Operator - Apprentice

Wabtec Corporation

Salem, VA


Position summary

ake 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

  • Performs work related to the operating of conventional and numerical control machines.

  • Operates machines as assigned, to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close tolerances and finish specifications, may include the setup of singular operations.

  • Responsible for the quality of work, which includes accurate counts, along with meeting production standards, uses precision measuring instruments to ensure machined items meet quality specifications.

  • Proactively seeks assistance for resolving operating problems.

  • Follows all company safety procedures and guidelines, keeps work area clean and in order.

Education / Training / Experience

  • Current High School Enrollment


  • Requires a general knowledge of machining techniques and methods, along with the ability to receive and execute instructions.

  • Must be able to interpret engineering part drawings and use precision measuring equipment and demonstrate all safety precautions for operating named equipment

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.