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Wabtec Corporation



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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

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.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations.
  • Inspect equipment components for compliance with Wabtec processes
  • Install and remove different components of the diesel engines such as cylinder heads, strong back, liners, power assembly, etc.
  • Remove and install heavy Locomotive equipment such as Compressors, blowers, Rad fan, radiators …etc.
  • Repair /Remove/Install different components of the Pneumatic system components
  • Understand P&ID drawings of the mechanical systems and doing the needed troubleshooting
  • Understand the interfaces between the mechanical and electrical system
  • Replace Combos/ trucks from underneath locomotives
  • Perform the carpentry works needed
  • Diagnoses malfunctions in diesel engines, air equipment, trucks or other components to determine nature of problem and needed repair or replacement.
  • Perform emergency repairs to locomotives.
  • Replaces locomotive and diesel engine components including but not limited to wheels or trucks, traction motors, springs, couplers, draft gear assembly, gear cases, cylinder heads, air compressors, and turbo chargers.
  • Performs daily service of locomotive units: fuels, waters, lubricates and oils; wipes down and cleans unit/windows; checks supply and drinking water.
  • Performs periodic and annual inspections Wabtec processes pertaining to inspections
  • Operate light and heavy cranes, forklifts, car moving equipment, and other various vehicles is an advantage
  • Operate electrical and gas welding equipment to join a variety of metals and alloys; operate acetylene torches for cutting and/or shaping metal parts such as aluminum, cast iron, steel
  • Maintain written and computer records for maintenance and repairs as required
  • Give direction and share knowledge to part time seasonal mechanical staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure the safe, reliable, and enjoyable working conditions.
  • Read a work instruction, DIN STD, understand measurements, calibration, tools handling and preservation  


  •  8-15 years of experience preferred in locomotive, automotive, heavy trucks or equipment
  • Diploma of secondary school at minimum, Preferred TOMPOSCO or Mubarak Cool institutes
  • English basics required. Ability to read & understand products manuals and maintenance instructions.
  • Prior Locomotive maintenance experience
  • Has good experience on working with complex mechanical system
  • Understand the mechanical Pneumatic system
  • Working with High pressure tools such as HTI Engine cylinder head tools
  • Understanding the working theory of the Diesel engine and Electric compressors
  • Has knowledge with carpentry works
  • Has experience with welding works
  • Has good experience with dismantling and installing various engine components
  • Willing to submit to a pre-employment, criminal and driving background review.
  • Willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screening.  
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Working hours “ as per Egyptian laws” , working in shifts is likely an option as well. 
  • Candidate should be able to submit a physical prequalification test as well as regular physical test as needed  
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling.
  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces, frequently climb ladders and on/off equipment, and work from various heights including making repairs on top of locomotives and railcars.
  • Able to work in conditions that include loud noise and fumes
  • Able to work on and around heavy and moving machinery, bend, walk, stand and sit for extended periods of time and use hand tools.
  • Follow safety policies and procedures and wear the required personal protective equipment required for the job in a safe manner

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.