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Hydraulics Technician

Company Name:
Gerdau
Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana. Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.
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.
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Gerdau is currently seeking a Hydraulics Technician for its Monroe, MI facility.
Primary Responsibilities:
Inspects plant hydraulic equipment for defects, such as misalignment, wear, insufficient lubrication, and etcetera.
Analyzes repair, installation and determines best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
Advises when immediate shutdown of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.
Dismantles,cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates hydraulic and mechanical equipment.
Adjusts equipment for proper operating characteristics, making either temporary or permanent repairs.
Operates machine tools, such as drill press, pipe threading machine, power tools, and etcetera.
Erects scaffolds and performs all rigging as necessary.
Performs pipe fitting and other repairs of hydraulic lines as required and fabricates hose assemblies.
Assembles or align gears, bearings and shafts, involving press, sliding and running fits in hydraulic pumps.
Changes, sets up and adjusts equipment as required by current operating equipment conditions.
Designs alterations to existing hydraulic system.
Performs minor electrical work required in the servicing, installation and repair of directional valves, solenoids, etcetera.
Reads, understands hydraulic schematics, drawings and makes sketches if necessary for repair or installation work.
All other tasks assigned by management.

Secondary Responsibilities:
Works with repair crews on emergency and other breakdowns as required.
Purchases part for hydraulic systems and assures that necessary spare parts and assemblies are available.
Performs light welding where required in association with routine/emergency repair or installation work.
Observes good housekeeping and safety on job site, hydraulic repair shop and maintenance shop.

Qualifications include:
5 years of Industrial experience (with Hydraulic repairs, systems and installation) with Journey's Card or 10+ years' experience (with Hydraulic repairs, systems and installation) without Journeyman's Card.
This position requires flexibility to work a swing shift (including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.) Incumbent must also have the willingness to successfully work in, and navigate, all areas of the mill often in excessive heat/cold conditions.
Must have ability to observe and follow all safety regulations.
Candidate must have strong communication skills; have the ability to work alone and as valued member of the team. Teamwork is the key to success!

Training and/or background preferred:
37 Months in Craft with Journeyman's Card
or
48 Months in Craft without Journeyman's Card
or
576 Hours of Schooling from an Accredited Educational Institution and 8000 Hours of Trade Experience
and
Complete Training Checklist for this position

New Employees Must Also:
Pass the written tests with a minimum average of 70% (Human Resource)

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.
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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
S38GA 191887
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