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AMSTED RAIL COMPANY Maintenance Electrician - MAINT003956 in Keokuk, Iowa

Amsted Rail Griffin Wheel, the leading manufacturer of railroad wheels in North America, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Industrial Electrician for our Keokuk, IA foundry.\ \ The Electrician must be able to demonstrate a safe work ethic utilizing extensive knowledge of OSHA policies and programs.\ \ Skills needed include:

  • Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot and repair Electrical systems including: drive motors, electrical field devices including proximity switches, limits, and lasers.
  • Maintaining electrical and electronic equipment, PCs/PLCs, variable frequency drives, electronic/electrical troubleshooting and process control loops.
  • Ability to connect to PLCs including SLC 500 and Controllogix systems, troubleshoot and solve problems, including performing program changes.
  • Ability to perform new electrical installation of equipment, including conduit, sealtite and install new wiring runs.
  • Knowledge of OSHA 29CFR 1910 General Industry Safety Standard: Lock Out Try Out, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Hot Work Practices, Mobile Equipment Operation, NFPA 70E, PPE, etc.

\ \ Must be able to work without direct supervision, be a self-starter, pay attention to details including accurate data collection/entry and tracking of preventative maintenance information.\ \ Hours of work will be on an off shift with daily and weekend overtime as required. The ideal candidates will have advanced schooling and/or 5 years of verifiable industrial maintenance experience.\ \ Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and successfully complete screening and skills tests prior to interviewing.\ \ Amsted Rails commitment to Affirmative Action:\ \ Amsted Rail is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.\ \ To review our EEO Policies or to request assistance please go to and select EEO Compliance/Statements. To learn more about us, please visit us online at\ \ Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity