Electrical Maintenance Technician

Company Name:
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 seeking to hire an Electrical Maintenance Technician for its Knoxville, TN facility.
This position is a multi-craft maintenance position with a heavy focus on the electrical skill set. This position will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical equipment and components in support of steel mill operations. This position will work with both high and low voltage systems. PLC knowledge is required for this position to work on trouble shooting industrial equipment. This position requires working in a hands-on industrial environment (including working in high heat or cold temperatures).
Qualifications include:
Minimum education requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent; preferred education is an associate's degree or appropriate certification.
A minimum of two years of work history in electrical maintenance position at an industrial facility with associates. Without associates degree or appropriate certification, a minimum of 5 years experience is required.
Ability to estimate project costs, contact vendors for quotes, bring in outside contractors when needed to complete a project.
Experience in the installation, troubleshooting and repairing of digital electronic and electrical equipment such as flow meters, pressure switches, proximity switches etc.
Able to read electrical schematics to assist in installation/troubleshooting. Ability to read and troubleshoot hydraulic schematics a plus.
Experience installing AC Drives preferred.
Installing, troubleshooting, and repairing AC/DC Motors.
PLC knowledge, specifically SLC500/505 and ControlLogix, required. Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems while online with PLC.
Helpful certifications and/or experience with Rockwell Automation software, Allen Bradley, or Wonderware InTouch software.
Additional Requirements:
Must be able to successfully pass a written assessment including basic math, mechanical aptitude, electrical knowledge, and general industrial knowledge.
Must be able to successfully pass a hands-on practical test with senior leadership, demonstrating your abilities to perform the job successfully.
Some light duty welding/torching may be required.
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
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate
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.
To apply: http://gerdau.greatjob.net/

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