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Wabtec Corporation General Laborer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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.

We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people’s lives. It’s time to stop dreaming about the future; let’s build it together.

If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it’s that much easier to connect!

Who will you be working with?

Our production floor comprises of a host of different crafts, each with their respective duties, and types of expertise. As a member of the team, you will work closely with all departments and key stakeholders.

How will you make a difference?

You will be a key team member responsible for aiding on the production floor as a General Laborer to Weld, CNC Machinist, and Material Handler.

  • Handle material, tools, and equipment manually or with jib crane, performing own riggings as required.

  • Maintain high quality standards.

  • Consistently maintains level of productivity as determined by management.

What do we want to know about you?

A qualified candidate will be considered based on:

  • High school degree or equivalent.

  • 1+ years in custom build shop preferred.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.

  • Ability to operate a computer to read and input data.

  • Ability to operate hand tools and read measuring devices.

  • Ability to read and interpret 3D prints/schematics to complete standard work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management.

  • Ability to hold oneself accountable for results.

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot problems.

What will your typical day look like?

Daily tasks include Employees are regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, bend, work underneath equipment, reach above shoulders, and climb, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance. You will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products.

You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

More information on offered benefits, which include health, welfare, and retirement, is available at ( .

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable) and fitness for duty test (as applicable).

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.