Welder-Erie, PA
Erie, PA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Wabtec is hiring welders in Erie, PA!! Apply Today!

This is an hourly union represented position. Local UE 506

Starting wage: $24.97+$1 shift diff for 2nd shift

Benefits include, but not limited to:




401k (match)

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Uniform Allowance

All supplies/tools provided

And more

Position Summary:

Weld Technician is responsible for cutting and joining various types of metals and materials for locomotive components. You will operate appropriate equipment to construct mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it delivers the foundation for strong infrastructure of our products. A Weld Technician must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment while following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Braze, spot weld, ARC, MIG, TIG, submerged ARC, flux core, robotic weld and locomotive weld

  • Make layouts, assemble and weld using fixtures or templates

  • Able to perform prep, grinding, snagging, and clean-up of welded areas, etc.

  • Read blueprints and scales

  • Perform operations on saw, punch press, etc as required

  • Ability to operate a crane and forklift


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 5+ years' experience in welding using ARC, MIG, and flux core processes

  • Must be willing and able to work any shift


  • Welding certification

Functional Requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand complex blueprints/scales/third angle projections

  • Understand math functions including simple math, decimals and fractions

  • Ability to climb repeatedly and work from heights off ladders, platforms, and scaffolds

  • Repeated bending

  • Exposure to constant noise 90 DBA

  • Exposure to fumes/smoke from burning, paint vapors, and dust

  • Prolonged walking/standing

  • Heavy lifting 45+ lbs

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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