Field Service Technician

Wabtec Corporation

Fountaindale, Australia


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 offering you:

  • Permanent full-time position with competitive remuneration

  • Rewards & Recognition Program

  • Discounted health insurance with Medibank

  • Novated Leasing with Custom Fleet

  • Lifestyle discounts with Woolworths, Coles, Avis, Quest, Accor Hotels etc

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program

How will you make a difference?

The Field Service Technicians are responsible for facilitating the successful installation, maintenance, and servicing of WABTEC Collision Avoidance System (CAS) technology on light and heavy mining vehicles in various site locations nationally and globally. The role is required to work on full site installations as well as smaller individual equipment installation projects. Tasks vary from mobilisation activities, equipment scoping, installation, commissioning, ongoing maintenance and demobilisation. Often working independently onsite, remote support is provided from our Australian headquarters in NSW.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Onsite installation and commissioning of CAS systems

  • Act as the site representative / face-to-the-Customer on behalf of Wabtec

  • Site management for project installations, including overseeing sub-contractor resources

  • Conduct scoping activities prior to installation for customer review and approval

  • Drive EHS compliance and continual improvement of safe work practices

  • Maintain accurate and timely project / service delivery records

  • Prepare site specific documentation for the project

  • Training of personnel on the installation and operations of the CAS system

  • On-demand customer service and support, including troubleshooting and planned maintenance

  • Ongoing site maintenance work as required to ensure high availability of equipment

  • Conducting installation quality audits

  • Must be willing to travel on short notice domestically and internationally

What do we want to know about you?


  • Auto Electrical / Electrical Trades qualified

  • Min 3 years Industry / Mining experience after gaining trade qualification (preferred)

  • Working at Heights (desirable)


  • Mining Industry Site Experience (mandatory)

  • Intermediate ability with Microsoft Office (mandatory)

  • Heavy Vehicle - Mining Auto Electrical Experience (desirable)

  • Site Supervision Experience - Trades (desirable)

  • Networking systems (LAN / WAN) basics (desirable)

  • Gathering customer inputs and translating to solution requirements

  • Managing changing work priorities in a dynamic customer site workplace

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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.