtec corporation. This allows our employees to grow within their roles, and within the organization.

Bach-Simpson has a social committee that organizes events to provide a break from routine. Events often recognize the work that our employees do, and celebrate milestones and accomplishments together.

We are please to provide paid holidays in addition to standard Stats, and a time-off plan that is structured to support your needs.

Successful candidates will receive assistance to purchase the required personal protection equipment for their role

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.