Industrial Electrician

Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma, US, 74063

Company: Gerdau

Industrial Electrician

Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying equipment issues and finding ways to resolve them? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you like working in a team oriented and collaborative environment? Join us as we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Earnings potential of $85000 - $106000 / year which includes base rate of $30.22/hr, weekly production bonus of 5-15% on top of the pay, and estimated annual overtime of 520 to 1040 hours. Benefits start on your first day.


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with 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 


Your Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of 2 years of heavy industrial electrical maintenance, installations, and troubleshooting and repairing experience.
  • Requires working knowledge of machines, controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, and basic knowledge of electrical and electronic controls.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, electrical and electronic wiring specifications, properties of various materials, and the principles of operation and application of equipment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of HVAC controls, electrical schematics, motor theory, and common electrical maintenance hand tools.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and cranes.
  • This role requires the ability to work Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm. 


Your Work: 

  • Under general supervision, work from wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, head sketches, and project schedules to perform a variety of duties, ranging from moderately complex to difficult work involving electrical controls, motors, and power circuits.
  • Use a variety of sophisticated hand tools and electrical measuring and testing instruments such as oscilloscopes, Ohm meters to effectively test, adjust, dismantle, repair, and reassemble or install equipment involving motors, motor controls, electronic circuits and controls, circuit breakers, transformers, induction heaters, overhead cranes, and other electrical equipment and systems within the plant.
  • Understand and apply all aspects of the critical tasks and the use of PRA’S before staring any work or repair.
  • Working knowledge troubleshooting and repairing Ajax induction heating units.
  • Install all types of conduits, making necessary bends, threading, and reassembling where necessary.
  • Periodically inspect electrical equipment for electrical trouble or preventative maintenance.
  • Disassemble motors; clean, repair, replace or adjust brushed and holders; repair or adjust electrical brakes, sleeve, or ball bearings.
  • Disassemble, rebuild, and install air compressors, water pumps and cooling towers as necessary.
  • Perform a variety of maintenance and repair operations to keep plant property, equipment, machines, forklifts and tools in good operating condition.
  • Work in many verified and diverse capacities required in general plant maintenance, such as mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipefitting, burning, welding, lubricating, adjusting, set-ups of equipment etc.
  • Maintain necessary records and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  • Detect and report defective material, improper operation, and unusual conditions to proper supervision.
  • Follow prescribed safety regulations and practices.
  • Any additional duties or assignments, as required or directed.


Additional Responsibilities: 

  • On occasion, travel to attend maintenance-training programs or to provide assistance at other locations and to participate in cross-training activities.
  • Repair portable power tools and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  • Detect and report defective material, improper operation, and unusual conditions to proper supervision.  Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.  Follow prescribed safety regulations and practices.

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.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada 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


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma