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Electrical Technician - $31.73/hour

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Wilton, IA, US, 52778

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 helps us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.



This is your purpose:

  • Receives wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications, and instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation, and inspection work to be done.
  • Provides general assistance in assessing all types of circuits, wiring diagrams, and drawings as required to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, program, time, construct, modify, or service all types of electrical and electronic devices and systems, including communication systems, various mill and production equipment, electronic computing and control systems power and distribution control equipment, measuring, recording, processing and control devices, indicating devices and gauges, etc.
  • Plans details of working procedure to find material or replacement needs and selects a logical approach to "trouble shooting" and repair problems. Answers trouble calls.
  • Makes sketches of parts and layouts.
  • Installs conduit, switches, controls, and fixtures. Assists in the connection of all types of electrical or electronic equipment as required for new equipment installation or replacements.
  • Assist in the installation, repair, replacement and maintenance of high voltage switch gear, cables, insulators, bushings, etc.
  • Utilize all required computer systems for planning, executing, and reporting
  • Certification in fork truck, various overhead cranes, man-lifts (scissor lifts) and other mobile equipment as required in maintenance activities.
  • Performs all other plant electrical maintenance as required.
  • Perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed
  • Works with repair crews as directed.

What you will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED with Successful completion of all requirements necessary to graduate from the Wilton Maintenance Training Program and/or successfully meeting the following requirements
  • Passing the proficiency tests for the various coursework of the Wilton Maintenance Training Program or
  • Equivalent maintenance work experience in an industrial environment performing the technical requirements and skills developed and sought by the Wilton Maintenance Training Program
  • Open to working a rotating shift


What Gerdau offers you:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6%
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create





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.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or




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