ELECTRICIAN - IMT

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Cambridge, Ontario, CA, N1T 1R9

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

 

About Us

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.  Gerdau is the largest recycler in the world.  Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.

 

Job Summary: 

Plan, lay out, and perform all operations required to install, troubleshoot, repair, construct, modify, calibrate, test, service, and program highly complex equipment in support of steel production operation and related plant facilities.  Need to have knowledge of electrical and electronic wiring specification, properties of various materials, and the principles of operation and application of equipment. 

 

What Gerdau Offers You

  • Rate: $ 42 / hour 
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Pension/RSP Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Tool Allowance
  • All uniforms and PPE provided

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
  • Perform rounds and check machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications. 
  • Exercise judgement when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 600 volts. 
  • Inspect and perform daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, HVAC Systems, PLC networks, and cranes, and repairs or replaces worn items as required.
  • Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as needed.
  • Lay out, install, and maintain a variety of complete electronically-controlled equipment, such as rolling mill loop controls, secondary distribution centers, programmable sequences, and pulpit control panel.
  • Balance loads and wire complex circuits.
  • Work with related diagnostic equipment including digital voltmeter, paper recorder, multi-volt meter, oscilloscope, and other electronic tools and equipment.
  • Maintain specified records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage. 
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints at an intermediate level.
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Operate mobile equipment to lift and transport materials, including cranes (includes rigging principles), man-lifts, and forklifts.
  • Ensure daily preventative maintenance is performed on vehicles and mobile equipment to include fueling, cleaning, and checking /adding fluids as needed.
  • Follow all PPE requirements and safety rules and guidelines for all tasks being performed.
  • Assist in training of coworkers as needed.
  • Maintain communication with coworkers through two-way radio and hand signals.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team with limited supervision. 
  • Maintain work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
  • Exhibit engagement in GBS tools and methodology.
  • Assist maintenance personnel as needed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

Education/Experience:

  • Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Electrician - 442A or Construction Electrician - 309A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades is required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor and drive theory and ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
  • Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, with experience in ARC flash requirements
  • Strong communication and work ethic, ability to work in a team and with other trades.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills, specifically, SAP experience.

 

Additional Information

  • All successful candidates must pass a post-medical and ergonomic assessment.
  • Background, education, and criminal record check will be performed.
  • Must have the ability to work rotating shifts.

 

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.  

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866)-788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com