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Industrial Electrician $35.32/hr

Date Posted: Jul 5, 2019

Location: St. Paul, MN, US, 55119

Company: Gerdau

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 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.  Gerdau is the largest recycler in the World. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.


Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.


Job Description

The primary function of a Gerdau Electrician is to install, repair, construct, adjust, modify and service all types of electrical and electric equipment. The Candidate should have experience working with wiring diagrams, 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, walkie-talkie, etc. The Candidate should be familiar with AC and DC motors and generators, transformers, rectifiers, electronic controls and regulators, various mill and production equipment, electronic computing and control systems, data recording and processing equipment, control circuits electronic gauges and detectors, industrial TV communication equipment, enunciators, time clocks, transistors, digital electronics,  transducers, wire, cable, conduit, fittings, etc.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Read wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.
  • Analyze all types of circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings as required to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, construct, modify, or service all types of electrical  and electronic devices, and systems, including communication systems, various mill and production equipment electronic computing and control systems, power and distribution control equipment, measuring, recording processing and control devises, indicating devices and gauges etc.
  • May plan details of working procedures to establish material or replacement needs and select a logical approach to “trouble-shooting” and repair problems.  Answer trouble calls.
  • Makes sketches of parts and lay-outs
  • Assembles, inspects, adjusts, repairs or replaces faulty parts and wiring on all types of electronic devices.  Makes mechanical and electrical repairs as required in connection with the servicing of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Inspects, dismantles, services, reassembles, tests, and adjusts equipment for safe and proper operation.
  • Performs all other plant electrical maintenance as required. Along with being a Mechanical helper as needed.


The Individual:

  • HS Diploma/GED required
  • Associates degree or additional education preferred
  • At least 1 year of related work experience as described in the job description above
  • Programmable Logic Center (PLC) experience is a plus
  • Must follow all safety requirements
  • Must be able to work at heights
  • Schedule:  40 hours per week, 8 hours shifts, with high potential for voluntary overtime    



Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT! 

  • Medical and Prescription 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 401K 
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process

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.  All applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or

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