Industrial Electrician

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 an Industrial Electrician for our Cartersville, GA Mill.

Job Summary:

Perform maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition; working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Work involves a wide range and variety 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.
Start, observe, operate, or otherwise activate equipment to detect or verify malfunction or correction of same.
Inspect, adjust, clean, or lubricate equipment as 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.

Additional Responsibilities:

Assist other maintenance employees with repairs as necessary.
Assist in the diagnosis of machine malfunctions and problems.
Perform any other duties as assigned.

Detect and report faulty material, environmental hazards, and/or improper operation of plant equipment or machinery; refer questionable and unusual matters to proper supervision. Maintain work area and equipment in a clear and orderly fashion. Follow all safety regulations and practices.

Minimum Requirements:
HS/GED is the minimum education required
5 yrs. of "hands on" industrial maintenance - electrical experience within the industrial/manufacturing industry.
Experience in automation, instrumentation and controls required
PLC experience required
Must be able to work rotating shifts
Must be able to read: electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical blue prints.
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 voltage motor starters and transformer switchgear a plus (4.16kv and 13.8kv)
Experience with AC or DC overhead cranes
Able to operate mobile equipment (mobile crane, forklift, man lift, etc...)
Able to work at heights

Preferred skills:
Certification as a qualified journeyman industrial electrician a plus and/or any formal apprenticeship program training in the electrical field.
Prior Military training (Navy Nuclear, Electronics Tech, etc...) considered a plus
Solid computer skills with Microsoft Office
Experience with any CMMS system a plus

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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