Amsted Rail

1700 Walnut
Granite City , IL


Amsted Rail
Granite City, IL Full-time
Posted on November 15, 2018

Amsted Rail – ASF-Keystone, Inc. a leading manufacturer of steel railroad castings is looking for energetic, friendly people to join our Granite City, IL team.  The following union positions are available:

Production & Maintenance Supervisors

  • High school diploma
  • Three to five years  of supervisory experience
  • Three to Five years of maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with industry and some experience with labor relations


General Laborers

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to work any shift and weekends as required.
  • Must maintain attendance and dependability.
  • Express work ethic/standards, initiative, attention to detail, and safety awareness.
  • Must work well with others in a team atmosphere.
  • Some experience in an industrial environment is a plus.

Electric Welders

Must have completed training at a technical college, vocational school or equivalent experience for Metal Arc Welding.


  • 5 years Industrial Electrical Experience or Associates Degree in Industrial Electricity or related subject
  • Ability to troubleshoot overhead cranes, motor controls, relays, and PLC controls
  • Familiarity with Substation Maintenance, VFDs, CNCs, and Robotics is a plus
  • Conduit bending and construction in an industrial environment is a plus
  • Attention to electrical awareness and safety
  • Receptive attitude to learning new technology and working as a team

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Maintenance

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Welding and pipe fabrication experience
  • Be able to provide own tools


  • At least 3 or more years of related experience in an industrial setting
  • Ability to work from blueprints or sketches
  • Physical ability in installing and working plant machinery
  • Problem solving skills to locate faulty parts, replace worn and broken parts and keep equipment in optimal operating condition
  • Be able to provide own tools

Shop Machinist

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Manual Lathe experience
  • Manual Mill experience- CNC experience is helpful
  • Problem solving skills
  • Pride in workmanship
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to create parts from samples or sketches
  • Ability to troubleshoot production equipment and initiate repairs
  • Knowledge of heavy duty rigging is helpful


Amsted Rail offers an excellent benefit package, which includes 401(k) with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid vacation and holidays and more.

Candidates can apply in person at 1700 Walnut Street, Granite City, IL 62040

Must use Neidringhaus Ave. entrance or online at