HVAC Technician

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.

The HVAC technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing Wabtec HVAC systems from various Wabtec HVAC projects across both the Northeast (primarily) and the rest of the U.S. territories. The HVAC technician – Field Service is responsible for assisting with: the execution, oversight, and auditing of the Wabtec HVAC and APS/Inverter FMI crews.  This position is also responsible for assisting in training, overseeing, and audit other Field Service Representatives (FSRs) who provide some level of HVAC field service to the Carbuilders & Transit Authorities on Wabtec HVAC and APS/Inverter projects This position is also required to support other Wabtec systems (such as doors & brakes), as required.


Support activities for HVAC/Chiller & APS/Inverter projects:

  • Investigate, analyze, and repair in the field, failures of the Wabtec HVAC and APS/Inverter systems and make recommendations to the Wabtec Project Manager.  Support Wabtec`s customers as required.
  • Train, oversee, and audit other FSRs, who provide some level of HVAC field service support.
  • Create work orders for HVAC and APS/Inverter service calls and repairs.
  • Arrange to acquire and understand drawings and technical specifications of various Wabtec HVAC and APS/Inverter systems.
  • Understand Wabtec training material and documents.
  • Support the Wabtec training department in the field.
  • Provide assistance for any ‘unofficial on-car HVAC training’ to the Carbuilder and/or Transit Authority.
  • Manage tooling for HVAC and APS/Inverter repairs.
  • Comply with Wabtec and Carbuilder and Transit Authority safety procedures.
  • Manage warranty spares for active projects.
  • Participate in conference calls and meetings to support Wabtec Project Managers.
  • Ensure that all tools (being used) have valid calibration certificates.
  • Support the Project Management group as required, with investigations and data gathering.
  • Support Wabtec Engineering with technical feedback on their processes/designs/procedures.
  • Support other Wabtec systems, such as doors and brakes

FMI activities for HVAC & APS/Inverter projects:

  • When required:  Supervise Wabtec crews executing FMIs at the customer sites in the South East and Mid Atlantic territories.
  • Review Wabtec FMI documents and provide comments as required.
  • Order material/tools for FMI & support activities. 
  • Provide on-site training for Wabtec FMI crews.
  • When required, attend meetings at the customer sites and represent Wabtec. Prepare and submit reports of these meetings to the supervisor.
  • Organize/coordinate safety training for Wabtec field service personnel.
  • Undertake all assigned safety training courses in the Wabtec Learning portal on time.
  • Participate in the risk assessment of FMI activities.
  • Update FMI tracking spreadsheets.
  • Ensure that Wabtec QRS sheets are submitted by FMI personnel & supervisors.



  • Certification or diploma in HVAC maintenance/repair from a trade school or similar (including EPA Section 608 Technician Certification or equivalent) .


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an HVAC service technician, including welding/brazing experience.


  • Certified (EPA 608 or equivalent) to handle refrigerant
  • Read and understand electrical schematics and drawings
  • Experience in troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

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.