Mechanical Assembler

Wabtec Corporation

Cambridge, Canada


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.

Business Overview:

At Pride Bodies Ltd., we offer custom design and fabrication of utility, service, construction and other custom truck bodies. 

Job Overview:

Apply safe automotive/manufacturing work practices and become familiar with equipment (saw, drill press, iron worker, welding machine)

Perform a wide variety of tasks that require stamina and an eagerness to learn on the job;

Understand instructions and carry them out efficiently within the given deadline.

Essential Responsibilities:

Take all work order packages from start to finish;

Possess in-depth knowledge of automotive electrical systems and mobile hydraulic systems and the ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics;

Install hi-rail gear or body mounting of all types;

Trouble shoot electrical problems quickly and effectively;

Capable of connecting aftermarket electrical accessories to various chassis;

Basic Qualifications:

Experience with vehicle-mounted equipment particularly with the operation of and installation of hydraulic/electric cranes, air compressors and service bodies;

Possess thorough knowledge of mobile hydraulic and electrical practices;

Be familiar with the various fasteners used for installation of above equipment onto automotive vehicles;

Be capable of welding ¼” to ½” material in flat and vertical positions and be CWB certified;

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven safety record.  Able to work safely at all times and be conscious of taking the 2-minute warning to check for hazards at your workstation before beginning any task;
  • Dedicated and dependable;
  • Explain and apply good communication skills;
  • Demonstrate effective time-management skills and planning skills;

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in Canada is required;
  • No relocation assistance provided for this position.

Benefits of Working at Pride Bodies Ltd.:

  • Day shift:  41-hour work week, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-Th, 7 a.m. to Noon F;

  • Competitive compensation package;

  • Annual vacation, company-paid holidays;

  • Benefits, effective upon hire, include health care, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, disability coverage, out-of-country medical, Group RRSP/DPSP

  • Uniforms, safety-boot allowance and prescription-safety-glass allowance upon completion of probation period;

  • Education assistance;

  • On bus route; on-site parking.

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.