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Industrial Mechanic/Millwright

Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA, N1T 1R9

Company: Gerdau

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.


Why You’ll Love it Here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people.  Gerdau’s growth is based on our purpose and 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.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position’s main focus will be to inspect, repair, replace, install, adjust and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

What Gerdau Offers You

  • Rate: $36.97/hour plus $1.00/hour once you have completed the Industrial Maintenance Technician (IMT) Training provided by Gerdau.
  • Compensation: including overtime, the average gross income for Industrial Millwrights in 2020 was $115,000 CDN.
  • 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

What You Will Do

  • Inspect, install, repair, replace, adjust all mechanical equipment in the plant.
  • Receive instructions, prints or work orders, covering scheduled and emergency repairs, installation and inspection work to be done.
  • Determine the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
  • Advise when immediate shut down of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.
  • Assemble or align gears, bearings and shafts, involving press, sliding and running fits, align pumps, motors, turbines and gear reducers.
  • Responsible for performing assigned maintenance work on large and small producing units.
  • Operate power driven mobile equipment and ordinary crane hooking.


  • Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Mechanic/Millwright – 433A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades is required.
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, with exposure to PM, Hydraulics, VF drives, PLC’s welding, crane work.
  • Strong communication and work ethic, ability to work in a team and with other trades.
  • Basic computer experience a must.

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 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.  If you need support or accommodation due to disability, please call the Impression Center at (866) 788-2798 or