Upstate Refractory Services, Inc believes that our most valuable asset is our employees.   We offer a safe work environment, great benefits, training and advancement opportunities.   All potential employees must pass pre-employment drug screening.  We are currently seeking applicants in the following areas:

CNC Programmer/Operator - (IMMEDIATE OPENINGS) - The CNC programmer/operator is responsible for inputting data from customer drawings to program the CNC router to cut and machine shapes per customer requirements. Job qualifications include:

  • Read and interpret drawings
  • CAD Experience is necessary
  • Solidworks and Bobwire knowledge a plus
  • G Code Experience
  • Working with a flatbed router
  • Working with Hotwire EDM
  • Knowledge of V Carve
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work accurately in a fast paced environment

Refractory Installers - (IMMEDIATE OPENINGS) - We are seeking candidates with a mechanical aptitude or construction background to work as refractory installers on a crew under the direction of experienced refractory installers both in our manufacturing facility in Newark, NY as well as for various customer sites in Upstate New York and other locations primarily in the Northeast. Experience to include:

  • Background or aptitude in construction trades (Carpentry, Masonry, Construction, Mechanics, and Welding) desired
  • Safety Training, OSHA 10 Preferred
  • Refractory Experience Preferred
  • Willing to be part of a team

We are looking for laborers with previous experience, including vocational training or 2 year technical programs focusing on construction trades to be department leaders in our manufacturing facility.  Some travel is required for this position with compensation for travel and expenses.

Fabricator/Welder - (IMMEDIATE OPENINGS) - We are seeking a Fabricator/Welder who can carry out instructions on a work order, with attention to detail, to fabricate and fulfill customer orders.  Experience to include:

  • Mig and stick welding, tig welding
  • Ability to read drawings and fabricate based on the noted specifications
  • Ability to operate basic job related tools (punch, saw, rolls, etc.)
  • Structural experience preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to learn
  • Some job related refractory work
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Occasional work at customer location
  • Painting experience preferred

Education Requirement: HS Diploma or equivalent, minimum 2 years fabrication/welding experience.



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