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Electrical Fitter

Wabtec Corporation - Wacol, QLD

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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: http://www.WabtecCorp.com .

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.

The purpose of the Electrical Fitter role is to operate as part of a team responsible for the cost-effective repair and overhaul of various electrical motors and components in accordance with OEM and Quality System requirements.


  • The day to day maintenance and repair of various electric motors;
  • Input on the daily scheduling of production work, assisting and giving input in cost reduction initiatives;
  • Conduct overhauls, rewinds and repairs on Traction Motors, Alternators and Blower Motors;
  • Conduct static and dynamic testing of electrical equipment;
  • Estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability;
  • Test electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods;
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration, and condition;
  • Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies using various methods and steps, including, but not limited to: parts washers/steamers glass beads blasting, etc.;
  • Use precision measurement tools and equipment to determine serviceability and accurate notation of results;
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies, including, but not limited to: bearings, brushes, brush holders, motor leads, seals, impellers, mechanical switches, fans, coils, and shields;
  • Re-test reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation;
  • Prepare cost estimates for repair of products including description of the problem, and/or expected serviceability;
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment as needed;
  • Lift, tighten, adjust, and/or secure heavy objects in order to perform work duties;
  • Assist other technicians and/or other shop members in skilled and/or non-skilled duties; and
  • Perform other skilled or non-skilled duties as directed or as collectively decided by the team.

Qualifications And Skills
  • Proven ability to identify report and address risks and work safely in manufacturing/repair facility;
  • Possession of Engineering Trade Qualification Level III in Electrical Machine Repair, Electrical Fitting or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated ability to repair, rewind and overhaul Medium and High voltage electrical motors and generators;
  • Sound communication skills including – concise verbal skills, the ability to write short technical reports and actively listen;
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail & ability to perform complex problem solving;
  • Possession of or commitment to obtaining High Risk Work Licenses – Forklift, Dogger or Rigger tickets;
  • QLD Electrical License, Soldering and Machining qualification and Brazing and/or Welding qualifications are desirable.

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.