Summary: Assemble and test multiple styles of front and rear bus door electrical and pneumatic actuators. Will need some
direct supervision from Team Lead and/or manager. Can determine work needed to be completed and act accordingly.
Work from blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams and Process Standards Sheets (PSS), Team Leader and manager
instructions, by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Use computer to pull up latest drawing of actuator to be assembled.
Using pneumatic tools, hand tools, electric tools and torque tools to attach and properly secure a wide variety of components
and subassemblies to a base plate.
Start to perform based test components and/or final assembly as called for in the PSS. Adjust components as needed and
certify quality of assembly or sub-assembly.
May fabricate components to be used in the final assembly such as teeter lever or engine housing or components. Some of
these operations may involve light machining and light welding.
Follows assembly drawings, Process Standard Sheet (PSS) instructions and verbal directions from Team Leader and
Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring
opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Ability to follow instructions and management directive.
Ensure a safe working environment, good housekeeping and 5?s for your respective area and all of VBI.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); technical studies preferred; and two (2) to four (4) years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Vapor is the principal door equipment supplier to the North American bus industry. A broad range of products is available for transit and commuter buses, intercity and tour coaches, and utility vehicles. We have had the Prestigious honor of being part of the 101 Best and Brightest Employers in the Chicago land area for nine years and Vapor Bus International is part of a larger organization of Wabtec Corporation with earnings of 4.2 billion.
The company offers complete automatic door systems as well as individual components such as actuators, door controls, door panels, seals, and door accessories. Both pneumatic and electric actuators are available. Control options range from simple electro-mechanical devices to high-capability, microprocessor-based systems. Being a vertically integrated manufacturer and assembler, with metal fabrication, CNC machining centers, with powder coat painting ability and final assembly operations we offer a wide variety of opportunities.
Vapor maintains strong relationships with transit properties throughout the U.S. and Canada and is an active member in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Canadian Urban Transportation Association (CUTA).
Vapor strives to understand the needs of the evolving transit industry and to provide products and services that satisfy these needs.
Sales and service for Vapor products is provided by representatives located at offices in New York, New York; Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; Sacramento, California; Toronto, Ontario; Baltimore, Maryland; Austin, Texas; Manchester, UK, and Sassuolo, Italy.
Vapor Bus International is committed to combining the skills and experience of its people with the best equipment and processes to offer world-class solutions for its customers' needs.