Electrical Technician - Wilton, IA



  • Posted on Jun 19, 2024
  • Wilton, Iowa, United States


Production & Operations

Electricial Technician: $34.66 / hr.

Sign-On Bonus: $10k* 

  • * (paid in 3 increments)


Job Description:

  • Employees will complete all required regulatory/safety training & will follow all safety rules & requirements including maintaining a clean work area.
  • 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.
  • Assembles, installs conduit, inspects, adjusts, repairs, or replaces faulty parts and wiring on all types of electronic devices. Uses test equipment and hand tools to locate and properly repair equipment to ensure it is operating safely, efficiently, and effectively.
  • 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.



  • 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
  • Open to working a rotating shift that includes days, afternoons, nights and weekends.



  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement 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 recruiting@gerdau.com

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