Burner/Crane Operator
Vidor Billet Yard
Job Type

At Optimus Steel, we are looking for team members who are seeking to grow professionally and personally, individuals who will embrace the passion of our company, which is to Strive for Perfection in Everything We Do. We are committed to investing in and challenging every Optimus team member to achieve their professional goals, to grow individually and help us as Optimus continue to expand our capabilities, capacities and footprint. As we expand, challenging work opportunities will arise. We will need the right type of talented and skilled professionals to drive the growth of our company. 

Join our Talented Team!  Be part of something new and exciting.

This position reports to the Billet Yard Coordinator and Billet Yard Supervisor.   The main responsibility for this role is to operate crane to remove billets from the casting machine cooling bed, to charge Rolling Mill feed table and to move and load billets as directed in the main yard and G-bay as required by policies and procedures set forth.  The Burner/Crane Operator will remove scrap billets from the cutting area  to the scrap rail car or scrap pile as needed.


Tools & Equipment: 20 ton crane with electromagnets, spreader beams, cables, slings, chains, cutting torch, broom, mop, computer terminal, man-lift, mobile crane, etc.


Wages & Benefits
Optimus Steel has a competitive benefit package.
Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA
401K, Company match
Basic Life/Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program


Qualifications for this position include a high school diploma combined with 1 or more years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.  Experience working with cranes and other heavy equipment like Forklift and man-lift .  

 The position Requires the use of simple writing, adding, subtracting, whole numbers, and the carry out of instructions: and the use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices in which interpretation is not required. 

Salary Description
$26.54 per-hour