Overhead Crane Operator

Ellwood Group New Castle , PA 16101

Posted 4 days ago

Are you ready for a rewarding and challenging career in the steelmaking industry?

Join us! We are looking for the bestthose who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves to grow with our organization, personally and professionally!

About the Position:

Our Overhead Crane Operators run DC cranes with joysticks from a seated position and will be responsible for the following, including but not limited to: loading and unloading railcars and trucks; become familiar with scrap loading procedures and make up of charges and ladle moves; transfer slag pots, ladles and associated equipment; teem heats; assist the teeming crew in mold setup and stripping; set up, strip and move molds, plates, trumpets and ingots as directed; stripping of overpours, transport ingots from bearing blocks to scale for weighing and then onto furnace for annealing or hot shipment by using tongs, spreader, magnet or bar as indicated by Shipper and transfer ingots from location to location. Our Maintenance Dept. performs frequent inspections so our cranes are kept up to safety and operating standards.

About Ellwood Quality Steels:

  • Family-owned business with long-range vision.

  • The world leader in the production of high quality carbon, alloy, stainless and tool steel ingot.

  • Unmatched commitment to our customers.

  • Emphasis on flexibility, responsiveness, and problem solving.

  • Continual investment in our people, process, and equipment.

  • Highly trained workforce, state-of-the-art equipment and methodology.

  • A manufacturing environment where excellence is an everyday occurrence.

  • www.ellwoodqualitysteels.com

Our focus at Ellwood Quality Steels is to create anenvironment of opportunitywhere you cangrow your career.Our culture values diverse talents and thecontributions of all employees. Our commitment includescompetitive compensation, support for yourprofessional growth, and a range ofemployee benefitsthat help to protect the health and welfare of our people.

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive compensation with eligibility for Profit Sharing

  • 401(k) retirement plan with an excellent Employer Match

  • Excellent health care, dental and vision plans

  • Company-paid Life, AD&D, and disability benefits

What You'll Do:

  • Perform daily crane inspection and fill out daily maintenance report for the crane.

  • Performs the following functions, including but not limited to:

  • loading and unloading railcars and trucks;

  • become familiar with scrap loading procedures and make up of charges and ladle moves;

  • transfer slag pots, ladles and associated equipment;

  • assist the teeming crew in mold setup and stripping; teem heats; set up, strip and move molds, plates, trumpets and ingots as directed; stripping of overpours,

  • transport ingots from bearing blocks to scale for weighing and then onto furnace for annealing or hot shipment by using tongs, spreader, magnet or bar as indicated by Shipper and transfer ingots form location to location.

  • Operate mobile equipment, as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary.

What You'll Need:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Commitment to safety

  • Ability to work rotating schedule (including weekends and holidays).

  • Ability to work overtime and up to 12 hours per day, as required.

  • Ability to climb stairs/ladder to access the crane

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to work at heights.

  • Ability to use computer.

  • Strong work ethic

  • Willingness to learn

  • Must successfully pass the standard Crane Operator Vision Exam

  • Must participate and successfully complete the crane operator's physical and specialized medical testing which will include blood pressure and vision exam in accordance with EQS policy and ANSI standard ASME B30.2-3.

Will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation. Urine and hair follicle drug screening will be required upon offer of employment. Applicants must be able to provide a High School Diploma/GED upon hire.


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