EMO – Electrical & Automation Maintenance – Auxiliary Services

Montpelier, 1770 Bill Sharp Blvd, Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America Req #694
Thursday, May 5, 2022
SSAB is one of the largest North American producers of steel plate and coil, serving many industrial markets including energy, construction, agriculture and transportation.  SSAB operates five state of the art facilities strategically located in key regions across the U.S. 
SSAB has nearly 1,200 highly skilled employees in the U.S.  Jobs at SSAB range from machine operators and sales people to advanced engineers and corporate professionals in HR, finance and more.  SSAB offers challenging careers and comprehensive benefit program designed to keep employees and their families healthy and secure.


To provide maintenance of electrical systems, utilizing knowledge of industrial electricity and PLCs.



  • Follow all maintenance JSA’s, and SSAB’s safety policies
  • Maintain and troubleshoot medium and low voltage control systems and power distribution
  • Repair and maintain all electrical equipment in the plant general areas, water treatment plants and baghouse areas
  • Utilize PLC’s to diagnose problems related to plant equipment
  • Perform PM’s on area equipment
  • Perform Lockout / Tagout of equipment
  • Implement software changes to improve processes
  • Install new equipment related to projects 
  • Maintain plant building services, overhead lighting, heat trace circuits, 120/208V and 480V electrical distribution
  • Maintain and install equipment in 480 Volt 3 phase power distribution systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on AC and DC motors and low and medium voltage equipment
  • Trouble shoot and tune control loops on proportional and servo valve applications
  • Maintain and install video equipment
  • Engineer, Design, install and commission new equipment and control systems
  • Use IBA data collection system to aid in diagnosing problems



Competencies and Experience


  • Strong electrical background
  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial electrical experience
  • PLC programming and troubleshooting skills
  • AC and DC Digital Drive experience
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code and NFPA 70E Standards
  • Computer skills – including Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to operate man lifts and JLGs
  • Self motivated team player


  • 5 years experience in metals industry
  • Experience in Programming languages – C, C++
  • Medium Voltage Starters and Unit Substation Maintenance
  • Allen Bradley AC and DC Drive experience
  • Allen Bradley PLC5 and Control Logix 5000 experience
  • Allen Bradley HMI experience
  • Siemens DC Drive 6RA70 series drives experience
  • Understanding of water treatment principles
  • Furnace and Burner control equipment




  • High school degree or GED/HSET equivalent


  • Journeyman card
  • Associates or Bachelors in Industrial Electronics or Electrical Engineering Technology




Not applicable



The employee will frequently be required to:

  • Sit, walk, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Reach above shoulder level and below waist level
  • Use both hands for grasping, fingering, gripping and feeling textures and temperatures
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Perform repetitive tasks for extended periods


The employee will occasionally be required to:

  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


The position requires the following vision and hearing capabilities:

  • Close, distance and peripheral vision
  • Depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing in person, on the phone, and/or in group settings


The employee will work in the following conditions:

  • Extreme hot and cold conditions
  • Wet and humid conditions
  • Amid fumes, dust, dirt, and smoke
  • In confined areas, heights/high places and around equipment in motion
  • Near moving parts of heavy machinery and high voltage equipment
  • Amid noise
  • While wearing personal protective / safety equipment to prevent injury from noise and environmental hazards



  • Position is a full time, hourly, and is eligible for overtime
  • Position works between eight to ten (8-10) hours per day shift, Monday through Friday, weekends as needed. 
  • No travel is expected for this position



Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

SSAB's vision is a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world.
SSAB's values form the guiding principals of our company. 
They shape our culture and characteristics.  They serve as a compass for our actions and behavior, and describe what we stand for.  Values guide us daily in making the right choices and doing the right things.

SSAB's values are:
  • Driven - Together we create value
  • True - Do what is right
  • Ahead - Future in mind

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Montpelier, 1770 Bill Sharp Blvd, Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America