Senior Engineer/Technologist - Service Systems Engineering

Sacramento, California

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.

Senior Engineer/Technologist - Service Systems Engineering will improve the maintainability of the installed base of locomotives by working closely with both Engineering and Services teams.

Essential Responsibilities -

Mentor service engineers in the creation of locomotive maintenance instructions and ensure instructions are written at the level applicable to the target audience. Ensure all created instructions are field validated prior to publishing/release.

Mentor service engineers in the development of locomotive troubleshooting tools and techniques with a particular emphasis on ensuring safety and simplicity.

Train Service personnel on maintenance instructions and troubleshooting tools and techniques.

Develop training programs for new process and equipment.

Coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplined teams from engineering, GPOC and field service in tracking, repairing and elimination of repeat discrepancies on various locomotive platforms.

Lead teams of service engineers in the implementation of "Bad Actor Solution Programs".

Ensures operational excellence in the areas of integrity, controllership and compliance.

Qualifications/Requirements - Internal

At least 10 years of experience in Field Services/Maintenance.

Bachelor's Degree (Or an Associate's Degree with 2 years of professional work experience, Or a High School Diploma / GED


Availability and ability to travel domestically & internationally ~ 50% of the time.

Desired Characteristics - Internal

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics or Sciences

Experience in the design and/or maintenance of locomotives

Strong customer service mindset

Strong oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and leadership experience

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.

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