Maintenance Electronics Technician

Wabtec Corporation

Salem, VA


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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will have the skills, qualifications and tools to perform mechanical, electrical, and electronics work on CNC machines and manual machines used in Graham White’s machine shop.
  • Expected to perform electrical and electronic repairs on furnaces and other equipment in the Foundry.
  • Will do repairs and perform preventative maintenance and keep records as required by Graham White’s Quality System.
  • Expected to learn additional skills as necessary towards objective of keeping all Graham White equipment running.
  • Expected to communicate across departments regarding equipment status and other issues as needed.
  • Other duties will be assigned by the Department Leader


  • Electronics skills.
  • Possess knowledge of PLC ladder logic.
  • Capable of learning CNC diagnostics and repair.
  • Must possess personal computer skills with ability to fully utilize CMMS.
  • Knowledge of phone and data transmissions systems is desirable.
  • Able to plan and order materials as needed.
  • Must be a good communicator both verbally and written.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and ability to apply GW Hazardous Energy Policy consistently (Lockout/Tagout.)

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.