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Brakes Repair Technician II 

LOCATION: Westminster / Maryland (US-MD), United States | BRAND: Knorr Brake Company | REQUISITION ID: 1409 | JOB GRADE:09 



Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today at!



The Brakes Repair Technician II provides repair or overhaul of pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment.  


Essential Functions

  • Troubleshoot pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems. 
  • Disassemble equipment and clean as needed. 
  • Perform initial evaluation and inspection of equipment as assigned.  Provide feedback as to what parts & labor are needed for repair.
  • Document evaluation findings and generate a Technician Evaluation Report. 
  • Routing of wires and installing crimp terminations and/or connectors.
  • Test and record results for subassemblies and assemblies.
  • Perform component level and some system level testing as instructed. 
  • Interpret readings of gages, indicators, and dials.
  • Assist in testing equipment and recording test results.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance and calibration on equipment as instructed. 
  • Provide support and assistance to other technicians and team members, as directed, and any other duties as assigned by the Cell Leader or Sr. Personnel.
  • Provide support and assistance to other technicians and team members, as directed, and any other duties as assigned by the Cell Leader or Sr. Personnel.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment and ensure the compliance with the company's rules and policies.
  • Must be able to comply with quality, product safety, and HSE rules and regulations. Be energy conscious, if applicable. 
  • Must understand and comply with applicable standards. ( i.e.: ISO 9001, ISO/TS 22163, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, and CMMI).
  • Maintain and safeguard business records


Technical Competencies

  • Technical Capacity: controls and instrumentation, ability to read and understand drawings and bills of material (BOM)  
  • Mechanical Aptitude: equipment maintenance, mechanical inspection tools and tooling 
  • Time Management to ensure equipment is ready for scheduled repair or overhaul
  • Strong Problem Solving, Troubleshooting, and Decision Making (in making job decisions, the incumbent is guided by policy, routine and procedures)
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word (data entry and report writing)
  • Verbal & written communication (customer interface as it relates to warranty and overhaul issues)


Required Education

High School Diploma


Required Experience

3-5 Years Relevant Experience


Work Environment

Sitting, standing, walking, crouching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, etc.

Maximum lifting/carrying: 50 lbs

What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you? 

  •  A rich, competitive Health Benefit plan including a wellness program that cuts your benefit premiums down to a fraction of the original cost
  • 401(k) Plan with a 50% Company Match for the first 6% deferred plus additional safe harbor and discretionary company contributions
  • Company Paid Life and Disability Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Personal Time Off and Volunteer Time Off
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
  • Monthly Employee Welfare Events and Volunteer Opportunities
  • Free Passes to Baltimore Zoo and Aquarium, Free Tee Times at local golf courses, and Free Gym Membership
  • Celebree Learning Center Westminster childcare discount
  • Exclusive access to travel, theme park and other attractions discounts
  • Automotive Discounts
  • Cellular service discounts
  • Special pricing on BJ’s Wholesale annual membership
  • PNC Workplace Banking and First Financial Credit Union member perks
  • Additional local business discounts

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore