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Steel Heat Treat Operator – Conway Springs, KS

D-J Extruding is expanding our Heat Treatment capabilities to include Steel Heat Treatment and we are looking for a primary operator. The operator will be running one of the largest steel heat treatment pit furnaces in the area. Our furnace has a working zone of 46in diameter x 10ft height and utilizes an endothermic gas generator to control atmospheric conditions within the furnace.

D-J Extruding has implemented several solutions to aid in the automation of the HT process as well as the safety of the operator. A dedicated crane was built to automate the transfer of the working basket during loading, quench, and rinse transfers. Additionally an automated ventilation safety system has been installed to mitigate risks to the operator associated with confined spaces and hazardous atmospheres.


  • Daily visual checks of equipment
  • Pyrometry testing requirements of AMS2750 (Rev F)
  • Performing monthly System Accuracy Tests (SAT)
  • Supporting quarterly, third-party performed, Temperature Uniformity Surveys (TUS)
  • Following job orders written to meet the requirements of the aerospace industry specifications (such as AMS2759/1)
  • May include minor surface preparation requirements and/or specific racking instructions
  • Coordinate periodic maintenance inspections of equipment with our maintenance department

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 1 years of experience working in a Heat Treatment facility
  • Able to move 35lbs by hand

Other Qualifications:

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • AMS2750 (Pyrometry)
  • AMS2759/1 (Heat Treatment of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Parts, < 220 KSI)
  • Fork-Lift experience

Candidate must be a US Citizen

Feel free to apply online or in person at 723 East Spring Ave; Conway Springs, Ks 67031


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