Industrial Maintenance Electrician

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  • Posted on May 15 2024
  • Petersburg, Virginia, United States

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Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Earning potential of $108000 - $120000 / year depending on technical experience and includes biweekly hourly pay, production bonus, shift premiums, and 312 annual hours of built in overtime.

 

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the auto industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 

 

We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Parental Leave 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of electrical entrance exam.
  • 3 to 5 years of heavy industrial electrical maintenance experience including routine maintenance.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor theory and ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
  • Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of electrical schematics, motor theory, and common electrical maintenance hand tools.

 

Your Work:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
  • Perform rounds and check machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications. 
  • Exercise judgement when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 480 volts. 
  • Inspect and perform daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, PLC networks, and cranes, and repairs or replaces worn items as required.
  • Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as needed.
  • Lay out, install, and maintain a variety of complete electronically controlled equipment, such as melt shop loop controls, secondary distribution centers, programmable sequences, and pulpit control panel.
  • Balance loads and wire complex circuits.
  • Work with related diagnostic equipment including digital voltmeter, paper recorder, multi-voltmeter, oscilloscope, and other electronic tools and equipment.
  • Maintain specified records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage. 
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints at an intermediate level.
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to climb stairs, climb ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged standing/walking, balance, bend, operate mobile equipment, crawl, kneel, and push and pull objects.
  • Ability to reach, squat, and tolerate prolonged sitting.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to operate hand controls with both hands and foot pedals with both feet.
  • Ability to perform sustained overhead reaching.
  • Ability to work in extreme ambient temperatures up to 160°F.
  • Ability to work in cramped quarters and at heights.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule, including days, nights and weekends.
  • Ability to tolerate working in areas where noise levels can reach 120 decibels.

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 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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