Share this Job

Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Date Posted: Apr 5, 2019

Location: WHITBY, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Come join our Gerdau family in the charming city of Whitby, where we have been a pillar in the community for over 55 years.  Gerdau is a leader in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. Gerdau offers opportunities to grow, discover new paths and take on challenges.  We also offer competitive benefits, opportunities for career development and more.

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. 

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.

Reporting to the Maintenance Leader, the main focus of this position is to improve safety, electrical equipment reliability, optimize costs and product quality in the Melt Shop.

The Electrical Maintenance Engineer works along Maintenance Supervisors, Planners, Reliability Engineers, and Electricians in order to meet the targets outlined above.

Techniques include electrical equipment redesign and the implementation of reliability practices such as preventive/predictive inspections, spare parts management, and optimized planning, scheduling and execution routines.



  1. Manage and prioritize Electrical Maintenance Work Order backlog in CMMS (SAP)
  2. Establish work procedures for corrective and preventive/predictive maintenance programs
  3. Identify critical equipment spares, materials, and component needs
  4. Support the preparation of work packages for maintenance activities during production interruptions and outages
  5. Collaborate with Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering for equipment repairs and upgrades
  6. Prepare electrical designs in accordance with established codes and standards
  7. Supervise maintenance trades and contractors during downdays and outages for equipment repair and onsite activities
  8. Identify and solve chronic electrical failures



  • Certified Electrician with experience in an Industrial Setting OR Electrical Technologist  / Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of electrical building services, power distribution systems, and electrical power components
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong time management skills and ability to adjust to shifting priorities
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders


Find similar jobs: