Refractory Grinder Operator

Operate machines to grind refractory clay blocks to specified dimensions.

What does a Refractory Grinder Operator do?

Operates machines to cut and grind refractory clay blocks to specified dimensions: Measures and scribes cutting lines on block, using ruler and scribe. Lifts block onto bed on cutoff grinder and secures block to bed with holding attachment, using handtools. Turns handwheels to position block under cutting blade. Starts machines that cut block along scribed lines and grind it to specified dimensions. Shapes unmachinable blocks, using chisels, hammers, and hand stones.