Gerdau
 Industrial Electrician
 About Gerdau  
 
 

Gerdau is the fourth largest overall steel company and the second largest minimill steel producer in North America. The company has the capacity to manufacture over 10 million tons of mill finished steel products annually. Through an integrated network of minimills, steel scrap recycling facilities, and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout North America.

We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.
 

 
 
 Job Overview:
 
 Gerdau
 
 Location:
  City:
   Whitby
  State:
   Ontario
  Zip:
   L1N5T1
  Country:
   Canada
  
 Employment Type:
  Full Time 
 
 Job Category:
  Installation - Maint - Repair 
 
 Minimum Experience:
  3 Years
 
Career Level:
  Experienced (Non-Manager)
 
 Education Level:
  High School/GED
 
 Job Title:   Industrial Electrician  
 
 Job Description:  

Gerdau is currently seeking an Industrial Electrician for its Whitby, Ontario mill.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, your main focus will be to test, repair, adjust and service all types of electronic and electrical equipment in the shop or field. This position works in the close proximity to line high voltage equipment.


Position Responsibilities:
- Inspect and test equipment to determine extent of damage and nature of repairs required.
- Analyze all types of drawings and wiring diagrams to determine material or replacement needs, assembly specifications, and methods.
- Plan details of working procedures, determine tools and material requirements, and implement plan.
- Locate source of trouble in electrical equipment or apparatus by tracing and testing circuits and inspecting for operating failure.
- Dismantle, inspect, repair, replace or adjust faulty parts and wiring on electrical equipment such as motors, generators, air compressors, relay and control equipment, panel boards, switches, circuit breakers, transformers, resistance banks and electric trucks.

 

 
 
 Qualifications:  

- MUST have Certificate of Qualification as Industrial Electrician (Completed apprenticeship)
- MUST have HS Diploma or GED
- 3 years plus experience as an industrial electrician in heavy industry
- Experience preferably in a manufacturing set up
- Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
- Experience using the following tools/equipment: wiring diagrams, drawings, calibrating and testing equipment, gauges, electrical and electronic tools, hand tools, pipe threading machine, drafting equipment, soldering iron, various types of wire, bolts, taps, wrenches, pillars, etc.
- Experience working with the following: AC and DC motors and generators, transformers, rectifiers, electronic controls and regulators, control systems and circuits, control panels, electronic gauges and detectors, circuit breakers, transistors, various mill and production equipment, conduit and fittings, wire and cable, solder, etc.
- The ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
- The ability to follow all safety guidelines
- Intermediate computer skills with SAP and Lotus notes desirable
- Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts (Days and nights)
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Gerdau offers excellent benefits!
Medical and Prescription
Dental
Vision
Pension/RSP plan
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.