Mechanical/Hydraulic Installer

Wabtec Corporation

Cambridge, Canada


Position summary

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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.

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;

  • Possess personal toolbox with mechanic's air and hand tools used for electrical, pneumatic, and general assembly.

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, annual tooling allowance;

  • 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.