Furnace Operator * Direct Hire*

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Located in Utica, NY

Salary: Starting @ $20.35hr

Summary of Responsibilities:

**3rd Shift** Sunday - Thursday 11pm-7:30am

Starting pay is $20.35 depending on experience

Essential Functions:

·       Perform various cleaning, monitoring and securing operations to assist in the set-up of a vacuum atomization furnace.

·       Work from verbal and written instructions to perform repetitive tasks before and after the and when required during the atomization process.

·       Assist in preparing raw material charges, running the furnace control board, making minor repairs on the furnace, atomization chamber, and other auxiliary equipment, cleaning the atomization chamber, carry out housekeeping duties.

·       Assist in the removal and replacement furnace lid and coils. Cleaning the interior of the furnace chamber and “O” ring seal.

·       Clean raw material charge and transport to charge area. As directed assist in the attachment and detachment of gas, electric, and water lines to furnace lid and tank. Utilizing electric hoist remove and replace furnace lid from furnace chamber. Clean inside of crucibles, patch cracks and performs other repair tasks of crucible prior to next run.

·       May be required to carry out tasks not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this position in support of department objectives and to develop one’s skills

·       Adhere to ACE guidelines and perform ACE duties as required

·       Adhere to all EH & S guidelines, including wearing of required personal protective equipment including a respirator & mask

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

·       United States Citizenship required due to government contracts

·       Must have High School diploma or equivalent

·       Must have a good attendance record

·       Must have strong communication skills

·       Must be able to work overtime when required

·       Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. independently

·       Must be able to work from heights – up to 60’

·       Must have strong mechanical aptitude

·       Must be able to wear a respirator

·       Must be physically capable of the following: bending, lifting, squatting, twisting, overhead reaching, standing on feet for long period of time – up to 8 hours, and climbing stairs

Express Office: Utica/Rome
The Landmarc Building
118 Columbia Street, Suite 103
Utica, NY 13502
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