Industrial Maintenance Electrician - $82,000 - $150,000 / Year



  • Posted on Jan 15 2024
  • Whitby, Ontario, Canada


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What Gerdau Offers You

  • Hourly Rate: $39/hr

  • Open Overtime: max allowable as per employee standards act (ESA)

  • Average Compensation: $112,702.40 for a Gerdau Electrician in 2022-2023

  • Signing Bonus: 1x lump sum transitional bonus upon hire.

  • Shift Premiums: an average of $500/year in shift premiums.

  • Cost of Living: Annual cost of living increases based on Consumer Price Index (CPI).

  • Vacation Bonus: 50% bonus when vacation is taken outside of prime vacation periods

  • Paid Statutory Holidays

  • Annual Tool Allowance: $150/year

  • Safety Boot Allowance: 100% company provided.

  • Uniforms: 100% company provided.

  • Pension: up to 5% contribution from Company with no mandatory employee contributions.

  • Medical Benefits: 100% company sponsored.

  • Full Dental and Orthodontia Benefits: 100% company sponsored.

  • Employee Assistance Program: 100% company sponsored.


What You Will Do

  • Troubleshoot AC/DC motors, controls, PLC, electrical drives, high-voltage systems
  • Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems
  • Perform rounds to check machinery to identify abnormalities
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints
  • Operate mobile equipment to lift and transport materials, including cranes, man-lifts, and forklifts
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills
  • Work a rotating continental shift as required



  • Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Electrician - 442A or Construction Electrician - 309A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades


Why Work for Us

Generations have worked at Gerdau Whitby and now it's your turn!  Gerdau is growing and the Whitby Plant is expanding with the latest tools and technology.  Are you looking for a sustainable career at plant with over 50 years of history in the Durham Region?  Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying equipment issues and finding ways to resolve them? Do you like working in a team oriented and collaborative 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 help us build the future at the 

Gerdau We Are Creating

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.  

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