Torch Operator

CMC Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

it's what's inside that counts

There's more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it's the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Training

  • Paid time off

  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision

  • Company-paid life and disability

  • Company matching 401(k) plan

  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you'll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Sets up and performs operations necessary to cast molten steel with demonstrated proficiency, in operating the strand panel in both manual and automatic operating modes to regulate casting speed drive and spray water flow

  • Observes strand monitors to ensure that equipment is operating properly, and that alarm system does not indicate equipment malfunctions, and that hydraulic fluid indicators and water temperature/level gauges stay within the proper ranges

  • Set up automatic torch cutting station to cut strand to predetermined lengths and accommodate specified lengths for rolling

  • Perform manual torch cutting operation when automatic controls are out of order and to cut up scrap ends for handling

  • Responsible for setting cutting torches to cut the correct billet length, making adjustments as necessary

  • Mark billets with proper identification information

  • Assist maintenance personnel when requested/needed

  • Participate in the CMC Safety Programs and proactively uphold the CMC Safety Culture

  • Effectively communicate with others about possible production issues, concerns, and needs

  • Ensure equipment inspection reports are filled out each shift

  • Perform minor/routine maintenance or repairs as needed without the assistance of maintenance personnel

  • Responsible for continuous improvement such as suggesting improvements in work methods and procedures

  • Responsible for daily housekeeping duties including but not limited to immediate work area

  • Troubleshoot work related problems using job knowledge, experience, and by communicating with others

  • Understand start up, shutdown, and emergency procedures

What You'll Need

  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment, with excellent strong work ethic, attention to detail, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work with exposure to extremes in temperature, chemical, dust fumes and mists, uneven surfaces, loud noise, elevated work areas, and confined spaces

  • Basic computer skills

  • Dependability in attendance, work completion, and flexibility to meet business needs

  • Must be able to learn quickly and multitask

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Some overtime will be required

  • Work on a rotating shift which may include weekends and holidays

Your Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that's already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We've built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years - but we're just getting started.

If you're ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you're ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career - and our world - forward.

CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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