Kelly Services Furnace Operator in Houston, Texas
Control gas, oil, coal, electric arc, or electric induction furnace to melt metal prior to casting by performing the following duties.
Weighs out specified amounts of metal ingots and scrap metal and charges metal into furnace by hand, using, hoist, or by directing crane operator charge furnace.
Loads molten metal into furnace.
Turns valves to regulate injection of fuel and air into furnace or moves controls to regulate flow of electricity and water coolant through electrodes to heat furnace to specified temperature.
Observes color of metal and instruments such as voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter, and pyrometer, and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature.
Sprinkles fluxing agent over surface of molten metal to bring impurities to surface, forming layer of slag.
Skims off slag.
Removes crucible containing molten metal from furnace, moves levers to tilt crucible or open crucible door or breaks clay plug to metal into ladle for transportation to molds.
Removes test sample of molten metal from crucible and pours it into mold.
Records data from each melt on form.
Positions new electrodes over worn electrodes in electric furnace and screws electrodes together.
Transport crucible or ladle to pouring station and pours metal into molds.
Position requires bending, sitting, stooping, standing, and walking.
Ability to lift to 50 lbs. unassisted.
Ability to operate forklifts.
Minimum High School degree or GED preferred
Experience operating a Furnace
AS A KELLY EMPLOYEE, YOU-LL HAVE ACCESS TO WORLD-CLASS PERKS, INCLUDING:
Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
Group insurance options*
Service bonus plan
Holiday pay plan
Weekly electronic pay options
Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
Exclusive online employee community
Employee assistance program available at no cost
Transportation Spending Accounts
Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services
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