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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Electrical Technician (5310)

Location: Sayreville, NJ (2893)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Plan, layout, and perform all operations required to install, troubleshoot, repair, construct, modify, calibrate, test, service, and program highly complex closed loop and digital electronic equipment in support of steel production operation and related plant facilities. Work involves a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic wiring specification, properties of various materials and principles of operation and application of equipment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Work involves a wide range of diversified and complex duties, including installation, modification, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment and controls, requiring much care to effectively diagnose, troubleshoot, and monitor highly automatic micro-processing equipment.
  • Have a strong understanding of operating systems and software packages used in the P.L.C. systems as required in order to bypass problem circuits and restore operations. The individual should be also capable of performing program changes when necessary.
  • More complex programming changes are accomplished by maintenance engineering staff.
  • Checks and calibrates plant instrumentation; routinely checks rolling mill, reheat furnace, and melt shop electronic systems; plans and assists facilitators with program changes in plant programmable logic controls.
  • Works closely with engineers and maintenance facilitators in planning systematic maintenance of electronic systems and instrumentation.
  • Provides technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.
  • Layout, install, and maintain a variety of complex electronically-controlled equipment such as rolling mill loop controls and secondary distribution centers; programmable sequences and pulpit controls panels; balance loads; wire complex circuits; and work with related diagnostic equipment including: digital voltmeter, paper recorder, multi-volt meter, oscilloscope, and other electronic tools and equipment.
  • Installation, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical and electronic controls and systems requires thorough working knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems and components and how they operate.
  • Has a basic understanding of computer networks and a theoretical understanding of PC environments.Observes and promotes all safety and 5S standard
Experience and Skill Requirements
  • Work closely with vendor representatives of electronic equipment and field engineers to remain current on the latest diagnosis and repair techniques.
  • Maintain records, parts, and work orders.
  • Have a good understanding of the operations of the overall plant.
  • Perform all required safety-related procedures related to the safety of self or others such as lockout/tagout, confined space entry, etc.
  • Assist with plant housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  • When operating mobile equipment and/or overhead cranes, follow all prescribed safety guidelines and perform daily checks to ensure equipment is maintained in proper working order.

***The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Education Requirements
  • Associates degree or equivalent
  • Verifiable electrician technical training.
  • Experience working in an industrial environment in a position containing a routine maintenance component.
  • 3 to 5 years of electrical technician experience.



CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.