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Industrial Electrician

  • Full Time
  • Keokuk, IA
  • Posted on December 14, 2021
  • Salary: $31.35/hr

Website Amsted Rail Company, Inc

Job Description

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, PC’s/PLC’s, variable frequency drives, electronic/electrical troubleshooting and process control loops.
  • Ability to connect to PLC’s 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.

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