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3 R D  S H I F T  F U R N A C E  O P E R A T O R



$19- $21 hr.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Efficiently perform all tasks involved in the production of company’s products, follow standard work methods, and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.


Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fill the furnace with all essential materials and iron –charges.

  • Perform tests on the furnace and iron

  • Load and weigh charge bucket

  • Operate electric hoist on charge bucket and coordinate it to the proper place.

  • Monitor all cooling and electrical functions of the furnace.

  • Aid molding lines and perform other related duties and assignments as required

  • Notify supervisor of any mechanical or material issues.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and clean work area at the end of each shift

  • All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production.


Physical environment/working conditions: The position is in the factory and involves:

  • Standing, walking, balancing, reaching.

  • Bending, crouching, climbing, standing, stooping, walking, lifting, & feeling for long periods of time throughout the day.

  • Vision (far and near)

  • Talking and hearing

  • Requiring hand/eye coordination.

  • Lifting and carrying 1-80 lbs.

  • Push/pull, handle up to 80 lbs.


Environmental working conditions

Employee will be exposed to:

  • Extreme Heat and temperature changes from extreme heat to cold

  • Humid-high moisture conditions

  • Noise levels greater than 90 decibels

  • Mild to heavy vibrations


Hazards Exposure

  • Mechanical and electrical

  • Fumes/Gases

  • Dust

  • Heat

  • Molten metal


Equipment and Machinery used:

  • Hammers, air tools

  • Shovels, brooms

  • Metatarsal guard kick-off boots, protective leggings, and heat resistant suit

  • Hearing and eye protection including hard hat/face shield.

  • Electric hoist, electric scale, and blow torch


Education, prior work experience and specialized skills and knowledge:

  • 3-4 years of high school

  • Understand and follow directions

  • Read, write, add, subtract – to remember count accurately with distractions

  • Measuring skills associated with furnace operations

  • Must be able to work as part of a team.

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