Job Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

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.

Lump sum relocation assistance may be provided if eligibility requirements are met.

We have an opening for a Payroll Specialist in our Human Resources Department.  We are located on the North Shore at 30 Isabella Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15212, in Downtown Pittsburgh area.


  • Process multiple payrolls that run on a weekly and/or bi-weekly basis.
  • Import time into Workday payroll system. Audit the import processing, send reporting for approvals and finalize pay within the timelines set forth.
  • Process pre-tax, after-tax deductions and withholdings (i.e. W-4 taxes, garnishments, and local taxes).
  • Audit payroll against various payroll reports.
  • Enter pay input into Workday for changes, hours, earnings, and calculate retroactive pay adjustments.
  • Compile and translate corporate files for Unemployment, Fidelity (summarize data for corporate deductions) for all Wabtec PSIDs.
  • Communicate garnishments to vendor for processing.
  • Run ending labor and accounting reports and distribute to Finance.
  • Process W-2’s, W-2C’s, Amendments and Year-End closing.
  • Scan and store all active payroll files on network.


  • This position requires an Associate Degree in Accounting or related field, with 3 – 5 years of payroll experience required, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Knowledge of Payroll, Human Resource Information Systems, as well as tax and labor laws are also required.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Word.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of classified information.
  • Must have the ability to deal with all different pay classes, such as exempts, non-exempts, and unions.
  • Must have the ability to run multiple payrolls and work with deadlines.
  • Experience with Workday required.
  • Experience with Canada payroll and Expatriates a plus.

All salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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.