Operate and maintain furnaces. Interpret and respond to the needs of the equipment. Perform skilled maintenance, set-up and troubleshooting functions as required.
Approx 40% of the operators time will be spent operating the furnace; the balance will be devoted to the application of special skills.
Set up and operate the furnace as directed for melting to include: Material preparation and loading material, Pumping down furnace, Melting and casting, Unloading ingots, Performing furnace turn-arounds and perform preventative maintenance.
Understand the basic chemistry specifications for common products.
Interpret and control the casting conditions of the furnace as they relate to the product being produced.
Interpret gauges, meters, etc. while operating the VIM furnace.
Clean out furnaces during maintenance cycles and replaces damaged components. Change molds, deskull and patch liner.
Operate leak detectors, pressure controllers, and metal sorting devices.
Use various hand and power tools as directed.
Perform maintenance required to ensure good operating condition of furnace and auxiliary equipment such as vacuum, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling systems.
Correctly uses material handling equipment such as forklifts and hoists.
Perform mechanical skill functions such as flame cut, arc weld, silver solder, and soft solder.
Correctly use such tools as wrenches, drills, grinders, saws, and drill press.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.
TIMET/Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
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