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Steel Creek Galvanizing, LLC - Kettle Operator

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Recruitment #97-60-05

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readySC™

 

in cooperation with

 

Spartanburg Technical College

 

 

 

is assisting with the recruitment and training for

 

 

Steel Creek Galvanizing, LLC

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Steel Creek Galvanizing, LLC is launching a new facility in Cherokee County.  Designed to protect steel against rust and other corrosion, the hot-dip galvanizing operation will be an environmentally-friendly, zero-emission operation.  We are seeking qualified candidates for the start-up of our new facility in Blacksburg.

 

Potential employment opportunities exist for:

Kettle Operator

  

Job Duties:

 

The Kettle Operator will work in the actual kettle area and perform duties including inspection of material to be galvanized, operation of overhead cranes and monorails, keeping inventory on consumables, and monitoring proper kettle settings, etc.

 

·        Inspect all lifting equipment prior to use (forklifts, cranes, monorails, chains, slings, etc).

·        Inspect all material before galvanizing to insure material meets all Steel Creek Galvanizing Safety guidelines and procedures.

·        Add zinc and other alloys to the kettle as necessary in order to maintain proper levels and proper quality of product.

·        Sweep ash from the kettle on a continual basis and store ash in barrels for later use.

·        Dross kettle (remove sludge) on a predetermined schedule according to Steel Creek Galvanizing guidelines.

·        Inform Kettle Lead of any quality concerns and/or maintenance problems.

·        Ensure all galvanized products meet Steel Creek Galvanizing quality requirements, minimize downtime, and promote efficiency and uptime.

·        Communicate all safety concerns or accidents to the Plant Supervisor immediately.

·        Produces a quality galvanized product each and every time by following all Steel Creek Galvanizing guidelines and through proper training.

·        Safely performs every step of the pretreatment process.

·        Minimizes downtime and delays with efficient processing and employee direction.

·        Maintains safe and efficient kettle temperatures and kettle zinc levels always.

·        Maintains proper housekeeping and kettle maintenance.

·        Maintains necessary supplies and consumables for proper operation.

·        Completes all inspections and finishing of product is as directed.

·        Produces a quality galvanized product each and every time by following all Steel Creek Galvanizing guidelines and through proper training.

·        Safely performs every step of the pretreatment process.

·        Minimizes downtime and delays with efficient processing and employee direction.

·        Maintains safe and efficient kettle temperatures and kettle zinc levels always.

·        Maintains proper housekeeping and kettle maintenance.

·        Maintains necessary supplies and consumables for proper operation.

·        Completes all inspections and finishing of product is as directed.

  

 Experience Required:

 

·        High School Diploma or GED Equivalent preferred.

·        Prior Galvanizing experience is desired but not a requirement.

·        Must be able to work in an open environment exposed to extreme temperatures

·        Must be able to obtain STS Forklift/Crane Certification

·        Must be physically able to climb stairs and ladders and able to lift 75 lbs.

·        Must be capable of boarding and un-boarding trucks for inspection and/or rigging.

·        Works independently with minimal supervision.

·        Displays a strong sense of ownership for work.

·        Copes with ambiguity, change and uncertainty effectively.

·        Not hesitant to resolve lack of clarity, structure or definition of outcomes then moves ahead.

·        Demonstrates initiative, self-motivated, proactive, and works effectively in multi-task environment.

 

 

Starting wage $13 to $16 per hour depending on experience.

Steel Creek Galvanizing, LLC offers standard benefits package including paid time off.

  

 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 



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