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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Jackson, Michigan, US, 49203

Company: Gerdau

This position is open to domestic candidates only. 

In this role, the Maintenance Mechanic will perform mechanical installation, erection and general maintenance on machinery, buildings, and equipment.  This position will also make repairs and install plumbing, heating, mechanical and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as directed.  Working conditions can be in extreme temperatures and the incumbent must be able to work off-shifts and weekends. 


Primary Functions: 
 Perform a broad variety of general maintenance work including millwright, fabricating, hydraulic, and pneumatic machinery and other preventative maintenance work including oiling and greasing, welding, cutting, brazing, machining, assembly and installation. 
 Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on overhead and gantry cranes, locomotive rail cranes, and other engine powered equipment including front end loaders and Hi-Lo’s. 
 Operate maintenance shop equipment including presses, grinders, welders, lathes, surface grinders, degreasers and all hand and power operated tools required for the job.  Perform close tolerance machining is required. 
 Work on assigned construction projects involving welding, erection, fabrication and installation of building additions or redesigns as well as equipment installations. 
 Operate plant equipment as needed to support maintenance efforts.  
 Work from verbal instructions, sketches, drawings and blueprints. 
 Maintain tools in good condition and follow 5S standards to ensure a safe operating condition.    

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.


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Nearest Major Market: Jackson Michigan
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor