Weekend Foundry Electrician
Amsted Rail-Griffin Wheel, the leading manufacturer of railroad wheels in North America, is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of 7 AM to 7 PM Friday, Saturday, Sunday or 7 PM to 7 AM Saturday, Sunday, Monday Electrician for our Keokuk foundry.
The Industrial Electricians are responsible for installation, maintaining and repairing industrial electrical equipment. Duties include install, maintain and repair electrical and electronic equipment and systems on all types of building and production equipment, monitoring, test, and control equipment. Layout, assemble, wire, test, and install electrical and electronic controls, apparatus and equipment, working from blueprints, schematics, sketches, verbal instructions, and other specifications. Diagnose and repair trouble involving electrical and electronic installations and equipment. Fabricate and install necessary brackets, hangers, supports, tubing, duct, and structural steel to accomplish electrical or electronic installations. Properly connect and use all varieties of electrical and electronic testing and alignment equipment. Install, maintain, and repair all controller-recorders and other instruments, make and install and maintain thermocouples and other sensing devices. Perform experimental testing and development on electrical and electronic equipment, devices and circuits, PLC troubleshooting.
Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred Electrician Journeyman or minimum of 2-3 years industrial maintenance related experience.
Must be available to work any of the shifts in a 24 hour operation, and permanently be placed on an off shift, work weekends and greater than 8 hours per day when needed.
Possess mechanical aptitude/ability.
Ability to learn Statistical Process Control Methods
Express work ethic/standards, initiative, attention to detail, and safety awareness.
Must maintain attendance and dependability.
Must work well with others in a team atmosphere.
Position involves regular bending and lifting; standing for long periods of time; pushing and pulling.
Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
Candidates should have reliable transportation, be able to pass a pre-employment respirator use exam, background check, and drug screen. Experience working in the metals industry is a plus.
Griffin Wheel is part of Amsted Rail Company, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of undercarriage and end-of-car rail components for heavy haul freight railcars and locomotives. Our company focus is to provide the most innovative products and integrated systems to meet the needs of the global heavy haul freight rail industry. We offer a team-oriented atmosphere and competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k), EAP program. We are a drug-free workplace. EEOC M/F/D/V