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Intern - Metallurgical/ Material Science

Company: Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Attention College Students! Are you looking to work in a rugged and fun environment this summer with opportunities to explore and learn new skills in the metallics recycling industry? This is a summer only position, beginning in early May 2021 through to the end of August 2021. The typical work week will be Monday through to Friday. Join us in our cultural and digital transformation to build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.

We Have:

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology.

You Have:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and enrolled in a post-secondary school
  • Ability to work Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm and some Saturdays
  • Ability to learn new things and have a strong work ethic
  • You must have strong communication skills and use them at all times to ensure safety among co-workers, truck drivers, peddlers, and contractors

Your Purpose:

This is an entry-level position, reflecting employees with no previous knowledge or experience related to scrap metals and recycling. You will learn about and assist in several aspects of daily operations such as scrap inspection, sortation, and general yard maintenance as directed. Under the safety standards of Gerdau, you learn to perform general maintenance duties.

Your Contribution:

  • Follow all of the established Gerdau safety, environmental, and routine procedures specific to the yard
  • Assist in the daily operations and maintenance.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion
  • General house-keeping duties: sweep shop area and removal of garbage
  • Assist co-workers in general operational duties that are essential to the yard in terms of safety, efficiency, and profitability
  • Problem-solving input and contributions as required
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Promote and practice the core values of Gerdau

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg

Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Keywords: Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation, Lynchburg , Intern - Metallurgical/ Material Science, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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