Wabtec Corporation

McPherson, KS


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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

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.


Assemble parts per drawing and perform welding operations within the specified parameters to complete assemblies in a timely manner.


  • Perform set-up, operation, and day-to-day maintenance of MIG welding equipment
  • Read linear measuring devices accurately and determine assemblies are to specifications
  • Weld around various shaft diameters, flat, vertical fillet, and lap joints of 7 Ga. to 5/16” metal.
  • Follow welding parameters set by standard specifications to produce quality parts
  • Visually inspect welds to determine compliance with specifications    
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Accurately report labor and inspections daily
  • Work under limited supervision, with continuous effort to improve operations, work and/or coordinate with other employees to streamline processes


  • Ability to read blueprints/drawings, specifications/standards, and follow oral instructions
  • Ability to use, and read measuring devices and equipment
  • AWS certified welder or pass In-house welding tests
  • Ability to stand for approximately 8 to 10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. approximately twelve to sixteen times per hour

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.