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Penetrant Inspector / LPC / TRAINING CELL (Portland, OR)

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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EXCELLENT BENEFITS!Quarterly bonusesFull benefits that start on the 1st of the month following your hire date401KPaid holidays, vacations, and sick leaveTuition reimbursementGym membership reimbursement for you and your familySafety shoe and safety glasses reimbursementAnd so much more!
With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

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MISSION:To identify and evaluate indications of defects in castings using fluorescent penetrant inspection methods to determine if castings meet customer specifications and PCC standards; to route rejectable castings and to identify indications for rework.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Penetrant Inspection.Objective: to identify and evaluate defects made detectable by the application of fluorescent penetrant to castings.Typical Activities:A. Places castings on inspection tables or carts manually or with hoists.
B. Visually inspects penetrant-treated castings under ultraviolet light for surface discontinuities.
C. Inspects castings for cracks, oxides, cold shots, cold shuts, shrinkage, dirt and other types of indications.
D. Uses mirrors and other hand tools for inspection as needed; may use boroscopes or other ultraviolet light sources.
E. May perform grinding for minor repairs.
F. Applies fluorescent penetrant liquid to castings as needed for spot checks.
G. Completes air pressure tests for penetrant leaks on specified parts.
H. May train Line Operators.2. Defect Evaluation and Routing.Objective: to evaluate inspection results, and route for acceptability, salvage or scrap.Typical ActivitiesA. Marks indications on parts during inspection.
B. Analyzes inspection results and evaluates castings for acceptance or salvage repair.
C. Completes salvage routing cards, indicating necessary repairs.3. Safety.Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.Typical Activities:A. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
B. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
C. Identifies and reports safety problems.
D. May be required to work with hazardous waste.4. Completes logs, reports and records.5. Performs other tasks as directed, including line operations.TRAINING:1. Training is provided on the job.2. Level 2 Penetrant Inspection Courses.3. Level 2 Penetrant Inspection Certification.4. May be required to complete hazardous waste management training.ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:1. Advanced inspection skills as demonstrated by the competent performance of Penetrant Line Operator and Level 1 Penetrant Inspection Certification.
An equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.2. High School Graduation or GED (necessary for NDT certification).3. Ability to read and follow specifications found in Tech Cards, Quality Control Manuals, and other technical materials.4. 20/30 correctable vision, and satisfactory passage of depth perception and color vision tests.5. Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing twenty to forty pounds and occasionally up to eighty pounds.6. Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, temperature extremes and other elements for extended periods of time.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Portland , Penetrant Inspector / LPC / TRAINING CELL (Portland, OR), Other , Portland, Oregon

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