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Mechanical & Electrical Trainees

Company: Cleveland-Cliffs
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Mechanical & Electrical Trainees

Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. The company is vertically integrated from mining through iron making, steelmaking, rolling, finishing and downstream with hot and cold stamping of steel parts and components.
Cleveland-Cliffs is seeking candidates for its Mechanical and Electrical Training Programs to staff Maintenance Technician jobs at our Riverdale facility loated in Illinois. Cleveland-Cliffs is a leader in employee safety, quality, and productivity.
Maintenance Technician candidates must successfully qualify on a computerized maintenance test to be considered for this position. Upon hire, Maintenance Technician candidates will enter a craft training program consisting of classroom and on-the-job training and must successfully qualify on job related factor tests. Upon successfully completing the program, trainee graduates will be promoted to fully qualified craft status.

Primary Responsibilities Upon Successful Completion of Maintenance Training Program:Performs all mechanical/electrical functions necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment.
Makes mechanical/electrical repairs as required in connection with their mechanical/electrical service.
Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs and provides assistance in operating functions as necessary to keep equipment running.
May work alone, with minimal supervision and works with other Maintenance Technicians and coordinates and works in conjunction with Operating Technicians and/or Service Technicians in the performance of mechanical/electrical maintenance tasks.

Qualifications and Requirements:Be 18 or older and have legal right to work in the U.S.
Have a high school diploma or GED equivalency from an accredited institution
Be able to pass the Mechanical or Electrical Maintenance Technician testing at a score of 50 or more
Work rotating shifts, weekends, and overtime as required. Shift work may encompass 8, 10, or 12-hour work shifts
Must be willing to work at heights, climb and/or walk on uneven surfaces, and work in extreme heat and cold
Be able to successfully pass all pre-employment testing requirements
Be able to perform essential job duties, successfully pass a drug screen, background check, and a physical exam prior to starting employment

Preferred Requirements:3 years of experience in Mechanical or Electrical maintenance
Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology, or related field
Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment


Compensation and Benefits:Starting hourly base rate of $25.69 - $28.25 per hour (based on test score) with a potential for additional earnings including production incentive pay, Sunday and Holiday premium pay, shift differential, and profit-sharing pay.
Upon successful completion of the Maintenance Technician training program, hourly base rate increase to $29.73 per hour.
Paid vacation after one year
401(k) Plan
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
Company contributions to a Pension Trust
10 Paid Holidays per year
Company-provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Opportunity for advancement

As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy. It is the current expectation that all Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Before accepting an offer of employment you must certify that you are fully vaccinated. Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@clevelandcliffs.com or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement, Pay Transparency . We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Cleveland-Cliffs, Hammond , Mechanical & Electrical Trainees, Professions , Riverdale, Indiana

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