Furnace Operator

Canaan, Connecticut
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Canaan, Connecticut

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Job Description

Are you a mechanically inclined person looking for a full-time opportunity in an industrial quarry setting? Are you the type of person who loves diversity in your workday?
We are now hiring for a Furnace Operator and Laborer at a mineral processing quarry with a real passion for advancing their career within an Industrial setting.

We offer employee of the month incentives, OSHA 10 trainings and advancements to more challenging projects. Your skills make the world work! We Respect you and we appreciate you! Working with PeopleReady Skilled Trades you can expect honest communication, dedicated office staff who care about all aspects of safety, regular job site visit and much more! Join our team today!

Other ways to apply: email resume to 0774-br@peopleready.com or call 860-528-0133 for immediate consideration!

We look forward to you joining our team!


  • This job requires the ability to learn new skills including light welding and carpentry, furnace operation and repair, preventive maintenance, and specialized thermometer readings in order to make sure the correct minerals are being extracted from the quarry rock being placed in the furnace. This job also requires overtime, and some shift flexibility.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Ability to withstand working in warm temperatures due to furnace
  • Ability to read and record temperatures from furnace
  • Forklift experience
  • Reliable transportation to and from jobsites
  • Basic math skills – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on the fly
  • OSHA 10 preferred – PeopleReady will help provide your OSHA training
  • Able to lift 50 pounds to load and unload metal and other materials as well as carry needed tools to and from the jobsite

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Furnace Operator

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.