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Industrial Electrician

Date: Aug 30, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Gerdau

This position is for domestic candidates only.

Industrial Electrician

Competitive pay $67k to $79k depending on experience, plus weekly bonus.

New Extra Bonus:  New Hires hired before November 1, 2022 will also receive a $2,000* bonus paid out in December 2022, based on pro-rated calculation of company active service.

 

Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying electrical issues and finding ways to resolve them? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you like working in a rugged and exciting environment? Join us in our cultural and digital transformation to build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating

 

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    

  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  

  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 

 

We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 

 

You Have: 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3 years of heavy industrial electrical maintenance, installations, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor theory 120-480 VAC to 12v-180 VDC and the ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
  • Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, electrical and electronic wiring specifications, properties of various materials, and the principles of operation and application of equipment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of HVAC controls, electrical schematics, motor theory, and common electrical maintenance hand tools.
  • Intermediate knowledge of camera systems.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and cranes.
  • Flexibility to work 4 /10 hour days, Monday-Thursday, 6am to 4:30 pm with flexibiity to work a 12 hr rotating shift if needed.

 

Your Purpose: 

You will perform electrical maintenance and repair operations to keep the mill, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating conditions, working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance. Plan, layout, 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.  

 

Your Work:

  • 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 the machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications.  
  • Exercise judgment when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 480 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. 
  • Layout, 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

 

 

 

 

 

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 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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte