Industrial Electricians

Company Name:
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.
We believe 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 growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.
We are seeking Industrial Electricians for our Cartersville, GA Mill.
Job Summary:
The Industrial Electrician will perform maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition. Work involves a wide range of occasionally complex work and duties requiring considerable care to effectively and efficiently dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, or otherwise work on general maintenance in varied capacities of such areas as electrician, pipefitter, machine repairman, plumber, millwright, welder, and burner.
Responsibilities include inspect, adjust, clean, or lubricate equipment for preventive maintenance. Tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories. Adjust mechanisms such as feed, speed, power input or output and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed. Check out and troubleshoot electric circuits and electrical devices and machinery. Troubleshoot, detect and report faulty material, environmental hazards, and/or improper operation of plant equipment or machinery. Maintain work area and equipment in a clear and orderly fashion. Environment involves working with hydraulics and pneumatics in an industrial setting.
Following all safety regulations and practices is required.
Minimum Requirements:
HS/GED is the minimum education required
5 yrs. of "hands on" industrial electrical maintenance experience within the industrial/manufacturing industry.
Possesses strong knowledge similar to that of a Journeyman Electrician (industrial/manufacturing)
Experience with PLC's troubleshooting and/or programming required
Solid understanding of electrical circuits including the operation and function of typical electrical devices and machinery such as solenoids, relays, motors, transformers, switches, motor control centers, generators, batteries and lighting systems
Experience working with medium - high voltage motor started and transformer switchgear
Experience with AC or DC overhead cranes
Able to operate mobile equipment
Able to work at heights
Ability to reads and understands conduit drawings, schematics, drawings, and specifications.
Preferred skills:
Certification as a qualified journeyman industrial electrician.
Mechanical and welding skills.
Experience with AC or DC overhead cranes.
Solid computer skills with Microsoft Office
Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits!
Medical and Prescription
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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