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Job Description:

  • 1) Assists FIRST HELPER to melt and cast iron and steel in open-hearth furnaces: Cleans furnace tapholes, using scraper and oxygen lance.

  • 2) Closes furnace tapholes with pipe, chrome ore, dolomite, or magnesite to prevent loss of molten metal, and relines steel runners.

  • 3) Weighs additives, such as fluorspar, lime, and manganese, and trucks them to furnace areas.

  • 4) Shovels refractory materials into furnace.

  • 5) Assists crew in slagging or flushing furnace.

  • 6) Starts furnace by igniting gas, using torch.

  • 7) Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.




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DOT:   512.684-010

Job Number: 9112