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Electrician - Cokemaking

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  26165 


Do you want to work at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? We’re looking for people who are driven by excellence to work with innovative technology to create the material tomorrow’s world will be made of.


At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we play a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging, and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel products – from cans to cars.


We are at the forefront of the steel industry with a plan to change the way we make steel to significantly reduce GHG emissions in the short term, while reaching net zero before 2050. Ours will be the first integrated steelmaking site in the world to make this transformation and it will happen by 2028. Our global company is leading the world with significant decarbonization projects in North America and Europe and our site is key to this plan.


ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Hamilton's largest private sector employer with more than 4,500 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually. Our iconic tagline "Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People. is a true expression of our belief that our people are our competitive advantage.




We are looking for results driven, qualified Electricians who want to be part of our progressive maintenance team. Individuals who want to work in a safety driven environment, who can efficiently and effectively execute all aspects of the Electrical trade.  As a member of the Electrical Maintenance group, you will work effectively with others in a team environment, apply problem-solving methodologies and demonstrate a continuous improvement orientation by seeking new innovative methods of maintaining the equipment.


Our Electricians s are dedicated to one of our production asset teams where they are responsible for the equipment in these areas. Electricians assigned to an asset team responsible for ensuring the reliability of our production facilities which includes daily preventative maintenance tasks as well as shutdown prep/post work.


The Role: 


As an Electrician, your primary function will be to inspect, test, dismantle and make electrical and certain mechanical repairs to all types of electrical equipment within the Cokemaking Business Unit. Your duties will include (but not limited to) the following:


  • Receive work orders, instructions or wiring diagrams. Inspect and make tests, interpret results, consult wiring diagrams, and determine material or replacement needs according to specifications
  • Plan work procedures, determining tools and material requirements. Locate source of trouble in any type of electrical equipment or apparatus by tracing and testing circuits and inspection for mechanical failure
  • Dismantle, inspect, repair, replace, or adjust faulty parts and wiring on electrical equipment, switches, circuit breakers, transformers, hydraulic and magnetic brakes, panel boards, resistance banks, battery tractors and starters and electronic equipment
  • Rewire, insulate, paint, and reassembles equipment, completing adjustments required to obtain proper operating characteristics
  • Make certain mechanical repairs to equipment being serviced including the replacement, repair and installation of sleeve and antifriction bearings, gears, shafts, pins, etc.
  • Fabricate parts as required, using shop machine and hand tools.
  • Perform work requiring a thorough working knowledge of mechanical and electrical principle and techniques, knowledge of properties of material and ability to use tools of the trade


Education & Experience: 


  • Minimum high school diploma/GED
  • 442 Industrial Electrician or 309A Construction & Maintenance Electrician Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal is required
  • Advanced trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic personal computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Capable of physically demanding work (both indoors and outdoors)
  • Self-starter with the ability to follow directions and work in a team environment with minimal supervision


Work Environment:


  • Heavy industrial environment, requiring 100% of time per week in plant
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • The use of respirators, fresh air breathing apparatus and standard plant safety equipment may also be required
  • Exposure to noise, heights, confined spaces, lighting conditions, materials, products and by-products associated with the manufacture of steel, temperature and weather extremes that require the use of specialized protective devices or equipment
  • Required to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding to access elevations, able to crouch for periods of time, push, pull, lift and turn while carrying tools, material and equipment in various parts of the facilities


Hours of Work:


  • Core hours are 06:30-15:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Trades people are scheduled outside of core hours when required to support the shutdown schedule. This could mean your start and end times may vary. 
  • Extended hours and continental shift work may be required for shutdowns, emergency breakdown work and call-in support.

Total Rewards at ArcelorMittal Dofasco


  • We provide employees with a market competitive total compensation package. Our promise is to provide superior pay for superior performance, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness, pension, vacation and related programs.
  • Competitive hourly rates and shift premium
  • On your first day you will immediately be eligible for:


  • Bonus paid twice a year based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 10% of base salary earnings.
  • Company paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan. No employee contribution required. With employer contributions between 5 and 10%.
  • Competitive vacation allowances
  • Group Benefits with no health and dental premiums.
    • For health and dental claims you only pay amounts above the maximums the plan pays.
    • Life insurance premiums are shared with the company.


After two years of permanent company service you will participate in our Profit Sharing, where all permanent employees share equally in allocation of profits.
Other immediate benefits include:

  • Competitive vacation entitlements
  • PPE and workwear provided at no cost (if required)     
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free access to three onsite fitness centers and our 70-acre recreation park with multiple arenas, fields and organized sports for you and your family

We would like to thank all those who apply in advance since only applicants selected to complete an online assessment will be contacted.  

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply and we are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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