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Electrician

Date Posted: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Selkirk, MB, CA, R1A2B4

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 

 

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 serves 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.

 

 

Responsible for the installation and repair of wire electronics and electrical plant equipment. Ability to read and work with wiring diagrams, drawings and use of electrical and electronic tools, gauges, calibrating and testing equipment, hand tools, drill press, grinder, bench lathe, electric drills, power hack saw, wire stripper, pipe threading machine, acetylene torch, soldering iron, safety devices.

  1. Receives wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.
  2. Analyzes all types of drawings, wiring diagrams and circuits required to test, repair, adjust and service all types of electronic and electrical equipment, electronic and electrical control systems and their components, on production and auxiliary equipment, indicating devices, gauges, etc.
  3. Plans details of working procedure to determine material or replacement needs and selects a logical approach to “trouble shooting” and repair problems. Answers trouble calls. Considers all safety precautions and proper isolations of circuits to cause a minimum of interference to operations.
  4. Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of equipment.
  5. Works in close proximity to high voltage equipment. Works circuits hot up to and including  550 V.
  6. Makes recommendations for charges and / or modifications in equipment.
  7. Makes sketches and drawings for control circuit wiring, resistance diagrams.
  8. Tests and maintains meters and equipment and similar types of equipment for operating departments.
  9. Obtains information for maintaining spare parts inventory from blue prints, sales catalogue, engineering data, and by conducting field investigations.
  10. Performs related work as assigned.
  11. Observes all Safety Rules.

Successful candidate must have Red Seal Certification or Provincial Electrician Journeyman Certificate

Experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
Ability to work a rotating schedule (continental style schedule); 12 hour shifts  and/or day shift (Monday - Friday)
Strong communication and work ethic, ability to work in a team and with other trades. Basic computer experience necessary.

 

Gerdau offers excellent benefits

Medical and Prescription
Dental
Vision 
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
Employee Assistance Program 
RRSP

 

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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