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Industrial Millwright

Date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

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.


What You Will Do:

  • 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


What You Will Have:

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


You Can:

  • Work 8-hour days or 12-hour days on a Continental Shift. 
  • Work extended hours for scheduled shutdowns, emergency / breakdown work and call in support.


What Gerdau Offers You:

  • Salary and Benefits:  $36.43/hour. The average gross income for Industrial Millwrights in 2019 was $113,000 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
  • Other: shift premium, competitive vacation program


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. If you need support or accommodation due to disability, please contact the Impression Center at (866)788-2798 or