Senior Electronic Assembler

Wabtec Corporation

Germantown, MD


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.


  • Employee is responsible for assembling printed circuit board assemblies with minimum Supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow Job routing and perform tasks using Schematics, Drawings.
  • Responsibilities include hand soldering of components, performing touch-up.
  • Preparation and insertion of components by hand or by component locator.
  • Identify component type, polarity, and value.
  • Inspect components and complete assemblies for accuracy and conformity.

Minimum Qualifications_:_

  • High School Graduate

  • Good skills in reading and understanding assembly drawings and processes.

  • Two (2) years’ experience in an Electronic assembly environment or similar.

  • Ability to use a computer terminal and/or an MRP system (Oracle).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiar with IPC-A-610 Standards.
  • Lead / Lead Free Soldering Techniques.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to read and interpret a Drawings, Instructions, and the Routers.

Physical Demands:

  • Employee will be required to wear an Electrostatic Discharge device (ESD) while working with Electronic components.

  • Employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 5 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 20 pounds.

  • Requires daily face-to-face interaction with employees, Line leaders on the production line.

Work Environment:

  • Personal Protective equipment (PPE) is provided for all employees of Wabtec.
  • Gloves, Protective Glasses and Hearing protection is available.
  • Employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled environment, with frequent exposure to electronic equipment.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.