Refractory Installer

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Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Spokane Valley, Washington

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires the ability to travel 95% - 100% primarily domestic and the potential of some global.  

Refractory Installation, demolition, form set up and manufacture of precast shapes.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Core People Skills.  Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.  Genuine with high ethical standards and values, and personal integrity and honesty.  Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.

Communication Skills.  Ability to write basic notes.  Ability to discuss job related information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.  Ability to understand when there is a problem and report it to their lead in a timely manner

Core Business Skills. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, short notes and memos.  Ability to read and interpret information such as safety rules, work standards, work instructions and work orders.  Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information.  Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide figures to include fractions and decimals. Ability to maintain a valid passport.

Travel requirement. Ability to travel 95 - 100% of the time.  Ability to perform work at sites inside the United States occasional international travel is possible depending on workload and skill requirement.

Qualifications

Must Haves:  High school diploma or GED.  Valid driver’s license, preferred.  Refractory experience and OSHA 10 certification preferred.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  1. Perform demolition with jackhammers and clean up debris and rubble.
  2. Following standard operation procedures, mix, pour and vibrate refractory concrete into forms and molds.
  3. Install plastic refractory material using pneumatic ramming hammers and refractory gunnite material using Reed Guns.
  4. Accurately set up precast molds.
  5. Ensure both internal and outside customer demands are met in a timely manner.
  6. Maintain physical condition and cleanliness of work area.
  7. Ensure proper use of equipment and required PPE is worn at all times.
  8. Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility.  Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.
  9. Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  10. Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills.  Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  11. Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures.  Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  12. Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  13. Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.   
  14. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Physical/Sensory Requirements
The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand.  Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms.  The employee is regularly required to climb stairs, working in confined areas, talk or hear, and lift or carry 55- 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.

Working Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you will be constantly exposed to warm or hot conditions (non-weather), dust and hazardous materials.  The noise level in the work environment can be high.  Proper personal protective equipment is required at all times.  Work is often within confined/tight areas.

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