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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. 

Electrician (5402)

Location: Corpus Christi, TX (0283)  
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Position Overview

We are currently seeking an Electrician to support our Maintenance Department at our CMC Corpus Christi, TX Recycling Operations. The Electrician will be responsible for maintaining electrical equipment and systems to provide dependable equipment to plant operations in an accurate and efficient manner while observing CMC Safety Policies and Procedures. This position requires the ability to troubleshoot, test, repair, install and calibrate electrical and electronic equipment on site.

This position works an 8-hour shift Monday thru Friday; which may include some overtime, weekends and holidays. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career, this is the job for you!

Commercial Metals Company offers a very competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance and 401(k). There is great growth potential with CMC for applicants and employees with the right skills, attitude and determination.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment, hand tools and personal knowledge to determine root causes of issues.
• Performs necessary maintenance tasks including but not limited to troubleshooting, repairing or replacing defective and/or damaged parts, adjusting and calibrating procedures, assembling, installing, testing and executing preventative maintenance tasks on various forms of manufacturing equipment using hand and power tools.
• Complies with safety procedures and regulations at all times.
• Tests and measures AC/DC utilities and control circuits.
• Interprets electrical/electronic schematics and technical manuals.
• Understands industrial controls, 3-phase power, PLCs, VFDs, distribution switchgear, and instrumentation thoroughly.
• Performs equipment inspections.
• Able to work with various hand tools and electrical test equipment.
• Demonstrates satisfactory troubleshooting skills.
• Communicates effectively with appropriate departments/individuals.
• Ensures all jobs are completed in a proficient and safe manner.
• Shows a safety-first mindset; recommends improvements to make the workplace safer for self and others.
• Willing to learn; enjoys tackling new challenges.
• Is organized and shows attention to detail, with a "get it right the first time" mindset.
• Demonstrates dependability in attendance, work completion, and flexibility to meet business needs.
• Works well with team members or independently; gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner.
• Makes timely and sound decisions; uses resources wisely.
• Displays a positive, can-do attitude; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations.
• Perform additional duties as needed.

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Five years of field experience in either operations and or manufacturing environment required.
• Experience with Allen Bradley, ABB, AC/DC motor and/or other PLC troubleshooting required.
• Mechanical experience preferred.
• Experience in MRO systems (in particular SAP system) preferred.
• Must have thorough understanding of electrical safe work practices and NFPA 70E requirements.
• Basic knowledge of motor controls, conduit bending and blue print reading.
• Must have experience with PLC usage and maintenance.
• Must have experience with the repair of variable speed drive, printed circuit boards, instrumentation and radio controls.
• Must be able to demonstrate electrical and mechanical maintenance principles, concepts, and troubleshooting techniques including a working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.
• Must be proficient in electrical controls maintenance and repairs.
• Must have organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
• Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs., and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to push and pull up to 90 lbs. and carry 50 lbs.
• Ability to work with exposure to inside and outside temperatures, loud noise, heights, and confined spaces.
• Ability to stand for duration of shift, up to 8 hours; frequent walking or climbing stairs.
• Ability to think logically, analytically and solve problems.

Education Requirements

• High School Diploma or GED required.
• College or technical trade education preferred.


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.