Acetylene Plant Operator

22 / 12 / 22 |

Atlas Staffing

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Do you have a great attention to detail, mechanical knowledge, and great leadership skills? Atlas Staffing is seeking an Acetylene Plant Operator! As a Plant Operator you will be responsible for a safe start up and shut down of the plant, filling cylinders with compressed and liquefied gases safely, and following all established procedures and regulations.


  • Responsible for operating and monitoring plant during operation. Recording required information on logs at required time intervals. Add carbide as necessary 
  • Responsible for responding to any alarms, assessing the problem and initiating appropriate corrective action
  • Safely fill acetylene cylinders performing three leak checks on all cylinders, one at 100, 200 and 300 PSIG
  • Follow established procedures for blowing acetylene cylinders down and getting them ready for requalification or maintenance 
  • Responsible for safely filling Hydrogen, Chemtane and Propane according to procedures
  • After filling, weigh out cylinders and as required, note the volume of the cylinder. Verify labeling is correct and readable 
  • Perform all necessary scheduled maintenance on plant

Salary: $17.50 – $17.50 per hour
Shift: Monday – Friday, 5:00am – 2:00pm 


  • Ability to accurately enter data into computer and acquire a working knowledge of any software applications applicable to the position
  • Perform basic mathematics calculations
  • Read reports, computer screens, etc.
  • Perform task requiring manual dexterity (i.e. processing paperwork, filing, stapling, sorting, etc.)
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Attention to detail required, must keep neat and accurate records
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Fork lift, Pallet jack, Hand Cart, Vacuum pumps, Gas pumps experience is a plus!

Why Choose Atlas Staffing

Atlas Staffing is an employment agency that offers great benefits for our temporary and temp-to-hire staffing associates. Beyond the paid sick leave and medical benefits that many of our positions entail, we also have a recruiting staff that is ready to find the type of work YOU are interested in. (Not to mention our Titan Rewards program!) If you are looking for a long-term career opportunity, then please apply now.

Atlas Staffing is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


• Preventative medical benefits for you and your family
• Employee assistance programs available
• Referral bonus opportunities
• Injury medical options available for you and your family
• Paid Sick Time in accordance with your state


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