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Industrial Electrician

Date Posted: May 23, 2019

Location: WHITBY, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Job Summary: 

Plan, lay out, and perform all operations required to install, troubleshoot, repair, construct, modify, calibrate, test, service, and program highly complex equipment in support of steel production operation and related plant facilities.  Need to have knowledge of electrical and electronic wiring specification, properties of various materials, and the principles of operation and application of equipment. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
  2. Perform rounds and check machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications. 
  3. Exercise judgement when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 600 volts. 
  4. Inspect and perform daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, HVAC Systems, PLC networks, and cranes, and repairs or replaces worn items as required.
  5. Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as needed.
  6. Lay out, install, and maintain a variety of complete electronically-controlled equipment, such as rolling mill loop controls, secondary distribution centers, programmable sequences, and pulpit control panel.
  7. Balance loads and wire complex circuits.
  8. Work with related diagnostic equipment including digital voltmeter, paper recorder, multi-volt meter, oscilloscope, and other electronic tools and equipment.
  9. Maintain specified records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage. 
  10. Interpret schematics and blueprints at an intermediate level.
  11. Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Operate mobile equipment to lift and transport materials, including cranes (includes rigging principles), man-lifts, and forklifts.
  2. Ensure daily preventative maintenance is performed on vehicles and mobile equipment to include fueling, cleaning, and checking /adding fluids as needed.
  3. Follow all PPE requirements and safety rules and guidelines for all tasks being performed.
  4. Assist in training of coworkers as needed.
  5. Maintain communication with coworkers through two-way radio and hand signals.
  6. Demonstrate ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team with limited supervision. 
  7. Maintain work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
  8. Exhibit engagement in GBS tools and methodology.
  9. Demonstrate basic computer skills, specifically, SAP experience.
  10. Assist maintenance personnel as needed.
  11. Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

Education/Experience:

The Individual

High school Diploma or GED. Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Electrician or Construction Electrician) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades is required and can be used as a substitute for a HS Diploma or GED.

Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor and drive theory and ability to troubleshoot with PLC.

Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, with experience in ARC flash requirements

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