Electron Beam Furnace Operator 8/2/2019

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) Vallejo, CA

Vallejo, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



7AM - 7PM

Operate and maintain TIMET s high productivity electron beam hearth furnaces located in Vallejo, CA. Interpret and respond to the needs of the equipment. Perform skilled maintenance, set-up and troubleshooting functions as required.


Perform preoperative checks, startups, checklists

Set up and operate furnace as directed for melting

Performing furnace turn-arounds

Perform preventative maintenance

An understanding of the basic chemistry specifications for common products.

Interpret and control the casting conditions of the furnace as they relate to the product being produced.

Maintain operating records and logs.

Maintain material and maintenance needed lists.

Clean out furnaces during maintenance cycles and replaces damaged components. Change molds, hearths, shields, and feed devices.

Operate leak detectors, residual gas analyzers, pressure gauge 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 electrical, electronic, vacuum, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling systems.

Must be willing to work on many jobs that are in hot and dirty environments.

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, lathes and drill press.

Function as a viable member of the furnace team.

Ability to lift heavy objects.

Work on tasks outside of this job description as directed by the supervisor for training, emergency relief purposes; generally for short periods of time.

Work in accordance with established safety rules and good housekeeping practices.

Must be able to work any shift any day of the week. Some Saturdays and Sundays will be required on a "scheduled" basis


High School diploma or G.E.D.

Two years industrial mechanical experience.

The ability to stick weld mild stainless steels.

Ability to operate a gas torch.

Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints.

Ability to lift heavy objects.

Strong learning aptitude required - 75% of the knowledge required must be learned "on the job."

Must be able to work 12 hour shifts/rotating days off

Must be able to work weekends and holidays

Must be able to wear a full face air purifying respirator

Must be willing to work on many jobs that are in a hot and dirty environment.

Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.


Ability to layout own work.

Ability to MIG and TIG weld.

Pneumatic and hydraulic knowledge.

Basic electrical knowledge.

Two years trade school.

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.