Maintenance Technician Assistant

Wabtec Corporation

Greensburg, PA


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.


Supports Maintenance Technician as needed and performs specifically assigned tasks.    


  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and preventative maintenance on equipment 

  • Uses common electrical diagnostic equipment to perform preventative maintenance 

  • Troubleshoots and makes minor repairs to manufacturing equipment 

  • Operates metal forming components such as torches, MIG welders, grinders and drills 

  • Operates fork lifts, rigging equipment, man lifts, articulating lifts, ladders. 

  • Operates CMMS system and other common computer systems to document repairs, PM’s, communicate information between shifts, and to enter purchase requisitions. 

  • Installs and relocates storage racking, shelving, shadow boards, etc.… 

  • Demonstrates safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations. 

  • Maintains a safe, Clean and orderly work area. 

  • Under direction of the Maintenance Technician: 

  • Installation of new and relocated equipment, electrical power, plumbing, and pneumatics as required. 

  • Repair equipment or replace machine components such as pumps, cylinders, motors, valves, switches, PLC’s, Actuators, and safety devises. 

  • Install conduit, wiring, and associated electrical connections. 


  • Perform other duties as assigned. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   


  • Associate degree in maintenance technology or related field with emphasis in electrical principals. 

  • A thorough understanding of NEC preferred.   

  • Experience working with 480V 3 phase systems preferred. 

  • Experience working with hydraulics preferred.  

  • Experience with machine repair and diagnostics preferred. 

  • Ability to read and interpret manuals, schematics, and equipment drawings preferred. 

  • Ability to use oxygen/acetylene torch and MIG weld preferred. 

  • Preventative maintenance experience preferred. 

  • Must have analytical and troubleshooting skills.   

  • Must be able to utilize various tools to measure, diagnose, and repair equipment. 


  • Good verbal communication skills. 

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team. 

  • Computer literate. 

  • Must be able to accomplish tasks in a designated timely manner. 

  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules and work orders. 

  • If required to operate a fork truck, must be “certified” and have successfully completed formal training. 

  • Overtime may be required and employees are expected to make the necessary arrangements to accommodate this need.  

  • Given the nature of this position and the effects it has on production and manufacturing, individuals, must be able to work any shift, overtime and weekends on short notice. 

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.