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Maintenance Multi Craft - Military Veterans

at Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

The Maintenance Multi-Craft Technician will properly diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and maintain buildings.

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Must be able to work from electrical, mechanical and hydraulic prints, diagrams, and operating manuals.

·        Must be able to cut metal with an Oxy-Acetylene torch, air-arc, band saw, or hand tools.

·        Must be able to weld via MIG, TIG, or stick to fabricate new parts or to do machine repairs.

Preferred Qualifications:

·        Experience working in an industrial environment.

·        Experience working on, installing, fixing, and programing robotic control systems.

Principle Accountabilities:

·        Perform preventative maintenance procedures on building, mechanical equipment on a schedule basis.

·        Maintain records of scheduled maintenance and fill out work orders.

·        Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required.

·        Lay out and install any new or old equipment, machinery, structural work, conveyors, and piping to machinery.

·        Inspect and maintain fire systems.

·        Repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

·        Assist with the renovation/remodeling of the building such as repairs to plaster or drywall, painting of building, fixing of floors, repair broken windows, and repair or replace doors.

·        Change grinding wheels to any of the grinders in the plant and replace the old stone with a new stone when finished.

·        Make special tools, slings, equipment, and rigging for overhead cranes.

·        Repair and maintain forklifts and cranes.

·        Repair and balance scales in the plant.

·        Inspect, remove, or install electrical components such as transformers, overloads, circuit breakers, proxy switches, limit switches, outlets, disconnects, motors, relays, contactors, modulator motors, actuators, electric motor break, electrical valves, switch boards, fuses, heaters, photo eyes, pressure switches, Honeywell controllers, thermocouples, and all other electrical components.

·        Install and maintain wiring of lights inside and outside of the plant and this includes changing of light bulbs and ballast of lights.


Amsted Rail’s commitment to Equal Opportunity/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. 

Hammond, IN

Contact Information
Katie Hope
Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

At Amsted Rail, our organization is only as strong as the people we employ. We are continuously evolving to meet the demands of our customers and the market in order to remain an industry leader, and we encourage our employees to do the same. To help employees continuously grow and develop in an ever-changing marketplace, we have developed a formal People Development process that focuses on aligning development activities to both employee’s career interests as well as the needs of the business. Amsted Rail’s People Development process will provide the tools necessary to build our pipeline of talent for the future as well as create a rich and rewarding career experience.

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