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Maintenance Electrician

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72916

Company: Gerdau

About Us

 

At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and helps us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.

 

Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Jackson, Michigan and Huntington, Indiana.

 

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America and Brazil, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Maintains production and quality by performing a variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for the generation, distribution or utilization of electric energy.

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Locates, troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems and equipment to a component level by using a variety of tools, and measuring and testing instruments. 
  • Work involves the following – installation, repair and maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment such as transformers, switchboards, controllers, power distribution units, circuit breakers, motors, VFD, heating units, conduit systems, and other electrical equipment and components.
  • Tests and replaces lead acid batteries for uninterrupted power systems (UPS) and other equipment. Normal work is on 480 volt or less systems and equipment, occasional closed door switching on arc safe and metal clad medium voltages (4.16kv, 34.5kv) equipment.  Occasional closed door switching on high voltage (161kv).  Some work with 250 VDC relay logic circuits.
  • Uses test equipment such as multi-meters, rotation meters, micro-ohm meters (ductor), and other test equipment to diagnose and validate repairs. 
  • Inspects and performs daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, HVAC Systems, PLC networks and cranes.
  • Services the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, hydraulic, pneumatic systems as needed.
  • Work with mechanics, contractors, and apprentices to minimize plant down time and complete tasks.
  • Writing basic PLC programs, setting up HMIs, maintaining automation records.
  • Work with and without blueprints, drawings, layouts, schematics or other specifications in order to make repairs, and upon job completion provides as-built drawings.
  • Participates in maintenance duties required on down days.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts and supplies and communicating same to Stores/Facilitator/Planner.
  • Performs data entry/logs on all services provided as required.
  • Repairs/replaces worn items as required.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Operates mobile equipment to transfer product/material as needed while following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Operate overhead cranes for the purpose of maintaining and testing of the cranes, and performing maintenance functions in the area as needed while following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Works safely at heights and from elevated surfaces.
  • Assists in training of coworkers as needed.
  • Performs daily preventative maintenance, complete record of inspections as required.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to the team by delivering results as needed/expected.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Adheres to and follows environmental policies and completes environmental inspections, tasks and training as required.  Quickly responds to and resolves environmental issues.
  • Perform basic lubrication tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Application Process

 

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: Fort Smith