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Electrical Engineer

Date Posted: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA, N1T1R9

Company: Gerdau

About Gerdau

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America. Through its vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the Company serves a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes and fabricated steel to its customers throughout the US and Canada.

The Gerdau Cambridge Steel Mill has been a part of the local community since 1980 and has been producing hot rolled long steel products for construction, manufacturing and service center customers for over 30 years.


Job Summary

The Applicant will provide technical coordination and support in the operating and capital expense management processes by initiating and running projects using the capital expense (CAPEX) project process, equipment monitoring, stabilization, and improvements.  The Applicant will also provide engineering support to production and maintenance departments as required.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project Manager for CAPEX and non-CAPEX projects at the Cambridge Mill.
  • May be required to complete some projects at our Whitby Mill
  • Integrate new technologies into the plant.
  • Train and develop employees in technical and/or project related information.
  • Conduct Technical Studies to support CAPEX investments.
  • Support process improvement projects where applicable.
  • Manage onsite substation and liaise with utility provider as required to maintain compliance with all applicable regulations.  Oversee substation modifications, upgrades, and maintenance activities.
  • Participate in the development of Annual Action Plans.
  • Work in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders to ensure correct and proper selection, installation, and operation of all related equipment to obtain the desired production, safety, and quality levels.
  • Create, review, approve and issue engineering drawings as required for modifications, installations, and maintenance/repair purposes. Stamping of drawings is not required.
  • Must stay abreast of current technologies Provide engineering services for department projects and cost justification.
  • Assist in preparing, reviewing and troubleshooting programs for the plant PLCs and computer control systems.
  • Travel will be required, approximately 1 week per quarter.



  • Four year Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of industrial experience.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction techniques used in designing and constructing projects.
  • Ability to apply engineering fundamentals to the continuous improvement efforts of CAPEX and maximize the efficiency of the overall department operation. 
  • Good communication skills, ability to articulate ideas, detail oriented, and comfortable dealing with associates at all levels within the organization.
  • Knowledge of CAD software
  • Ability to create, review, modify and approve electrical engineering drawings


Additional Information

  • All successful candidates must pass a Post-Medical & Ergonomic Assessment
  • Background, Education and Criminal record check will be performed



  • Gerdau pay competitive wages
  • Bonus incentive eligible
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


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