Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Electrical Technician - Melt Shop

Job Locations US-TX-Sinton
ID 2023-3954
Pos. Category


Responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining electrical equipment in the steel-making plant.


  • Perform electrical and electronic troubleshooting and periodic maintenance on equipment.
  • Optimization of drive control systems, PLC control systems, and other closed-loop industrial control systems.
  • Identify, design, and implement changes/upgrades that will increase the process's productivity or reliability.
  • Understand the steel-making process and integrate this knowledge with the knowledge of process control systems to improve productivity, quality, and reliability.
  • Strong electrical knowledge of high and low-voltage electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, breakers and power distribution systems, motors, motor control equipment instrumentation, PLC, and AC/DC drive systems.
  • Computer knowledge, networking, and any programming experience is a plus.
  • Candidates must have a large aptitude for learning and will be taught (by classroom/ or experience) the more complex skills of the industry such as PLC programming and drive systems if they show theoretical knowledge and high work ethics.
  • Understanding of mathematics (geometry, trigonometry)



  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent safety and attendance record
  • Shift work is required.


  • Candidates with a Navy electrician’s mate background.
  • Candidates with an associate degree in industrial instrumentation, automation & control, or electrical engineering technology.
  • Basic understanding of electrical principles and electronics
  • Mechanical aptitude with troubleshooting and diagnostic skills


Steel Dynamics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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