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Mobile Equipment Operator

Date Posted: May 21, 2019

Location: Bismarck, ND, US

Company: Gerdau


Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 


Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products.  Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.



Job Summary:


Operate mobile crane, magnet crane, mobile shear, and stationary shear to process scrap materials, load and unload scrap from trucks or railcars, and move scrap from one area to another.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


1.    Follow all established Gerdau Safety, Environmental, and Routine procedures specific to the yard. 
2.    Inspects mobile shear, magnet crane, and stationary shear daily and documents on checklists to ensure equipment is maintained and in proper working order.    
3.    Performs daily preventive maintenance on equipment to ensure proper working order such as lubrication, greasing, fueling, and keeping cab clean.    
4.    Inspects for proper scrap grade and safety and environmental concerns such as tanks, cylinders, etc. while shearing. 
5.    Shear unprepared material into prepared state identifying size, thickness, and physical dimensions.
6.    Use magnet crane to load/unload scrap from customer vehicles into appropriate piles or railcars in order to process for shipping.
7.    Use mobile equipment to lift and move scrap from one area of the yard to another.

Additional Responsibilities:


1.    Assist with yard housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
2.    Assist co-workers in daily operational duties that are essential to the yard in terms of safety, efficiency, and profitability.
3.    Problem solving input and contributions as required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications and Experience:


1.    Desire to enhance skills and knowledge to develop as a Gerdau employee 
2.    Promote and practice the core values of Gerdau  
3.    High School Education is preferred but not required.

Salary & Benefits


  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

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