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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Wabtec
Location: boise
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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: 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.

Responsible for the design, development, testing, and implementation of mechanical engineering projects. Evaluates customer specifications for mechanical design requirements, designs locomotive mechanical systems including underframes, trucks, equipment arrangement, cooling and lube oil systems, carbodies and fuel tanks. Prepares Mechanical Parts Lists and Bills of Material. Makes work assignments to mechanical designers. Directs teams in design of plans and schematics. Maintains good working relationships with clients, staff, and outside contractors. Supervises and supports team members and ensures that established goals and deadlines are met. Ensures compliance with safety regulations and requirements. Keeps superiors informed of status and significant problems.

Manages projects and leads teams in designing, developing, and assembling projects from concept to final manufacture.
  • Manages individual design and assembly projects.
  • Stays informed of new technologies, trends, and regulations in mechanical engineering. Applies innovative technologies to designs.
  • Researches design proposals, specifications, and requirements. Analyzes data and applies to product designs.
  • Troubleshoots machines and systems as required.
  • Prepares and coordinates reports including proposals, budgets, and construction cost analyses.
  • Evaluates price proposals and related documentation.
  • Prepares engineering, design, and assembly documents.
  • Ensures that safety regulations and requirements are met.
  • Schedule, plans, conducts and may supervise project work. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Recommends changes in procedures. Train junior level employees in technical complexities of assigned work. Reviews progress with management. Assist with the hiring, review, and evaluation of personnel performance. Operates with considerable latitude for unreviewed action or decisions.


College degree in mechanical engineering or related field.

Required Knowledge:

Thorough understanding of mechanical engineering and assembly principles.

Knowledge of code requirements.

Experience Required:

5+ years Engineering experience. Previous project management experience a plus. Previous supervisory experience a plus.


Able to prioritize projects.

Well organized.

Able to operate computer applications (Microsoft Office and engineering software).

Good communications skills.

Solid leadership abilities.

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.

Keywords: Wabtec, Boise , Mechanical Engineer, Other , boise, Idaho

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