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Wabtec Corporation Wabtec Intern Program: Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor in Havre, Montana

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.

Wabtec Intern Program: Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisor – Havre, MT

Who will you be working with?

As an intern with our Field Services Americas team, you will see firsthand what it’s like to help our customer (BNSF) maintain their fleet of GE/Wabtec locomotives through advising, informing, researching, and assisting their mechanical employees. You will be part of a team made up of Wabtec technical and materials experts, all working to ensure our customer’s fleet is running at optimal levels.

How will you make a difference?

Our Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisors are trained subject matter experts in diagnosing and troubleshooting a variety of locomotives. They receive world-class training at our corporate training facility where they become certified in troubleshooting and advising on the maintenance of state-of-the-art locomotive engines. As an intern, you will get a first hand look and work side by side with Wabtec Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisors to discover all the benefits of this exciting and rewarding career path.

Multiple levels of training and certification are available to our Locomotive Maintenance Technical Advisors, which provides them with multiple career opportunities within the company as their careers progress. With over 27,000 global employees, Wabtec provides rich career development and growth opportunities for our employees.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a Technical discipline from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check.

  • The ability to maintain reliable and predictable attendance

  • A high level of dependability, a great attitude, and an ability to work well with a team towards achieving a common goal

What will your typical day look like?

  • Assist TA’s with coordinating and providing instruction on key programs and procedures related to locomotive maintenance/modifications

  • Develop and maintain strong customer relationships to create repair opportunities in the shop and to gain access to craftsman labor force

  • Work as part of a cross functional team, driving a "one team" focus, dedicated to customer success within the shop

  • Begin completing the various Wabtec Level 1 Locomotive Online Training courses

  • Begin completing Level 1 TA OJT tasks

  • Learn to navigate Wabtec eServices, catalogs, schematics, and other various resources

  • Learn to use and navigate customers computer system

  • Gain understanding of emission standards and emission critical components

  • Completing various short-term projects given by Shop manager

  • All other duties as required

What about the physical demands of the job?

  • Standing for long periods of time

  • Walking throughout the day

  • Walking up and down stairs

  • Climbing on/off of locomotives

  • Fitting into small or tight spaces if/when needed

  • Wearing all required personal protective gear (hardhat, steel toe boots, ear plugs, eye protection) throughout the day

  • Speaking and hearing

  • Typing and operating a computer

  • Working overnight shifts and multiple days in a row, as required

  • Willingness and ability to work various shifts in a shop environment

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

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.