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Associate Engineer - Electrical

Associate Engineer - Electrical
Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Founded in 1847 as a mine operator, Cliffs is also the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America. In 2020, Cliffs acquired two major steelmakers, AK Steel and ArcelorMittal USA, vertically integrating its legacy iron ore business with quality-focused steel production and emphasis on the automotive end market. Cliffs’ fully integrated portfolio includes custom-made pellets and, by the end of 2020, Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI); flat-rolled carbon steel, stainless, electrical, plate, tin and long steel products; as well as carbon and stainless-steel tubing, hot and cold stamping and tooling. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland-Cliffs employs more than 25,000 people across its mining, steel and downstream manufacturing operations in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit
One of the missions of Cleveland-Cliffs Steel is to utilize the latest technological advances available in the steel industry. This mission affords our engineers countless unique opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills they learned during their undergraduate studies, from automation, to advanced electrical control techniques, to power distribution, and to any of the other disciplines within electrical engineering and electrical engineering technology. The technologies that are employed today span 50 years. The range of knowledge required therefore is broad. Relay logic through every generation of solid state up to the most current control schemes. Likewise, this mission also affords the Company the continuous need to recruit and hire the best and brightest electrical engineers available.
Our main functions are to operate, maintain, upgrade, and purchase new equipment to produce steel products to satisfy our customers’ ever increasing product demands. The processes are complex and highly interactive. Technically skilled management is required to handle the production challenges of today and guide the business into future generations of steels and their competitive production.
As an electrical engineer at Cleveland-Cliffs Steel you will typically be assigned to operations, maintenance, technology, or process automation. Office work is largely administrative, in-depth study, planning, engineering, etc., but even this is very much field based. Experience as a front-line supervisor is required to advance in operational management positions.
Engineering duties may include:
·        supervising a crew of hourly maintenance employees
·        recommending and/or performing predictive, preventative and emergency maintenance of equipment
·        researching, designing, evaluating, installing, modernizing, re-designing, operating, maintaining, and repairing machinery and equipment
·        resolving equipment malfunctions, including those requiring scheduled shutdowns or breakdown action
·        planning, scheduling, and cost control of maintenance/engineering projects
·        reading and interpreting blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
·        analyzing current operating performance and standard operating procedures and making recommendations for improvement and various other duties as needed to support the business.
Cleveland-Cliffs Steel generally requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience, for this position. In addition, the Company generally does not sponsor candidates for temporary visas or permanent residency at the Bachelor’s level.
As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy. It is the current expectation that ALL Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Before accepting an offer of employment, you must certify that you are fully vaccinated. Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.