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Precision Castparts Corp. Sandblaster - LSBSI/052 in Portland, Oregon

Job Description *


To clean the surfaces of large castings using air-propelled sand or shot in a walk-in booth. To prepare casting surfaces for further cleaning, chemical milling, inspection or gate removal. Walk-in Shotblasters remove shell materials and Walk-in Sandblasters prepare casting surfaces for further inspection.


  1. Blast Operations

Objective: To remove shell, scale, grinding marks and other material from castings.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Verifies lot, part identification and operation number.

B. Loads castings into walk-in cabinet manually or with hoist.

C. Masks tooling points as needed. (LSBO Walk-in Sandblasting and TBO Dept. 806 only)

D. Sand or shot blasts parts in cabinet by directing hand-held nozzles; moves nozzle across surface or parts; avoids taking off too much metal by not directing sand or shot at one area too long.

E. Removes all sand or shot out of part cavities to assure clean parts for chemical milling (TBO only) or subsequent operations.

F. Visually inspects blasted parts to verify removal of materials and uniform color of parts.

G. Removes castings from walk-in cabinet and places on pallets.

H. Modifies shotblast pipe as necessary. (Walk-in Shotblasters only)

I. Manually pushes sand into grate to circulate. (TBO, Dept. 852 only)

Marginal Job Function

J. Operates sand or shotblast machine from outside cabinet by foot control.

  1. Maintenance and Cleaning

Objective: To maintain equipment in good working order and maintain clean work area.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Performs minor equipment maintenance, including changing hoses and nozzles.

B. Checks equipment and checks for leaks and clogs.

C. Restocks cabinet with sand or shot; orders materials as needed.

  1. 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.

D. May be required to work with hazardous waste.

  1. Meets all production and quality standards.


  1. Performs other tasks as directed.

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.

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 503-652-3543 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

PCC Structurals Inc. manufactures products for the United States and foreign militaries. These products are subject to U.S. Export Laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations. Employment at PCC Structurals facilities is limited to U.S. citizens, U.S. Nationals, Permanent Residents or requires approval from the relevant U.S. government agency. Prior to employment, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. Person status with a current U.S. passport, U.S. Permanent Resident Card or Vital Statistics certified birth certificate.

Requisition ID: PCC-US.223481

WorkSource Oregon is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Language assistance is available to person with limited English proficiency at no cost.

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