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Posted on: February 07, 2020 • Category: Manufacturing

Furnace Operator

Hydro

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

Human Resources
Phone 1: 605-665-6063
amanda.potts@hydro.com
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2500 Alumax Road
Yankton, SD 57078
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Qualifications:

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • 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



Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

 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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