Intern
Wabtec
Selkirk, MB
At GE Transportation , a Wabtec company, we move and improve the world. We are a global technology leader and supplier of equipment, services and digital solutions to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our innovations help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques and digitally connected machines.

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? Or do things that haven’t been done to make your life and someone else’s better? GE Transportation has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so for decades to come! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE Transportation delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary/Purpose
The Technical Advisor Co-Op will assist the on-duty TA to provide expertise in an advisory capacity to the railroad. In this role you will learn to build individual locomotive work plans, assist with meeting day-to-day short-term objectives, and the other various duties a TA has daily. The goal is to be ready for a Technical Advisor position by time of graduation.

Essential Responsibilities

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 GE Level 1 Locomotive
Online Training courses
Begin completing Level 1 TA OJT tasks
Learn to navigate GE eServices, catalogs, schematics, and other various resources
Learn to use and navigate customers computer system
Gain understanding of emission standards and emission critical components
  • Learn the various acronyms GE uses
    Completing various short-term projects given by Shop manager

    Qualifications/Requirements

    Must be a full-time student enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical discipline from an accredited college or university
    Minimum 3.0 GPA Ability to pass a drug screen and background check

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days
    Willingness and ability to work in shop environment
    Add Eligibility Requirement
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening
    Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen
    Desired Characteristics

    JR or SR year of Bachelor's Degree in Technical discipline from an accredited college or university
    Proficiency in MS office applications
    Strong oral and written communication skills
    Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    Ability to influence others and lead small teams
    Ability to lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
    Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
    Proven analytical and quality / process improvement skills

    GE Transportation 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! GE Transportation 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.