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Refining Operator Steelmaking

Requisition ID:  21957 

Reflected in our name, AM/NS Calvert is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel Corporation, two of the world’s leading steelmakers. We use the most innovative technology to create the steels tomorrow’s world will be made of. As part of ArcelorMittal, every day over 190,000 of our talented people, located in over 60 countries, push the boundaries of digitalization and use advanced technology to create a world that is stronger, faster and smarter. Our strength comes from having a rich tapestry of high-performance, multi-cultural teams, each of them working together effectively to achieve the same organizational goals. AM/NS Calvert promotes an innovative, diverse team experience, while supporting our team members in advancing their careers.


Located in Calvert, 35 miles north of Mobile, Alabama, our state-of-the-art steel processing facility has the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of high-value steel grades in the North America market. We are constantly striving to work safer and smarter, and to make our products stronger, lighter and more sustainable so we can meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, our communities and the wider world.


AM/NS Calvert is expanding its existing portfolio with the addition of a brand new, cutting edge Steelmaking facility in Calvert, AL. The addition of this facility to our site creates a unique competitive advantage, providing team members with endless opportunities to use the latest technology, develop innovative solutions, and drive digitalization across everything we do We invite you to apply to join this Steelmaking start-up and become a part of forging the future of steel in Alabama for generations to come.



We are seeking applicants to join our team at the new Steelmaking facility located at AM/NS Calvert. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the ground-up construction of an Electric Arc Furnace (EAF), Ladle Metallurgical Furnace (LMF), RH Degasser, & Slab Caster facility. This opportunity will give team members a chance to set a new standard for safety, quality, and production in the steel making industry, not just in the United States, but Worldwide.


The ideal candidate will provide operations support by operating steelmaking equipment and maintaining good quality steel within the highly automated Steelmaking facility to meet the business goals of AM/NS Calvert. 


The Basics:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a heavy industrial setting, such as steel mill, paper mill, manufacturing, mining, or like environment
  • Advanced knowledge of tools and equipment used for industrial purposes, to include cranes, fork trucks, heavy machinery, and hand and power tools required
  • Basic math and reading comprehension skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word)


The Extras:

  • Previous experience working in steel manufacturing preferred
  • Certification in operation of heavy machinery such as fork truck, crane, etc. desired



  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Makes good and timely decisions to keep the organization moving forward



  • Operate and monitor steelmaking equipment to include Electric Arc Furnace (EAF), Ladle Metallurgy Furnace (LMF), and RH degasser
  • Monitor slag levels
  • Monitor position & condition of ladle during RH/LMF operations
  • Collaborate with Furnace operator to control and maintain temperature of molten metal coming from furnaces; adjust as needed
  • Use computerized controls to monitor rate of circulation of steel in vessel
  • Take samples
  • Add alloys according to recipe guidelines
  • Monitor argon rinse process and limit delays in the refining process
  • Observe all safety rules, to include lock out procedures
  • Coordinate and work with all mill personnel in maintaining mill production
  • Perform routine maintenance; assist maintenance personnel
  • Monitor and notify supervision and maintenance personnel of any abnormal job and equipment conditions
  • Operate and maintain mobile equipment to include fork trucks
  • Training will be provided



  • Industrial setting in the Melting area of the Steelmaking facility
  • Construction setting for first 1 – 2 years
  • Indoor and outdoor environmental conditions with exposure to elevated noise levels and extreme heat; Will work around molten metal
  • Required to work at heights of up to 50 ft.
  • Personal protective equipment required
  • Located in the Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
  • Shift:
    • Initially: Day shift, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads
    • During commissioning, start up, and operations: Rotating 12 hour shifts to include days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • People with heart pacemakers or any there electronic medical device are strictly prohibited  from entering the furnace area. These devices include implanted pacemakers or implantable cardiac defibrillators where the device may be affected.  Individuals identified to potentially work in EMF affected areas should identify the specific device they have as part of a medical history and manufacturer’s recommendations should be followed. 



AM/NS Calvert focuses on hiring the best candidates, so we strive to provide the best benefits and perks to make your world easier.

Health & Wellness - You can choose between a high deductible health insurance plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a traditional PPO plan with a Flex Spending Account (FSA) option.  We provide excellent dental and vision coverage and an employee assistance program (EAP). We also have a 24-hour on-site gym available.

Financial Protection - We provide life insurance, short- and long-term disability plans, AD&D insurance, and 401k with an employer match of 6%.

Compensation - We offer competitive pay with monthly bonuses as well as a comprehensive relocation package.

Workplace Flexibility - Paid vacation, starting at 10 days per year, increasing with tenure. Additionally, we provide 10 paid holidays, bereavement leave, and parental leave. AM/NS Calvert believes in a positive work-life balance and offers remote work opportunities, flexible work hours, and alternative schedules, depending on the position.

Career & Personal Development – We offer a tuition reimbursement program and provide in-house training on professional topics, technical skills, and leadership competencies.

Culture – Our culture is built on a foundation of its core values, which include safety, teamwork, accountability, relationships, and sustainability. We emphasize collaboration and recognize every individual's unique contribution, encouraging a diverse and inclusive workforce where all team members can grow and develop.

Way of Life – On-site 24/7 convenience mini markets are located throughout the site.  AM/NS Calvert has a strong commitment to community involvement. Team members can contribute and get involved in giving back to their communities.


Please note: The Job Profile is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.


If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-289-3000 or email to communicate your accommodation request.  Do not email your application materials to this email address.  Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
AMNS Calvert is an EEO Employer: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Disability, Age, Vet, and Other Protected Group Status. 

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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