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Refractory Bricklayer


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is 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. Check out www.rhimagnesita.com


About You

The building of refractory products excites you. You are a craftsman skilled in all aspects of refractory material and anchor system installation. You are both motivated and hard-working and collaborate with teammates when necessary to achieve results. Being a team player, you are reliable and committed to producing quality work. You are mobile and will be comfortable to travel up to 75% of your time for this role where you will work on our customer sites across the US (including but not limited to, AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, KY, OH, PA, TX).

In addition, you have:

  • 3+ years refractory work experience required
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Relevant educational background eg. Refractory journeyman qualification preferred
  • Welding and forming & pouring practical experience is advantageous
  • Experience with Gunite and Shotcrete applications
  • Valid Driver's License essential
  • English fluency
  • As this is a mobile role, shifts will be 10-12 hours with various shift start times
  • Possess RHI Magnesita's core values: passion, integrity, hard work and professionalism



About the job

As a Refractory Bricklayer you will be responsible for tearing out and installing refractory in kilns. Your tasks will include:

  • Installation of brick shapes and combinations in rotary kilns
  • Keying in brick rings on a pneumatic brick rig
  • Welding, cutting, grinding, installing anchors, forming and pouring
  • General carpentry work
  • Installation of refractory products using gunning and shot-crete applications
  • Able to interpret and understand drawings eg. Anchor centering/pattern, brick combinations in the kiln
  • Pull dimensions from a drawing for measurements and centering, starts & ends, thickness of the pour, lining, etc
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment – rotary guns, rivet busters, jack hammers, swing tube repair, greasing, bleeding diesel injectors
  • Regularly uses handheld power tools including but not limited to jigsaw, circular saws, drills
  • Operate equipment and machinery including but not limited to forklifts, manlifts, scissor lifts, Brokk machines
  • Note. This job description is subject to change at any time.



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 on 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)
  • 401k
  • Competitive Leave package
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel/per diem allowance included


Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application – Apply Now!

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago