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Title:  Electrical Apprentice


Durant, OK, US, 74701

Division:  Maintenance
Job ID:  6881

it's what's inside that counts



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 through our Apprenticeship Program. This is a 2-year industrial program at a Fortune 500 company offering you hands-on work experience and job related education in the following areas:


  • Safety
  • Work Orders and Daily Tasks
  • Equipment
  • Communication and Software
  • Schematics
  • Electrical Theory
  • NEC Code / Grounding and Bonding
  • Motor Controls
  • Instrumentation
  • PLCs and VFDs
  • Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Electronics System Design

What You'll Do

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and behaviors. Regularly inspect for, report, and correct unsafe or hazardous conditions. Actively participate in the site Safety Program
  • Demonstrate these skills and processes as training progresses by producing results independently or on a team, to undertake tasks as instructed while increasing overall contribution to the department
  • Maintain communication with coworkers through two-way radio and hand signals
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition
  • Observe, learn and understand a wide range of skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical personnel
  • Read and interpret condition reports, and/or repair orders. Communicate with necessary personnel for clarification of problems. May discuss preventative techniques to minimize future repairs
  • Test, troubleshoot, and repair equipment to maximize safe and productive operations
  • Use a large array of hand and power tools, precision measuring instruments, and test equipment

What You'll Need

  • Basic personal computer and corporate standard software skills (MS Word, Excel) are required
  • Depending on business needs or personal interest, apprentices may be placed on a 12-hour shift rotation (days and nights)
  • Exposure to heat, dust fumes and mists, uneven surfaces, loud noise, heights, confined spaces, poor lighting conditions, material, products and by-products associated with the manufacturing of steel
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are required
  • Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are required
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to follow directions and work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be dedicated to learning the trade and willing to put in the extra time and effort to build knowledge and gain experience
  • Must manage time appropriately, meeting hard deadlines
  • 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 facility

Your Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

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: Oklahoma

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