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H.V.A.C Mechanic

Date: Dec 30, 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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • To inspect, repair replace, install, adjust and maintain all types of refrigeration, heating, ventilation, and gas fired equipment in the plant.
  • Receives instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done
  • Regularly inspects refrigeration, heating, ventilation and gas fired equipment for defects and improper operation and makes necessary adjustments or repairs
  • Interprets blueprints, makes sketches and calculations as required
  • Makes tests to determine efficiency of equipment and adjusts for proper operating characteristics.
  • Dismantles, repairs, replaces, adjusts, installs and assembles refrigeration, heating ventilation and gas fired equipment
  • Troubleshoots using testing equipment and own judgement based on a general knowledge of refrigeration, heating, ventilation and gas fired principles
  • Arranges for assistance from other trades
  • Makes arrangements for scheduled repairs and for transportation of equipment and parts out for repairs
  • Advises supervisor when material and supplies are being ordered
  • Makes reports and maintains records as required
  • Works in shop or field as required
  • Completes purchase requisitions to sources and orders parts
  • Assists other tradesman on jobs (i.e. instrument technicians, operating engineers, etc)
  • Works on electrical circuits from equipment to the disconnect
  • Maintain site inventory of Freon, and complete required reporting



  • Minimum high school diploma/GED, 313A Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal, G2 Licence, and ODP certificate



Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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