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Drafter/Designer - Military Veterans

at Wabtec

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's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare general arrangement, working plans and detail drawings (components, molds, & assembly) for Foundry/manufacturing.
  • Adhere to established engineering change order procedures.
  • Check dimensions of part layout drawings, material to be used and relation of various parts for a project.
  • Requisition materials for production.
  • Prepare/assist in creating Bills of Material.
  • Prepare part layouts.
  • Check purchase orders for accuracy and correctness.
  • Adhere to Wabtec Code of Conduct.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • High School Diploma, Vocational School, or Equivalent.
  • Experience with 2D and 3D mechanical drawings and models.
  • Experience with manual drafting or CAD/CAM systems. Solidworks preferred.
  • Knowledge of machining is helpful but not required.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work in teams.
  • Independent judgement and proactive problem solving.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in arrangement drawings, detail drawings, part drawings.
  • SolidWorks or other 3D modeling software.
  • AutoCAD or other 2D modeling software.
  • Industrial design/drafting experience.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • Employee is regularly required to communicate effectively and clearly. Present Technical information.
  • Employee needs to be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to access and navigate the production facility.
  • Employee is regularly required to see and observe small handwriting, labels, and components.
  • Employee is regularly required to wear steel toed shoes safety goggles while in production area.
  • The Position requires the employee to be on-site during scheduled shift to perform daily duties and responsibilities.
  • Requires intermittent face-to-face interaction with employees on production line.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will work at times in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, 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.

Export, PA


Wabtec is a leading global provider of equipment systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for the freight and transit rail sectors. Drawing on more than 150 years of experience, we are leading the way in safety, efficiency, reliability, innovation, and productivity. Whether it's freight, transit, ports, logistics, mining, industrial, or marine, our expertise, technologies, and people together - are revolutionizing the way the world moves for future generations.

Who We Are Looking For

As one of the largest suppliers in the rail industry, Wabtec keeps the global economy moving, helping our customers here and around the world transport people, goods, and services. And military personnel are a big part of our success story.

Did you know one in five employees in the North American rail industry come from the military? At Wabtec, we have a long history of working closely with veterans and transitioning them into successful employees and leaders. At Wabtec, you will experience a familiar unity in how we work as a team, the values we share, and the way we serve our customers.

Wabtec is actively seeking transitioning military service members, military veterans, and military spouses across the globe. We value the skills you have developed and the service you have provided our country. We also understand the value you will bring to our organization. Join us.

Should I Apply?

Wabtec is a mission-focused team, a family coming together to revolutionize the way the world moves. We understand our customers and are committed to delivering innovative and lasting transportation solutions. Our collaboration, passion, operational rigor, and long track record of delivering innovative solutions to the transportation industry sets our company apart.

Does this sound like your next mission? At Wabtec, you will find a competitive salary package, great benefits, and a robust training program with development opportunities worldwide. Over the years we have supported all of our active-duty military employees while still serving in the reserves. Our values emphasize people first, embracing diversity, and a focus on safety and innovation.

Come grow your career with a winning company with a great culture, a place where you can feel supported by other military employees and thrive.

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