Industrial Maintenance Electrician - Rolling Mill

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: PETERSBURG, Virginia, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

Unlock Your Earning Potential

Are you ready to take your electrical maintenance career to new heights? Look no further! We’re offering an exciting opportunity with an earning potential of $108,000 - $120,000 per year, depending on your technical expertise. But that’s not all—our comprehensive benefits package includes:


  • Biweekly Hourly Pay: Because your hard work deserves timely rewards.
  • Production Bonus: Your dedication directly impacts our success.
  • Shift Premiums: Extra perks for those late-night heroics.
  • 312 Annual Hours of Built-In Overtime: More hours, more earnings!


Why Choose Gerdau?


  • Impactful Work: As an Industrial Maintenance Electrician, you’ll play a pivotal role in keeping our mills operational and our colleagues safe. Your expertise ensures the gears keep turning.
  • Global Reach: Our steel travels far and wide, shaping industries worldwide. Your craftsmanship echoes across continents.
  • Career Growth: At Gerdau, we invest in your development. Expect mentorship, training, and a clear career path.
  • Inclusive Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, innovation, and professional growth.

What We Offer:


  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans from day one.
  • Financial Security: 100% matching 401K up to 6%, life/accidental life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage.
  • Bonuses: Biweekly bonuses to recognize your hard work.
  • Work-Life Balance: Parental leave, health advocate services, and employee assistance program.
  • Learning Opportunities: Tuition reimbursement and a robust career path system.

Your Qualifications:

  • Electrical Expertise: Successfully completed the electrical entrance exam.
  • Fearless Heights: Comfortable working at 150 ft above ground.
  • Shift Warrior: Ready for a 12-hour rotating schedule, including weekends.
  • Industrial Experience: 3 to 5 years in heavy industrial electrical maintenance.
  • Math Whiz: Understand shop mathematics, drawings, and precision instruments.
  • AC/DC Wizard: Troubleshoot with PLC and AC/DC motor theory.
  • High Voltage Hero: Familiar with NFPA 70E and high voltage power systems.
  • Tool Savvy: Know your way around electrical schematics and maintenance tools.

Your Role:

As our Industrial Maintenance Electrician, you’ll:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls.
  • Keep machinery humming by performing routine checks and identifying abnormalities.
  • Tackle AC/DC motor controls, PLC troubleshooting, and high-voltage systems.
  • Maintain shop machinery, mobile equipment, and PLC networks.
  • Service pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
  • Wire complex circuits and balance loads.
  • Work with diagnostic equipment like voltmeters and oscilloscopes.
  • Keep meticulous records of your work.
  • Decode schematics and blueprints.
  • Be the go-to expert for maintenance and production teams.


Ready to Power Up? Apply Now!

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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. 


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