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Brownsville, TX, USA Req #352
25 March 2024

I.                Summary

EMR USA has an opening for a Torcher. In this role, the Torcher will assist with the           general day-to-day operations of the yard. The Torcher must be able to work                independently to accomplish daily tasks and process material to mill specifications.


II.             Essential Duties & Responsibilities

· Assist in housekeeping

· Ensure a clean and orderly workplace

· Identify possible hazards before torching

· Perform inspections of PPE and torch equipment prior to use

· Process ferrous and nonferrous metals to mill specifications

· Adhere to health and safety protocols

· Performs other duties as assigned.


III.           Required Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to use a six foot torch and a plasma torch
  • Ability to torch cut ship/vessel sections in 2’x3’ pieces
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to work from 40 hours plus overtime in a week
  • Ability to work in hot (Up to 110 F)/cold weather (As lows as 35 F)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work overhead, climb ladders, kneel, and stand for long periods
  • Ability to work near moving equipment operations
  • Communicate well with others to complete task
  • Capable of working with and wearing a respirator for long periods


IV.           Education & Experience

  • High School graduate or G.E.D.
  • Previous experience Torching and processing metals


V.              Other Job Demands

While performing the essential functions of this job, the Torcher will be working in an outdoor environment. The employee may be near moving mechanical parts and will be exposed to all weather conditions. The noise level in the environment can be loud and will require ear protection. The employee is required to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time. The employee is required to suit out full with torching PPE. This job also requires frequent bending, kneeling, standing, and working in tight spaces.    




Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Brownsville, TX, USA