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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Melt Shop

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: CARTERSVILLE, GA, US, 30121

Company: Gerdau

This position is open to domestic candidates only.

Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.


What can Gerdau offer you?

  • Competitive pay and monthly bonuses!
  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans  (No waiting period)
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 100% match 401K up to 6%
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Career Path Program


What qualifications must you have?

  • Strong electrical, mechanical, and welding skills with  1 – 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing, industrial or similar maintenance position.
  • Strong understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, blue-print reading
  • Ability to work in heights and variable weather
  • Ability to work a 12 hr rotating shift, days, nights, and two weekends a month (Dupont Schedule)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read drawings, charts, tables, and experience with using various precision measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Ability to read, write, and subtract and use shop mathematics. 


What will you do?

As a Plant Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, you will perform maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition; working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance. Work involves a wide range and variety of complex work and duties requiring considerable care to effectively dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, or otherwise work on general maintenance in varied capacities of such areas as electrician, pipe fitter, machine repairman, plumber, millwright, welder, and burner.


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.


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