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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Petersburg, VA, VA, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

About us:

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 serve 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.

 

Why you will love working at Gerdau:

At Gerdau, our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau's growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit.  Gerdau’s rewards are designed to start you off on your career with a balanced picture for both your short-term goals and your long-term success.

 

Competitive pay plus monthly bonus from 12% to 25% of earned income.  

 

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    

  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  

  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 

 

You Have: 

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • AAS in Industrial Maintenance and maintenance reliability certifications are preferred.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of maintenance experience in an industrial setting, preferably with heavy machinery.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following maintenance disciplines: AC/DC motors, gearbox mechanics, lubrication principles, welding, cutting torch, NFPA 70E, and common maintenance tools. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of pumps, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, stick and tig welding and rigging principles.
  • Team-oriented with communication skills required to work with supervisors, engineers, maintenance, and production operators. 
  • Ability to work a rotating shift including days, nights, and weekends.

 

Your Purpose:

You will perform maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep the mill, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating conditions; working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance.

 

Your Work:

  • You will have a variety of complex duties requiring considerable care to effectively and efficiently dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, as wells as general maintenance in varied capacities such as an electrician, pipefitter, machine repair, plumber, millwright, welder, and burner.
  • You will start, observe, and operate equipment to detect or verify the malfunction and determine if it should be repaired or replaced.
  • You will conduct preventive maintenance through inspecting, adjusting feed, speed power input and output, cleaning, and lubricating equipment.
  • You will tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.
  • You will detect and report faulty material, environmental hazards, and/ or improper operation of mill equipment or machinery.   

 

Your Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 

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