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Industrial Mobile Equipment Mechanic 1

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Industrial Mobile Equipment Mechanic

Competitive pay $26.93 hr to $33.38 hr depending on experience plus bonuses


Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying equipment issues and finding ways to resolve them? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you want to work 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 
  • 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
  • A minimum of 2 years of maintenance experience in an industrial setting, preferably with heavy machinery.
  • Experience with repairing and fabricating spare parts for gearbox, components, pumps, as well as welding.  Previous experience on over-head cranes preferred.
  • Ability to work a rotating 8-10 hr day shift and every other weekend.Day shift position (10 hours most likely 6:00-4:30) that works 8 days on then 6 days off (rotating).
  • Team-oriented with communication skills required to work with supervisors, engineers, maintenance, and production operators. 


Your Purpose:

You will primarily perform maintenance and repair on overhead cranes.  A majority of the work will be done at a height of 40 feet or more, so frequent climbing and use of stairs is required.


Your Work:

  • You will have a variety of occasionally complex duties requiring considerable care to effectively and efficiently dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, as wells as general maintenance in varied capacities such as an electrician, pipefitter, machine repair, plumber, millwright, welder, and burner.
  • You will start, observe, and operate equipment to detect or verify the malfunction.
  • You will conduct preventive maintenance through inspecting, adjusting feed, speed power input and output, cleaning, and lubricating equipment.
  • You will tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.
  • You will detect and report faulty material, environmental hazards, and/ or improper operation of mill equipment or machinery.