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EMT Certified Security Gate Guard

Date: Sep 6, 2021

Location: Petersburg, VA, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau offers a range of long steel and special steel products from our network of mills across the United States and Canada. We do this as one of the largest recyclers in North America, and as one of the world's most environmentally responsible steel producers. Each year, Gerdau transforms millions of tons of scrap into new steel products, promoting sustainable development. We embrace innovative digital mindsets, and provide our customers with outstanding steel products and services. Join us in shaping the future.


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 auto 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. 


We Offer:

  • Competitive pay starting at $17.22 hr
  • 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 
  • 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 


You Have:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have EVOV and precepted EMT-B certification or higher.
  • Must have valid drivers license.
  • Ability and willingness to work day and night shifts and rotating shifts in a 24/7 operation. 
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders, balance, bend, kneel, sit and stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally face to face and over the phone. 


Your Purpose:

You will ensure the safety of all people and property at the location by monitoring traffic into and out of the location, and by performing other related responsibilities that contribute to the location’s safety. 


Your Work:

  • Guard entrance gates and controls traffic in and out of plant.
  • Log in and direct visitors, vendors, and contractors to appropriate locations of plant.
  • Administer first-aid treatment to sick or injired persons an transports to medical facility if necessary.
  • Remove or assist in removal of injured persons from scene of accident.
  • Communicate with professional medical personnel regarding treatment and handling of sick or injured people. 
  • Train for and assist in technical rescues. 
  • Inspect outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property.
  • Answer phones and tranfer calls to appropriate department.
  • Perform routine inspections of fire extinguishers and maintains inventory.
  • Keep protective equipment and vehicles maintained.
  • Conduct onsite drug or alcohol tests at directed by plany management.
  • Communicate high alert weather conditions to all plant personnel.



Nearest Major Market: Richmond