Refractory Worker

Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$17.00 - $17.50

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

The work performed includes, construction of new brick linings and new castable Precast Refractory Shapes, Demolition Services, Thermal Curing and complete rebuilds of a primary industrial furnaces.


  • Tends portable concrete-mixing machine and handcasts ornamental and structural concrete building products, such as blocks & colored tile.
  • Shovels sand, cement, gravel, or pumice into mixing machine. Adds water and pigments as instructed and starts machine.
  • Places molds on vibrating table, shovels mix into molds, level surface, enter into curing racks.
  • Shovels mix into molds and sets reinforcing steel rods into mix to cast fireplace.
  • Removes forms after blocks are cured by releasing clamps or disassembling mold.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Construction Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Concrete pipe and/or block/brick machine manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic math and measurements
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs periodically throughout the day

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