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Industrial Millwright

Date Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

About Us

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.


Why you'll love it here

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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • 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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