Furnace Helper Job Description Sample
Principal Project Engineer - Furnace Engineering
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Full-time direct employment with Vitaver Staffing Client
Onsite: On location at the Client’s site. Position requires frequent travel (50-75% of the time).
Salary: $100,000 to $130,000 range depending on your level of expertise.
Additional Information: Full benefits and relocation assistance available; interview travel reimbursed.
Description: Our Client, a manufacturer of insulation and roofing materials, is hiring a Principal Project Engineer (Furnace Engineering) in Littleton, CO.
• Knowledge of refractory properties / applications and uses for both cold rebuilds and hot repair applications;
• Knowledgeable and experienced in refractory and/or furnace inspection methods;
• Experience in fiberglass or glass manufacturing industries;
• PMP Certification;
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
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Seeking experienced furnace installer
Project Manager – Furnace Engineer
Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify under our relocation policy.
-Create safe processes and specification of equipment, ensures that ergonomics is considered in all areas of design, and that potential safety and health hazards are identified and eliminated during project execution.
-Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are followed, driving a zero-incident project environment.
-Design of environmentally compliant processes and specification of environmentally compliant equipment, ensures that all permit requirements are considered and addressed in the design, and that potential environmental issues are identified and addressed during project execution
- Develop scopes, specifications, schedules, and investment grade cost estimates for multi-discipline industrial manufacturing capital projects worldwide up to $10M
- Develop, guide, review, and present project feasibility studies and business cases that accurately identify project benefits, risks, and returns
- Utilize glassmaking furnace experience to guide projects to cost effective, best practice, designs to ensure successful project with respect to quality, technology, cost, and schedule.
- Utilize working knowledge of refractory properties/applications to ensure optimal refractories are used in projects to meet life expectancy and financial goals
- Utilize working knowledge of glassmaking operations to assist with ongoing furnace life expectancy issues and hot repair requirements.
- Develop technical specifications and contracts for equipment and services for all aspects of projects and ensure compliance.
- Coordinate, review, provide oversight and manage external engineering resources and consultants and contractors as needed to meet project objectives
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably mechanical, electrical, chemical or materials engineering
- Minimum of 6 years engineering experience in an industrial or manufacturing industry
- Demonstrated success managing projects up to $10M
- Strong project management skills
- Knowledgeable of the supply chain process, bidding, evaluating, contractor selection, and risk mitigation to JM through smart contracting
- Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in different phases
- Heavy travel required (50-75% travel)
- Experience with glassmaking furnaces and/or forehearths.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with large manufacturing furnaces and/or glassmaking operations.
- Working knowledge of refractory properties/applications and uses for both cold rebuilds and hot repair applications strongly preferred.
- PMP Certification
- Experience in fiberglass or glass manufacturing industries
Heat Treated And Brazing Furnace Operator
This is a Union position. Set up and operation of Heat treating and controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces to braze rocket engine thrust chambers and other assemblies where vacuum, explosive and/or inert gas atmospheres are used in production. Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each) 100%- Plan brazing and/or heat treat operations of developmental, prototype and production assemblies in controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces where explosive and inert gasses are used in the atmospheres.
Set power and temperature controls, gas flow panels and instrumentation for electric or gas fired furnaces. Adjust switches on temperature control instruments for multiple cycle brazing. Load assemblies on furnace base and make hookups of thermocouples and pressure lines as required.
Operate auxiliary power equipment to unload furnaces and cool down with cooling muffles. Perform heat treating and/or brazing operation as required.
Operate furnace to heat treat and/or braze assemblies including leak check and purge, instrumentation, heat-up, braze and cool down.
Take action when emergency conditions arise during phases of operations to assure safety of personnel and equipment. Over-ride furnace controls by manual operation when necessary. Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of experience in heat treating and brazing operations.
Demonstrated experience working with and around hazardous chemicals including acids. Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE used with hazardous chemicals. Experience handling large (500 lbs ) complex hardware with tooling and other handling devices (ie: pallet jacks, cranes, lifting straps, etc). Experience reading, comprehending and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.
Experience using measurement instruments to ensure parts are set-up and indicated properly to meet requirements. Must carry or obtain applicable certifications to work in an environmentally controlled room. Must pass the written and practical exam required for Heat Treated and Brazing Furnace Operator.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Work Environment and Physical
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection.
Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations.
Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
Aerospace company seeking energenic trainee or experienced furnace operator. Responsibilities include operating computerized production equipment.
Able to follow detail instructions. Must be able to multi task. 3 shifts available.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY: NIGHT SHIFT 11:00 PM TO 7:30 AM
needs the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions. - ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences - needs the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Weighs or measures specified amounts of ingredients or materials for processing, using devices such as scales and calipers.- Needs the skill to determine causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it.- Presses and adjusts controls in order to activate, set, and regulate equipment according to specifications.- Monitors equipment operations, gauges, and panel lights in order to detect deviations from standards.- Needs the skill to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.- Reads and interprets work orders and instructions in order to determine work assignments, process specifications, and production schedules.- Record gauges readings, test results, and shift production in log books.- Confers with supervisors or other equipment operators in order to report equipment malfunctions or to resolve productions problems.- Examines or tests samples of processed substances, or collect samples for laboratory testing, in order to ensure conformance to specifications.- Cleans, lubricates, and adjusts equipment, using scrapers, solvents, air hoses, and oil and hand tools.- Stops equipment and clears blockages or jams, using fingers, wire, or hand tools.
The Furnace Operator is responsible for the successful loading and unloading of parts. This will include the reading of lineups to determine the arrangements of various loads. The Furnace Operator also has an awareness of material in furnaces to determine sequence of loading. This individual will learn to operate a forklift/hi-lo to transport baskets and parts throughout the plant location.
Requirements of the Furnace Operator:
- High School Diploma required
- Operation of heat-treat equipment
- Read lineup to determine the arrangement of various loads
- Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions parts weighing up to 40 lbs. when loading and unloading parts from heat-treated baskets
- Typically operates a forklift/hi-lo to transport baskets
- Inspects parts to ensure quality compliance
- Creates shippers and certifications on completed orders
- Responsible for safety and general housekeeping in work area
- Presence at the employer’s site during regularly scheduled shifts and business hours.
- Frequent walking within a plant environment
- Close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
- Regular use of hands to manipulate, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms.
- Regular standing, talking, hearing, climbing or balancing, and lifting or moving up to 40 pounds.
- May be exposed to heat, fumes, noise, and humidity, etc. Safety equipment is provided.
- Regular stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling
- Able to pass a drug screen and physical examination
- This job requires (or may require) a criminal background check. Convictions and pending felony charges are not an absolute bar to employment and will only be considered if required by law or there is a substantial relationship to the circumstances of the particular job or if bond ability is at issue
Compensation for the Furnace Operator:
- Pay for this position is $11.00-$11.75 per hour
Schedule for the Furnace Operator:
- 6:00am-6:00pm or 6:00pm-6:00am
LaJoy Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Fraser Manufacturer is looking for a Furnace Operators
- Press Operator background a plus
- Furnace operations including loading and unloading of material
- Complete operation of all furnace equipment
- Wage based on experience
- 2nd and 3rd shift available
Furnace Operator - Will Train Heat Treat Specialist
Operate Industrial Furnace, heat treat of metal products:
GREAT ATTENDANCE A MUST.
1) Assists FURNACE OPERATOR by performing any combination of following duties: Seals furnace opening with fire clay and firebrick, using paddle and shovel.
2) Charges furnace with materials, such as scrap, ore, flux, reagents, slimes, oxides, pellets, or coke, by moving levers to open bin or hopper gates, by shoveling, or by signaling FURNACE CHARGER or OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to load furnace.
3) Turns valves to force air through tuyeres into molten metal to oxidize impurities.
4) Observes gauges and manipulates controls on panel to admit nitrogen to prevent igniting of magnesium.
- 5) Skims slag from molten metal, using bar, rabble, or ladle.
- 6) Cleans slag from tuyeres to let air flow, using bar, hammer, or pneumatic drill.
- 7) Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR, or uses electric hoist, to position ladles or buckets near furnace, and moves levers to tilt furnace into pouring position.
- 8) Scrapes and chips slag, solidified metal, furnace lining, and residue from furnace, using hammer, chisel, and scraper.
- 9) Breaks condensers and defective retorts with sledgehammer for removal to crusher.
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