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Industrial Electrician - $36.65/ hour 1

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: WHITBY, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Are you persistent, persuasive with a systematic and detail-oriented mindset? Do you enjoy teaching others and developing relationships? Are you comfortable with managing up and leading others with boots on the ground? Do you enjoy working in a rugged, but exciting environment? 


About Gerdau:

At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and help us build the future at the  Gerdau We Are Creating.


What Gerdau Offers You:

  • Rate:  $36.65/hour.
  • Compensation:  Including Overtime, the average gross income for Industrial Electricians in 2020 was $115,000 CDN.
  • Medical and Prescription: non-employee contributory group benefit plan, RX coverage, various paramedical services.
  • Dental: 100% coverage.
  • Vision: $400/every 24 months - per covered person plus eye exam.
  • Pension/RSP plan: up to 4% contribution from Company to Defined contribution pension plan.
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance: $80K for basic life and AD&D.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Available.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program: Available.
  • Other: shift premium, competitive vacation program.


What You Will Do:

  • Troubleshoot AC/DC motors, controls, PLC, electrical drives, high-voltage systems.
  • Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
  • Perform rounds to check machinery to identify abnormalities.
  • Balance loads and wire complex circuits.
  • Work with related diagnostic equipment including digital voltmeter.
  • Maintain records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage.
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints.
  • Operate mobile equipment to lift and transport materials, including cranes, man-lifts, and forklifts.
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team.
  • Maintain work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Work a rotating continental shift as required.



  • Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Electrician - 442A or Construction Electrician - 309A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades.