Company: Shultz Steel
Location: South Gate
Posted on: May 7, 2022
Job Description SUMMARY Sets up and controls electric arc VAR
furnace that remelts alloyed metals by performing the following
duties with minimal supervision. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
assigned. In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are
required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of
Company policies and procedures related to job safety, including
safety rules and regulations. All functions, duties or tasks are to
be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and
to be performed in conformance with applicable Company policies and
procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of
Company policies and procedures, employees are required to request
clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company
representatives. Assists in administrative tasks including
completion of production paperwork. Interfaces with other
departments such as the Machine Shop and Quality Assurance to
ensure all pertinent information is collected for final close out
of jobs. Trains set up personnel to assist with operator functions.
Starts up and shuts down VAR furnaces, including shut down under
emergency conditions; weighs metal ingots and loads metal into
furnace by crane; turns valves to regulate vacuum of furnace, or
moves controls to regulate flow of electricity and water coolant
through furnace. Observes color of metal and instruments such as
voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter, and pyrometer, and adjusts controls
to maintain specified parameters. Removes crucible containing metal
ingot from furnace, moves levers to tilt crucible or open crucible.
Removes metal ingot from crucible. Records pertinent data.
Transports crucible to blasting station and cleans it. Performs
periodic maintenance and cleaning of furnaces and equipment.
Prepares and welds stub to electrode. Adjusts timers and other
instruments; inspects inoperative equipment to locate causes of
trouble; disassembles and replaces or repairs defective parts;
reassembles and starts unit to test operation. Loads, unloads and
attends heat treat furnaces as required. Duties also include
recording data and monitoring controls. Company Description Pay
rates are based on experience.by Jobble
Keywords: Shultz Steel, South Gate , VAR Operator, Other , South Gate, California
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