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Security Gate Guard

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location: Petersburg, VA, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Security Gate Guard


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:

  • 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 a valid driver's license.
  • EVOV and precepted Emergency Medical Technician- B Certification is preferred.
  • Prior industrial security experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work 12-hour rotating shifts, days, night shifts, and two weekends a month. 

  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders, balance, bend, kneel, sit and stand or walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally face to face and over the phone. 


Your Purpose:

You will ensure the safety of all employees, visitors, contractors, truck drivers, 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.  In the event of emergencies, this role responds to and provides appropriate treatment and transportation assistance to ensure the safety of sick or injured people at the location.


Your Work:

  • Administer first-aid treatment to sick or injured persons and transport to a medical facility if necessary.
  • Remove or assist in the removal of injured persons from the scene of an accident.
  • Communicates with professional medical personnel regarding the treatment and handling of sick or injured persons. 
  • Complete and maintain all necessary records, forms, logs, and paperwork required for services provided.
  • Guard entrance gates, greet employees and visitors, and control traffic in and out of the plant.
  • Log in and direct visitors, vendors, and contractors to appropriate locations of the plant.
  • Inspect outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property.
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to the appropriate department.
  • Perform routine inspections of fire extinguishers and maintain inventory.
  • Keep protective equipment and vehicles maintained.
  • Conduct onsite drug or alcohol tests as directed by plant management.
  • Communicate high alert weather conditions to all plant personnel.
  • Trains for and assists in technical rescue.



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