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Industrial Millwright

Date Posted: Jun 15, 2019

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. 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. 

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 Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

To inspect, install, repair, replace, adjust all mechanical equipment in the plant.


Receives instructions, prints or work orders, covering scheduled and emergency repairs, installation and inspection work to be done
Determines best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production
Advises when immediate shut down of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect
Dismantles, cleans, repairs, inspects, replaces, maintains, assembles, lubricates and tests mechanical, lubricating, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
Perform Tradesman's work involving a high degree of precision or variety of detail.
Assembles or aligns gears, bearings & shafts, involving press, sliding & running fits, aligns pumps, motors, turbines & gear reducers
Responsible for performing assigned maintenance work on large and small producing units
Operate power driven mobile equipment and ordinary crane hooking.  Prevents damage to light mobile equipment such as tractors, trucks and light cranes



Minimum high school diploma/GED and 433A Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal

Hours of work may involve 8-hour days or 12-hour shifts.  Must be willing to work extended hours for scheduled shutdowns, emergency / breakdown work and call in support.


Salary and Benefits:  The average annual income for Industrial Millwrights in 2018 was $105,000 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


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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