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EAF Melter

US Steel Fairfield, AL
  • Posted: 25 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

U. S. Steel has an immediate opening for a Melter to perform all operations necessary to melt scrap metal and additives to produce molten steel to specifications in an Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) The Melter will follow prescribed methods, procedures and sequences of operations. This position will report directly to the EAF Shift Manager. The primary duties and responsibilities of the Melter are:
-Safe and efficient operation of the EAF to include following all standard operating procedures
-Adjusting scrap mix in order to meet quality requirements
-Direct and assist EAF helper and EAF Utility to replace and or rebuild electrodes
-Operate the lime and carbon injection systems to ensure a quality foamy slag, as well as take slag samples and adjust fluxes as necessary
-Calculate tapping alloys and fluxes. Operate the EAF alloy system to meet chemistry requirements
-Operate the dedusting system to ensure proper furnace operating pressure and evacuation
-Monitor all primary and secondary cooling components and temperatures, and make adjustments as needed
-Activate controls to tilt furnace and tap the heat to minimize slag carryover
-Examine furnace after each heat to determine condition of refractories, water-cooled panels, roof, burners, etc. and make necessary repairs
-Assist refractory personnel in repairing furnace lining and measuring bottom height during patches
-Lead furnace crew during on-line furnace sidewall and bottom repairs as well as taphole and roof delta changes
-Remove spills and scrap from furnace structure, under furnace, pits, evacuation duct and surrounding floor areas
-Maintain 5S and safety of assigned areas
-Record operational data from each heat into a computer-based heat recorder system
-Serve as relief EAF Shift Manager
-Assist in bricking furnace and cleaning or changing burners under direct supervision of supervisor
-Perform routine and preventative maintenance and assist maintenance personnel as needed
-Takes temperature tests and samples as required

Requirements:
A minimum of two years EAF Steelmaking experience, and a high school diploma or equivalent is required.

US Steel

Address

Fairfield, AL
USA

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