Refractory Technician

Refractory Technician


About You

You are a craftsman skilled in all aspects of refractory material and installation. You are both motivated and hard-working and collaborate with teammates to achieve results. Health and Safety is a top priority and you are reliable and committed to producing quality work. This position is located in Mesa, Arizona.

In addition, you have:

  • 2+ years of refractory work experience preferred
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Relevant educational background eg. Refractory or Masonry qualification preferred
  • Welding, forming & pouring practical experience is advantageous
  • Posses RHI Magnesita's core values: passion, integrity, hard work, and professionalism


About the job

As a Refractory Technician, you will be responsible for tearing out and installing refractory/brick in our customer's steel plant. Your tasks will include:

  • Installation of brick and refractory materials into shapes and combinations
  • Keying in brick rings
  • Welding, cutting, grinding, installing anchors, forming, and pouring
  • Installation of refractory products using various applications including, gunning and shotcrete applications
  • Able to interpret and understand drawings eg. Anchor centering/pattern, brick combinations
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment rotary guns, jackhammers, brick saws
  • Operate equipment and machinery including but not limited to forklifts, man lifts, scissor lifts.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand and/or be on their feet 10-12 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift 50lb as needed
  • Must be able to go up and down ladders, steps, or other lifts as needed
  • Must be able to perform various tasks in confined spaces and elevations.


What we bring to the table

  • Join the world's market leader
  • Collaborative culture that cherishes ideas in a respectful work environment
  • Learn with colleagues from around the world
  • We promote direct communication with our award-winning employee app
  • Full-time position
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k
  • Competitive Leave package
  • Employee Assistance Program


Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume including your personal profile via our career page. Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration.


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems, and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 40 countries and € 3.1 billion in revenues, we are the driving force of the refractory industry. But to deliver results for customers, that technology has to be put to work effectively. By people. That's why we attach so much importance to our employees. Do you want to know more? Check out


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