Precision Castparts Corp. Cut Off Operator in Redmond, Oregon

POSITION TITLE: Cut-Off Operator FLSA: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

DEPARTMENT: Mechanical Cleaning DATE: January, 2004

REPORTS TO: Department Supervisor


Position supports the manufacturing process by removing shell material from cast molds. Removing the pour cup, separating the individual part from the mold by method of oxy/acetylene torch cutting. Sorts and segregates scrap material by alloy type.


  1. Prepare molds for removal of pour cup, by utilizing forklift, hand held air guns, hammers, and/or jackhammer.

  2. Operate Waterblast cabinet, to aid in removal of shell material from molds.

  3. Utilize an oxy/acetylene-cutting torch to separate part(s) from the mold.

  4. Operate a variety of belt grinders, or hand held air grinders, to assist in gate removal from casting.

  5. Utilize a Tannewitz friction cutting bandsaw, to remove gating and/or test material from molds/parts.

  6. Operate a shotblast cabinet, and a sandblast cabinet to remove shell material from inside pocket areas, or hard to access areas.

  7. Use of dimensional measuring equipment required when performing certain cut-off operations.

  8. Responsible for safe work practices by adhering to safety rules, safely operating all equipment and tools identifies and reports safety problems.

  9. Perform other related duties as assigned by management.


  1. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, and work well with limited supervision.

  2. Ability to pay close attention to detail on all learned skills.

  3. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to co-workers and supervisor.

  4. Ability to work with hands and posses a good mechanical ability.

  5. Ability to work in a safe and conscientious manner; adhere to safety rules.


High school diploma or equivalent. Prior experience operating a cutting torch, and hand held power tools is preferred.


Ability to work with hand and power tools. Must be able to write, climb stairs, stoop, and reach to perform daily job functions. Ability to exert up to one hundred pounds of force to lift and move molds from the cooling table into the waterblast cabinet, and sandblast cabinets.

0-24% 25-49% 50-74% 75-100%


Must be able to read reports and use computer. X


Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers. X


Must be able to stand to open files and operate office Machines; mobility between departments and to attend meetings of employees and managers. X

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: X

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing X


Must be able to write, type, and use phone system. X

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Requisition ID: PCC-US.202161