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Title:  EAF Operator


Mesa, AZ, US, 85212

Division:  Melt Shop
Job ID:  4771

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.

Other Things You'll Do

  • Operate furnace from the control panel properly while maintain safe procedures at all times
  • Understand emissions trends and data and make process changes as needed to ensure environmental compliance
  • Review slag analysis and adjust flux additions and injection practices accordingly
  • Understand the consteel and EAF procedures in order to perform job correctly
  • Follows level 2 melt schedules, and run appropriate melting profiles
  • Utilize EAF process trends for trouble shooting
  • Coordinate with liquid process helpers and crane operators in the operation and monitoring of the Consteel furnace
  • Assist in changing of electrodes when needed by operating furnace electrode clamps
  • Communicate with supervisors, fellow workers, and maintenance personnel about possible production problems, concerns, and needs

What You'll Do

  • Monitor furnace and optimize slag foaming conditions
  • Responsible for controlling and replenishing the inventory of consumables needed on the operations floor
  • Visually inspect furnace for problems (water leaks, refractory wear, and heel control)
  • Assist with general housekeeping inside of the plant
  • Work safely to prevent on the job injuries by following safety rules and regulations at all times including proper wearing of company PPE
  • Diagnose and remedy complex problems related to EAF and LF performance, incoming power irregularities and substation problems
  • Understand start up, shutdown, and emergency procedures for the EAF and Caster

Your Education

    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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