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AMSTED RAIL COMPANY Maintenance Mechanic - MAINT005298 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 Mechanic for our Keokuk, IA foundry.

The Mechanic position installs, maintains, repairs, dismantles, and reassembles machinery in industrial and construction settings. Their work must be precise so as not to introduce strain into complex mechanical systems.

Skills needed include:


Machinery alignment, installation, repair

Precise fitting of bearings, gears and shafts, motors, couplings


Scaffolding, Operate JLGs, Scissor lifts and perform mechanical repairs from these devices

Lift trucks/forklift certification

Blueprint reading, mechanical design

Equipment and Mechanical System Troubleshooting, problem solving and repair

Conveyors, carousels, ASRS systems, monorails, bulk conveyors

Material handling, SDS and the ability to follow safety procedures and work safely

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.

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