ELECTRICIAN Furnace/Caster – Charlotte, NC


Charlotte, NC

Industrial Maintenance Electrician- Furnace/Caster

Competitive pay $109000 - $129000 / year depending on technical experience and includes hourly pay, biweekly production bonus, shift premiums, and 312 hours of scheduled annual overtime. Generous benefits start on your first day!

Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying electrical issues and finding ways to resolve them? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you like working in a rugged and exciting environment? Join us as we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.

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 automotive 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
  • Weekly Bonus
  • Parental Leave
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create

Your Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3-5 years of heavy industrial electrical maintenance, installations, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Understanding of shop mathematics with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor theory 120-480 VAC to 12v-180 VDC and the ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
  • Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, electrical and electronic wiring specifications, properties of various materials, and the principles of operation and application of equipment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of HVAC controls, electrical schematics, motor theory, and common electrical maintenance hand tools.
  • Intermediate knowledge of camera systems.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and cranes.
  • This role requires the ability to work a 12 hr rotating shift days, nights, and two weekends a month.(Dupont schedule)

Your Purpose:

You will perform electrical maintenance and repair operations to keep equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating conditions, working in the many and diversified capacities required in maintenance. Plan, layout, and perform all operations required to install, troubleshoot, repair, construct, modify, calibrate, test, service, and program highly complex equipment in support of steel production operation and related plant facilities.

Your Work:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
  • Perform rounds and check the machinery to identify abnormalities and ensure that machine functions are operating within the normal specifications.
  • Exercise judgment 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, HVAC Systems, 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.
  • Layout, install and maintain a variety of complete electronically-controlled equipment, such as 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-volt meter, 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.

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 [email protected]