Fabrication Technician

Wabtec Corporation

Erie, PA


Position summary

ake 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!

This is an hourly union represented position. Local UE 506

Starting wage: $22.86

Position Summary

Operate press brakes - both mechanical and hydraulic, perform setups, read drawings, operate bandsaw, work with close tolerances on parts. Ability use various hand tools, grinders, hammers, clamps, etc.

Major Responsibilities

  • Must have press brake experience . Must have experience with set up both mechanical and hydraulic

  • Perform setups

  • Read drawings

  • Operate bandsaw

  • Work with close tolerances on parts

  • Use various hand tools, grinders, hammers, clamps, etc.


Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints

  • Basic knowledge using manufacturing instructions to form parts

  • Must be willing and able to work any shift

  • Must be able to demonstrate skills


  • 5+ years' experience in manufacturing fabrication or sheet metal fabrication

Functional Requirements

  • Ability to read and understand complex blueprints/scales/third angle projections

  • Understand math functions including simple math, decimals and fractions

  • Repeated bending

  • Exposure to constant noise 90 DBA

  • Exposure to fumes/smoke from burning, paint vapors, and dust

  • Prolonged walking/standing

  • Heavy lifting 45+ lbs

  • Must be willing to work in tobacco-free environment

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.