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Maintenance Mechanic

  • 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 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:
Welding
Machinery alignment, installation, repair
Precise fitting of bearings, gears and shafts, motors, couplings
Rigging
Scaffolding, Operate JLG’s, 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.

How to Apply

To apply for this position visit our website: http://.www.amstedrail.com/careers