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Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Monroe, MI, US

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year.

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

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

Gerdau is looking for an experienced Electrician to undertake a variety of tasks related to the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment. This would include but is not limited to communication systems, various mill and production equipment, electronic computing and controls systems, power and distribution control devices, gauges, and instrumentation.


Duties & Responsibilities

Analyze all types of circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings as required to install and maintain electrical and electronic devices and systems.
Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or replace faulty parts and wiring on all types of equipment.
Perform inspection and repairs on all electric brakes including those used on cranes.
Perform preventive maintenance on electrical, instrument, controls devices and equipment.
Start up and shut down various types of plant equipment.
Document all work performed on Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS.)
Perform all other plant electrical maintenance as required.
This person should be familiar with:

Motor Controls –maintain, troubleshoot, and replace starters and VFD’s or DC drives.
Programmable logic controllers - read schematics and use PLC indication lights to find which I/O is present.
Communication Systems – install new and make repairs to existing communication systems. Run and hook up communication cabling (Profibus, ControlNet, RS232, R-Net, Dec-Net, Ether-Net, PLC remote drops, etc.).
Note: The information listed in this description reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job identified.  This information is not to be construed as a list of the work details and requirements that this job may be required to perform from time to time.



Must have a completed high school diploma or GED.
1 year electrical experience with Electrical Journeyman's Card OR 6 year’s electrical experience without Journeyman’s Card.
Pass all testing requirements.
The incumbent is responsible for his/her safety as well as his/her colleagues, seeking continuous improvement related to employee’s health and safety, environment and the process efficiency and customer’s satisfaction with the quality of products and services. All efforts must be directed for preventive actions.

Gerdau offers excellent benefits! 

Medical and Prescription 
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
Health Advocate Services 
Employee Assistance Program 
Tuition Reimbursement Program


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 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