Industrial Mechanic Millwright - $82,000 - $150,000 / Year



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


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What Gerdau Offers You

  • Hourly Rate: $38.78/hr
  • Open Overtime: max allowable as per employee standards act (ESA)
  • Average Compensation: $123,186.24 for a Gerdau Millwright 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.



  • Certificate of Qualification (Industrial Mechanic/Millwright – 433A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades is required.
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, with exposure to PM, Hydraulics, VF drives, PLC’s welding, crane work.
  • Strong communication and work ethic, ability to work in a team and with other trades.
  • Basic computers experience a must.


Additional Information

  • Background, education, and criminal record checks will be performed.
  • All successful candidates must pass a post-offer medical and ergonomic assessment.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.


What The Position Entails

Reporting to the Shift Maintenance Supervisor, this position’s job responsibilities include:

  • Inspect, install, repair, replace, adjust mechanical equipment in the plant
  • Receive instructions, prints, and work orders, covering scheduled and emergency repairs, installation, and inspection work.
  • Determine the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production
  • Advise when immediate shutdown of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.
  • Assemble or align gears, bearings and shafts, involving press, sliding and running fits, align pumps, motors, turbines and gear reducers.
  • Responsible for performing assigned maintenance work on large and small producing units.
  • Operate power driven mobile equipment and ordinary crane hooking.


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 a 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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