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Kettleman in Waskom, TX at AZZ Inc.

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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AZZ Galvanizing - Waskom

General Description:

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, moving material through the kettle in a safe and efficient manner.

Education, Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:

High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


10-15 years of experience in a galvanizing plant as a kettleman.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of hot dip galvanizing, steel fabrication or other custom metal coating operations is preferred. Knowledge of raw materials, production process, quality control and costs and knowledge of hand tools and equipment is preferred.  Knowledge of specific and general safety policies and procedures as it relates to the plant and the position is preferred.

Essential Duties:

  • Operates all cranes properly and safely.
  • Visually inspects all equipment (i.e. kettle, cranes, etc.) prior to moving material to ensure no maintenance is needed.
  • Monitors and records zinc levels, temperatures and immersion times on a daily basis.
  • Examines all material to ensure proper venting and utilizes proper cleaning procedures and hanging techniques.
  • Confers with supervisors or other equipment operators to report equipment malfunctions or to resolve production problems.
  • Adds correct quantities of chemicals, zinc and/or zinc brightener.
  • Assists with removing dross.

Work Environment:

Consists of smoke, irritating particular impurities, chemical fumes and hot and cold temperatures.

Physical Demands:

Majority of the time is spent standing, walking, stooping, reaching, and bending. Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. Must have good eye hand coordination.


Full Time




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