Industrial Mechanic / Millwright

Date: Sep 1, 2023

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA, R1A 2B4

Company: Gerdau

Join us in shaping the future…


At Gerdau, our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau's growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence, personal and professional growth of each employee and total safety in the workplace,


Gerdau is shaping a more collaborative, inclusive, and sustainable future with equal employment opportunity for all and recognition of the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual. We listen to people with genuine interest, ask questions, seek different perspectives and believe we can build better solutions together.  


Who we are


We are 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. We serve customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.


Job Function:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position's main focus will be to inspect, repair, replace, install, adjust and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Hourly Rate: $41.3189 / hour plus COLA (cost of living allowance). Overtime available.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives instructions covering the scheduled and emergency repairs, installation and inspection work to be done.
  • Inspects equipment for defects such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication.
  • Determines the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
  • Advises when immediate shut down of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporary continued operation would have no harmful effect.
  • Trouble shoots and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems and equipment.
  • Assembles or aligns gears, bearings and shafts involving the application of press, sliding and running fits.
  • Changes, sets up and adjusts equipment as required by current operating conditions.
  • Interprets drawings and sketches.
  • Dismantles, cleans repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles, and lubricates mechanical equipment.
  • Performs routine layout work, fabrication or repair of steel structures and components.
  • Selects material in accordance with suitability for job and performs burning and mild steel welding.
  • Operates simple machine tools such as drill press, pipe threading machine and power saw.
  • Erects scaffolds and performs rigging as necessary.
  • Prepares for workorders, records activities in CMMS 



  • Successful candidate must have Red Seal Certification or Provincial Millwright Journeyman Certificate
  • Experience in heavy industry
  • Exposure to PM, Hydraulics, VF drives, PLC's, welding, crane work
  • Experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule (continental style schedule) 12 hour shifts as well an 8 hour day shift (Monday - Friday)
  • Strong communication and work ethic, ability to work in a team and with other trades.
  • Basic computer experience necessary.


Gerdau offers excellent benefits!

  • Health, dental, vision, short & long term disability
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • RRSP with company matching
  • Employee Assistance Program



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. 


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada 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