Precision Castparts Corp. Metal Processor - SSBO/102 in Clackamas, Oregon


To identify, sort, clean and size scrap metals for efficient use in melting processes. To supply melting areas with cleaned, identified alloys. To process vacuum and air melted ingots (LSBO only).


  1. Classification

Objective: to accurate classify and separate metal scraps.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Receives metal parts/gates from casting and backend operations. B. Classifies all metal using a variety of visual methods including: gating systems, color, cutting behavior and spark test. C. Classifies all metal using a variety of electronic methods (LSBO only), including spectrotest analyzer, Kevex analyzer and magnetic permeability.

  1. Cleaning and Processing

Objective: to cut, process and clean metals into sizes for the melting processes according to PCC specifications.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Processes metal using either gas torch and wheelabrators at TBO or abrasive saw, wheelabrator plasma arc or air arc torch at LSBO. B. Cuts, cleans and processes air and vacuum melted ingots. (LSBO only) C. Cleans metal through wheelabrating. D. Sizes and cuts scrap returns for best charge loading; TBO tests for radioactivity and prepares for shipment to outside reprocessor. E. Processes and recycles junk scrap metal for outside sale.

  1. Completes logs and records.

  2. Safety

Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

NOTE: for job positions that require respiratory protection (more than a filtering face piece – dust mask):

In compliance with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Personal Protective Equipment standard for Respiratory Protection, OAR 437, Div. 2/I 1910.134 and Oregon Health Division Rules for the Control of Radiation, OAR 333. Div. 120 (333-120-300 through 330), certain tasks within this job position require/may require the use of a NIOSH-approved respirator. An individual will not be assigned to these tasks if the person is not able to work under these conditions. Respirator selection will be based on the work performed, exposure information, duration of use and any other relevant factors. If a tight-fitting respirator is required, facial hair, temple pieces on glasses or other items that interferes with the face-to-face piece seal of the respirator are not permitted.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Adheres to plant and department safety rules. B. Safely operates all equipment and tools. C. Identifies and reports safety problems.

  1. Meets all production and quality standards.

  2. Cleans work areas; performs minor maintenance on equipment.


  1. Performs other tasks as directed.


  1. forklift
  2. hoist
  3. basic hand tools (e.g. wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, etc.)
  4. chains, straps and various lifting equipment
  5. wheelabrator
  6. radiation monitor
  7. gas torches (TBO only)
  8. pallet jacks (TBO only)
  9. plasma torches (LSBO only)
  10. Kevex Analyzer (LSBO only)
  11. Spectrotest unit (LSBO only)
  12. air arc cutting torches (LSBO only)
  13. abrasive saw (LSBO only)
  14. hand grinders (LSBO only)
  15. scale (LSBO only)
  16. conveyor belt (LSBO only)
  17. Pangborn electronically - controlled shell abrader (TBO only)


  1. Training is provided on the job.
  2. PCC's Forklift Driving Safety Certification Training must be completed.
  3. Written exams on the Kevex Analyzer and the Spectrotest Unit. (LSBO only)
  4. Radiation Training Course must be completed. (TBO only)


  1. Working knowledge of foundry operations as demonstrated by six months experience in the foundry or cleaning areas is preferred.


An equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.

  1. Ability to read logs and procedure instructions.

  2. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

  3. Ability to work independently and in a team.

  4. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  5. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit

Requisition ID: PCC-US.222720