Industrial Electrician- Utilities

Gerdau | Petersburg, VA

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Posted Date 2/03/2024
Description Earning potential of $108000 - $120000 / year depending on technical experience and includes biweekly hourly pay, production bonus, shift premiums, and 312 annual hours of built in overtime.

We Have:
  • A strong global presence with mini mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams as well as other products.
  • 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
  • Bi-weekly Bonuses
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training
Your Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of electrical entrance exam.
  • Ability to work in heights up to 150 ft.
  • Must be able to work a 12 hr rotating shift, days, nights, and two weekends a month. (Dupont 4/3 schedule)
  • 3 to 5 years of heavy industrial electrical maintenance experience including routine maintenance.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC motor theory and ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
  • Drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical schematics, motor theory, and common electrical maintenance hand tools.
Your Work:
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
  • Perform rounds and check machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications.
  • Exercise judgement when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 480 volts.
  • Inspect and perform daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, PLC networks, and cranes, and repairs or replaces worn items as required.
  • Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as needed.
  • Lay out, install, and maintain a variety of complete electronically controlled equipment, such as rolling mill loop controls, secondary distribution centers, programmable sequences, and pulpit control panel.
  • Balance loads and wire complex circuits.
  • Work with related diagnostic equipment including digital voltmeter, paper recorder, multi-voltmeter, oscilloscope, and other electronic tools and equipment.
  • Maintain specified records of work performed, details of repairs, and materials usage.
  • Interpret schematics and blueprints at an intermediate level.
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.
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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