Industrial Electrician

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Monroe, Michigan, US, 48161

Company: Gerdau

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$90000 - $120000 / year with incentives including monthly production bonus, shift premiums, and scheduled overtime.


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 4 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 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. 

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada 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

Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit