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Title:  Electronic Technician


Cayce, SC, US, 29033

Division:  Maintenance
Job ID:  6427

it's what's inside that counts



Offering a $5000 sign on bonus!


There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Ability to troubleshoot all aspects of Medium/High Voltage equipment for an industrial steel production facility
  • Lead facility’s annual testing and inspection requirements
  • Diagnose and remedy complex problems related to EAF and LF performance, incoming power irregularities and substation problems
  • Diagnose and remedy complex problems related to SVC systems, transformer protection Relays, complex faults and trips in all protective
  • Assist in developing other team member’s skills and knowledge
  • Serve as Shift Supervisor in his/her absence and provide supervisory support, as necessary
  • Install, monitor, inspect, troubleshoot, and ensure reliability of all electrical, electronic control systems and components, process equipment, and AC/DC utilities
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair or replacement of defective and damaged parts
  • Learn and maintain the variety of electromechanical starters and motors using sophisticated electronic interface boards, VFDs, PLCs, HMIs, instrumentation, and controllers
  • Procure supplies and spare parts to ensure effective and timely maintenance of equipment
  • Maintain and revise instruction manuals, drawings, schematics, maintenance logs, and other documentation, as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 2 years electrical maintenance experience preferred
  • CMMS experience preferred
  • PLC troubleshooting experience preferred
  • Required to know and understand Arc Regulation, Furnace Grounding systems and Maintenance, induced Harmonics and the related mitigation technology
  • Must understand and demonstrate abilities in the following; Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Arc Regulation, and Arc Flash Safety
  • Experience with Electrical relay control maintenance and repair proficiency, especially for cranes
  • Extensive experience in maintenance of electrical control and distribution systems and analog and digital circuits
  • Extensive experience in maintenance of relay and ladder logic, industrial communications networks, instrumentation and automation control systems
  • Experience or formal education and lab training on PLCs, or the ability to navigate block logic, ladder logic, or other digital logic interfaces
  • Experience with MRO system, SAP system preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing equipment processes and working knowledge of associated controls
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic circuit components
  • Competent in the use of hand tools as well as electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Experience in a heavy industrial environment is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with industrial electrical repairs including troubleshooting and repair of electrical valves and switches
  • Experience with industrial electrical repairs including troubleshooting and repair of A/C - D/C drives and motors, PLC's and 480 Volt 3 phase electrical
  • Possess specific knowledge of both hydraulic and electrical systems and equipment
  • Must be able to read technical documents and manuals and write job instructional training documents
  • Must be able to work effectively with others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner
  • Must be able to work outside under all weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold temperatures

Your Education

  • Graduate of an instrumentation, electronics or mechatronics program from a recognized trade school.

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


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.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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