CNC Machinist WMS 3W

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.

CNC Machinists will be responsible for performing multiple tasks to support the fabrication of locomotive/mining components. In addition to machining, you will have responsibility for assembling components and other duties as assigned. Machinists are responsible for working together as a team to improve manufacturing processes and promote a climate of cooperation.

CNC Machinist may include but is not limited to the following:

  • Understand and perform all functions required to set up and operate a variety of CNC and /or manual machining equipment including but not limited to: 4 axis vertical lathes, horizontal boring machines, gear hobber, gear grinder, cylindrical grinder, radial arm drill and coordinate measuring machines
  • Use standard machine tools including, but not limited to drill press, band saw, lathe, press breaks, welding equipment etc., and a variety of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools
  • Change and adjust tools as required to maintain quality
  • Set up both fixtures and parts for machining
  • De-burr parts
  • Use manual and electronic inspection devices to check multiple quality parameters
  • Set up and perform simple welding operations

Other Duties

  • Promote climate of cooperation; leading by example mentoring others in safety, quality, environmental, lean and high performance work team philosophies
  • 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
  • Assembly of components and full assembly of finished parts
  • Paint applications including but not limited to dry sanding, masking, unmasking, primer paint application, seal and touch up work
  • Material transport including the use of but not limited to, radio controlled cranes, forklifts and tuggers
  • Prying and setting heavy equipment may also be required

All machinists will perform multiple tasks in any combination and concentration of the above-mentioned areas and will rotate through all or most of the processes rather than being assigned to a specific task. Machinist must be able to work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling numerous components and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Requirements

  • Starting Pay is $30.30/hr (up to $32.33/hr after 1-year progression and $33.35/hr at 4 years of service) with night shift differential of $1/hr when working 2nd shift hours.

  • Available shifts:

  • 4 day, 10 hour work week: 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.

  • 3 day, 36 hour (+ 4 bonus hours) work week: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 5:00am – 5:30pm

  • $1,000* sign-on bonus after 60 days of employment

  • Relocation assistance available*

  • 1-year CNC Machining experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using blue prints and manufacturing instructions to produce machined parts.

  • Must be able to lift material up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • 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, within allotted time.

  • Must have basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment technical assessment.

  • Every employee will be an in-process inspector.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must have 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 & 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.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of G&M code.

*Sign-On Bonus & Relocation:

  • Employee must be employed at the time of the payout
  • 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.