Title:  Plating III - Sr Level


Ghent, KY, US, 41045

Job Description: 

As pioneers at heart, we explore what’s next in metals production. We are driven to pioneer new solutions that will define tomorrow’s world of metals. We aim high, we try hard, and we persevere. Our curiosity fuels our passion to find new frontiers. It is what gets us up in the morning. But there is something else we care about, and that is our customers in the steel industry. It is Primetals Technologies' mission to provide the best-possible support to metals producers around the world in all kinds of scenarios: from turn-key projects and the installation of new production lines to upgrades and metallurgical services, we build close partnerships with our customers to ensure that their operations remain profitable for years to come. We stand at the forefront of innovation for the global steel industry—for our customers, who expect us to push the boundaries of steel production. This is who we are, and this is what we stand for.


The Primetals Ghent, KY facility conducts maintenance and reconditioning of conventional and new state-of-the-art slab casting equipment for Nucor Gallatin. The facility also offers engineering services, in-plant laser measurement services, plant millwright services, mechanical machining, fabrication, and welding services. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous casting equipment, mold, segment, roll and related components allow us to provide our customers with an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance.


Our Ghent, KY facility is currently seeking to fill a 1st shift Nickel Plating position.


$5000 retention bonus!


Applicants must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.


Classification and base pay rate will be dependent upon skillset and prior experience.

Requirements –

- Current, valid driver license   

- Preferred candidates will possess previous electroplating experience


Perform all necessary tasks associated with electroplating operations including but not limited to the following:

  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of plating solution, tanks, pumps, filters and other equipment associated with the process. 
  • Preparation of parts: hand finishing, masking and installation of hangers and contacts. 
  • Pre-treatment of parts: removal of grease, oil, and residues utilizing chemical or cleaning solutions. 
  • Plating of parts: operating overhead crane to submerge part into plating tank. 
  • Unmask parts after removal from plating tank. 
  • Test the plating process to ensure compliance with required specifications. Adjusting PH of the bath and amperage on electrical rectifiers as required. 
  • Troubleshoot plating problems 



Frequent: Walking, standing, reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of twenty (20) lbs or less.

Occasional: Climbing, kneeling, crouching, lifting and carrying of thirty (30) – fifty (50) lbs.


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits, including paid time off, and

    • Insurance – Medical – including an HSA option, dental, vision, accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life & accidental death
    • Financial – Tool purchase program, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, education reimbursement, quarterly bonus, and employee referral bonuses.


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers, and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.   

Nearest Major Market: Covington