Maintenance Mechanic -Melt Shop

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  • Posted on Jun 28 2024
  • Petersburg, Virginia, United States

AREA:

Skilled Trades

Earning potential based on trade experience - $99800- $121478 / year which includes hourly pay, biweekly production bonus, shift premiums, and 312 hours annually scheduled 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
  • Parental Leave 
  • Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 

 

Your Qualifications: 

  • Successful completion of entrance exam.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of maintenance experience in an industrial setting, preferably with heavy machinery.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following maintenance disciplines: AC/DC motors, gearbox mechanics, lubrication principles, welding, cutting torch, NFPA 70E, and common maintenance tools. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of pumps, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, stick and tig welding and rigging principles.
  • Team-oriented with communication skills required to work with supervisors, engineers, maintenance, and production operators. 
  • Ability to work a 12 hr rotating shift including days, nights, and two weekends a month. 

 

Your Purpose:

You will perform maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep the mill, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating conditions; working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance.

 

Your Work:

  • You will have a variety of complex duties requiring considerable care to effectively and efficiently dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, as wells as general maintenance in varied capacities such as an electrician, machine repair, millwright.
  • You will conduct preventive maintenance through inspecting, adjusting feed, speed power input and output, cleaning, and lubricating equipment.
  • You will tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.
  • You will detect and report faulty material, environmental hazards, and/ or improper operation of mill equipment or machinery.   

 

    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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