Technician II

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.


Our Senior Tech’s are responsible for the testing and inspecting of precision electronic/mechanical devices, documenting and reporting on the tests performed, and the troubleshooting of these devices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform functional tests on products at sub-assembly and final assembly level.
  • Troubleshoot failed products/subassembly to component level and/or root cause.
  • Test products per written test procedures, verify current revision level of product, and visually inspect products for appearance and workmanship prior to final turn in.

Minimum Qualifications_:_

  • A.A. degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or equivalent technical / military certification.

  • Three to five years experience as a bench technician, troubleshooting and repairing electronic assemblies to the component level.

  • Knowledge of common test equipment, i.e., oscilloscopes, multi-meters, signal/function generators, frequency counters, etc.

  • Ability to read, understand and analyze schematic drawings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:        

  • Two years’ experience in an electronics manufacturing environment.
  • Good working knowledge and experience with testing pneumatics.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft OS.
  • A background in production or prior military experience in the electronics field.
  • Proficient in the use of HyperTerminal, Pro-comm, or Tera Term software.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to respond positively to feedback and implement change in process and procedures as needed.

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Employee is regularly required to walk throughout the day.
  • Employee is regularly required to see and observe small labels, and components.
  • The Position requires the employee to be on-site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.

Work Environment:

  • Employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled production environment, with frequent exposure to Office and Electronic Test equipment.
  •  Employee Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and loud noise.

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.