Mechatronics - Intern

Wabtec Corporation

London, 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.

Job Description

Location: London ON

Full-Time, Fixed Term - 12 months ,

Scheduled Start: May 2023

Hours of operation - Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Reporting to the BTE Product Manager, this position is responsible for providing on a project specific basis, design, commissioning and technical support of Transit and Locomotive electrical, instrumentation, and automation systems of varying size and complexity. Specifically, the Mechatronics Engineering will be working on but not limited to:

  • Design, troubleshoot and maintain Mechatronic systems.
  • Use systematic approach to create processes/documents to troubleshoot electro-mechanical components for Automated Test Equipment
  • Program systems in various PLC languages.
  • Perform all aspects of technical work.
  • Ensure all Engineering aspects of the systems are sound and that designs meet all associated design criteria and specifications
  • Review technical work and contract requirements.
  • Determine electrical and instrumentation requirements for new projects.
  • Recommend technical direction for application of new equipment and upgrade of existing equipment and assists in the support of existing systems.

Qualifications that are considered assets:

  • Enrolled in Engineering or Science Degree
  • Knowledge is mechanical systems design, electrical systems design and programming.
  • Basic Understanding of pneumatic systems (valves, solenoids, cylinders, fittings, etc)
  • Basic PLC Programming experience.
  • Basic Experience with PCB design and troubleshooting
  • Ability to effectively interact with peers, internal stakeholders, vendors and service providers.
  • Effective two-way communication skills, including verbal as well as written forms

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.