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Title:  Caster Technician


Mesa, AZ, US, 85212

Division:  Melt Shop
Job ID:  4773

it’s what’s inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

-Wear proper PPE at all times
-Work safely to prevent on the job injuries by following company guidelines and procedures
-Work with liquid process personnel in the operation, monitoring, and performance of all casting equipment
-Communicate with fellow workers and supervisors about possible production issues, concerns, and needs
-Connect Hydraulic hoses and operate the slide gate system to begin casting
-Safe and continuous monitoring of ladle casting at all times
-Visually check ladle to make sure steel is pouring correctly and properly
-Use temperature probes to monitor steel temperature in tundish
-Use oxygen lance to lance open ladle when needed
-Check the mold for slag and take corrective action when needed
-Perform housekeeping and keep casting area clean
-Perform spray chamber maintenance as needed
-Prepare spare tundish for casting (preheat)
-Take tundish chemistry sample for every heat to verify chemistry
-Set up casting machine prior to start up
-Start up and shut down casting process when needed
-Change mold when needed

This position will require cross-training between the Furnace Operator, Ladle Furnace Operator and Caster Technician and understanding of the duties in each position.

Experience and Qualifications

Basic computer skills
Work on a rotating shift which may include nights, weekends, and holidays
Some overtime will be required through our “Mandatory Overtime Program”

Must be able to lift 50lbs
Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced environment, with an excellent work ethic, attention to detail, and organizational skills
Must be able to learn quickly and multitask
Ability to work in extreme heat
Trouble shooting and good communication skills
Ability to train others
Ability to operate overhead crane

Your Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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