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Posted on: February 07, 2020 • Category: Manufacturing

Furnace Operator


Apply By: February 27, 2020
No. of Jobs: 2
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

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Phone 1: 605-665-6063
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2500 Alumax Road
Yankton, SD 57078
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Key Requirements: 

  • Operate mobile equipment (forklift, skid loader, sweeper, overhead crane)

  • Add and subtract for weighing up of scrap and alloys for furnace calculations

  • Identify different scrap alloys

  • Operate chargers without damaging furnace refractory

  • Follow proper procedure for charging furnaces to avoid molten metal explosions


  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions.

  • May be instances of high CO2 in area

  • Employee must be able to have good vision or corrective lens to see visual defects



 Prepare furnace loads, flux furnaces, skim and process dross.  Operate lathe and spectrometer and calculate alloy additions to prepare furnace for Pit crew.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Removing of foreign material (steel wire, bands, cardboard, wood, etc) while filling charger

  • Unloading of scrap trailers, railroad cars, and inspection of scrap while unloading

Other Information:

Competitive Benefits:

From Day One with Hydro, employees can enjoy benefits including: 

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company match/contributions 
  • Education Assistance 
  • Bonus plan eligibility for all levels of employees
  • Parental Leave

Please Apply Before: 12/31/2019

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