Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Rolling Mill



  • Posted on May 20 2024
  • Petersburg, Virginia, United States


Skilled Trades

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Salary Range: $99,800 - $121,478 per year (including hourly pay, biweekly production bonus, shift premiums, and scheduled overtime)



About Us: Gerdau, a global leader in the steel industry, seeks an experienced Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. Each year, we transform more than 11 million tons of recycled scrap metal into new, world-class steel products. Our mission? To roll out top-quality steel products that meet stringent global standards across diverse sectors, including automotive, appliances, energy, construction, agriculture, machinery, and equipment. 


Why Choose Gerdau?

  • Impactful Work: As an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, you’ll play a pivotal role in keeping our mills operational and our colleagues safe. Your expertise ensures the gears keep turning.
  • Global Reach: Our steel travels far and wide, shaping industries worldwide. Your craftsmanship echoes across continents.
  • Career Growth: At Gerdau, we invest in your development. Expect mentorship, training, and a clear career path.
  • Inclusive Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, innovation, and professional growth.


What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, prescription, dental, and vision plans from day one.
  • Financial Security: 100% matching 401K up to 6%, life/accidental life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage.
  • Bonuses: Biweekly bonuses to recognize your hard work.
  • Work-Life Balance: Parental leave, health advocate services, and employee assistance program.
  • Learning Opportunities: Tuition reimbursement and a robust career path system.



  • Technical Expertise: Proven maintenance experience (3-5 years) in an industrial setting, preferably with heavy machinery. Knowledge of AC/DC motors, gearbox mechanics, welding, and common maintenance tools.
  • Certifications: AAS in Industrial Maintenance and reliability certifications preferred.
  • Collaborative Skills: Effective communication with supervisors, engineers, and production operators.
  • Schedule: Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, days, nights and two weekends a month.


Your Role:

  • Precision Maintenance: Dismantle, repair, lubricate, and reassemble equipment.
  • Diagnostic Skills: Detect and verify malfunctions, ensuring timely repairs.
  • Preventive Maintenance: Inspect, adjust, and maintain equipment for optimal performance.
  • Safety Focus: Report hazards and faulty material promptly.


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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. 


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