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Maintenance Electrician

Company Name:
Gerdau
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is currently seeking a Maintenance Electrician for its facility in Lancaster, S.C.

Responsibilities:
Set up and perform a variety of installation, testing, preventative maintenance and repair operations on a full range of equipment and circuitry as required to maintain the efficient operation of all production equipment and plant facilities.

Responsibilities:

Set up and perform a variety of installation, testing, preventative maintenance and repair operations on a full range of equipment and circuitry as required to maintain the efficient operation of all production equipment and plant facilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Receive direction from supervisor.
2. Work from wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, head sketches, and project schedules to perform a variety of duties, ranging from moderately complex to difficult work involving electrical controls, motors, and power circuits.
3. Use a variety of sophisticated hand tools and electrical measuring and testing instruments to effectively test, adjust, dismantle, repair and reassemble or install equipment involving motors, motor controls, electronic circuits and controls,, circuit breakers, transformers, induction heaters, overhead cranes, and other electrical equipment and systems within the plant.
4. Install all types of conduits; making necessary bends, threading and reassembling where necessary.
5. Periodically inspect electrical equipment for electrical trouble or preventative maintenance.
6. Disassemble motors; clean, repair, replace or adjust brushes and holders; repair or adjust electrical brakes, sleeve or ball bearings.
7. Perform preventative maintenance on fork trucks and water pump stations.
8. Make connections for proper field, forward and reverse rotation motors.
9. Disassemble, rebuild, and install air compressors electrical components.
10. Perform a variety of maintenance and repair operations to keep plant property, equipment, and machines in good operating condition.
11. Work in many verified and diverse capacities required in general plant maintenance; such as mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipefitting, burning, welding, lubricating, adjusting, etc.
12. Maintain necessary records and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
13. Detect and report defective material, improper operation, and unusual conditions to proper supervision.
14. Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
15. Follow prescribed safety regulations and practices.
16 Repair induction coils and equipment as required.
17. Any additional duties or assignments, as required or directed.

Qualification Requirements

High School Diploma or GED Required. 2 year technical school preferred.
3 to 5 years of electrical experience in a manufacturing setting or in related industries. We are looking for an experienced candidate who wants to grow within our organization!
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Effective Time Management Skills.
Ability to be self-motivated.


Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Dental
Vision
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
401K
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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