• Posted on Jun 11 2024
  • Whitby, Ontario, Canada


Skilled Trades

Empowering people who build the future.

What Gerdau Offers You
  • Hourly Rate: $43.20/hr.
  • Overtime: weekly overtime opportunities.
  • Shift:  Steady Day Shift, Monday to Friday, 6 am to 2 pm.
  • 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.
  • Holidays: Paid Statutory Holidays.
  • Annual Tool Allowance: $150/year
  • Safety Boot Allowance: 100% company provided. 
  • Uniforms: 100% company provided.
  • Pension: up to 6% 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 (Ontario 307A Steamfitter and/or Plumber 306A) as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades is required.
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • 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.


What The Position Entails

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

  • Lay out, install, maintain, repair plant pipelines, fittings, and fixtures
  • Set up and operate bending, threading, and cut-off equipment to shape and fabricate pipe for installation
  • Test, inspect, dismantle, repair, replace or install any type of pressure piping, fittings, and fixtures for air, water, steam, oil, gas
  • Read and interpret drawings and sketches
  • Prepare material lists and trade calculations
  • Operate material handling equipment such as cranes, tow motor operation including rigging
  • Operate mobile equipment such as zoom boom, scissor lift, etc.
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.  

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada 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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