Wabtec Corporation

Knoxville, TN


Position summary

t 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 Purpose/Scope: 

To meet the demands and complete customer orders in a timely, accurate and safe manner; repairing and fitting large steel castings meeting customer and internal requirements.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Weld, grind and fit castings to specifications (https://i.e. repair steel surfaces as required)
  • Attain welding certification(s) per internal and customer requirements.
  • Read and interpret drawings and verify casting specifications by use of measurement equipment  (https://i.e. digital calipers, tape measure, thickness gauge, depth gauge, etc.)
  • Follow written instructions per required processing requirements.
  • Maintain shop equipment and related welding / fabrication tools
  • Report inventory needs ensuring adequate materials are available.
  • Operate overhead crane and forklift
  • Work overtime as needed to achieve production requirements
  • Works with all functions to ensure achievement of the company’s quality objectives.
  • Perform duties or tasks as directed that will assist in ensuring conformance to the company’s quality management system and policies

Supervision Received and Given: 

  • This function reports to the Production Team Leader
  • Based upon experience, will assist in training of new employees

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.