Shop Helper

Houston, TX 77015 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 05/02/2018 Job ID: 44787 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $13.00

(2) Shop Helpers

This position is accountable for efficiently and accurately controlling furnaces and quenching equipment, which are used to change the physical properties of metals and metal objects. These changes, such as softening or hardening the metal or refining graining structures, are brought about using controlled heating and cooling.

These are temp-to-hire positions in the North East Houston area paying $13.00 per hour with flexible overtime available with working hours of Night Shift (6:00 PM - 6:00 AM) opportunities are available.  

Lots of overtime!! Company benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with generous Company match. 100% Company-paid life and short-term and long-term disability insurances. Supplemental plans also available. Paid vacations and 10 paid holidays per year.


  • Loads items to be treated into the furnace and brings the metal to a specified temperature.
  • Monitors all gauges and controls during treatment to make sure they are working correctly.
  • Hardens metal by heating it to the required temperature and quenching it in oil, brine, or other solutions.
  • Tempers (i.e. relieve internal stresses) steel made brittle by heating treatment by re-heating to a lower temperature than previously
  • Uses special instruments to test the hardness of treated metals.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of Heat treating processes that are used to change the physical properties of metals and metal objects.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical processes
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical tools and equipment
  • Good Communication skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

Assilya Gates

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