Crane Replacement Operator

Date: Jun 3, 2023

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only.





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.



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.



To fill vacancies in the crane line of progression within the department. 


  1. Train in all cranes within the department. 
  2. Fill vacancies in a crane on shift, when needed.
  3. Fill entry level crane to allow senior operators to train up line.
  4. When not training in or not required to operate cranes, Crane Replacement Operators will be assigned to work on the ground in their department but at no time will they move up any line beyond the entry level position. 
  5. Observe all safety rules. 
  6. Keep work areas clean.



  • Education - Completed High school Diploma or GED
  • Experience - 1 - 3 years of Heavy Industrial or Manufacturing
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Must have good attendance and work ethic
  • Must be physically able to perform in a labour intensive environment


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


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