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Leach Tank Operator - LPC-S/014 at Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)

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Type: Full Time
Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Description:

Job Description

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To remove soluble wax used to create appropriate cavities in patterns; to dissolve wax with acids.


1. Pattern Preparation

Objective: prepare patterns for removal of soluble wax by the leaching process.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Inspects pattern.
B. Seals all open chills using hot pencils.
C. Loads and unloads leaching fixtures as needed.

2. Leaching

Objective: soluble wax removal.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Operates pumping system to mix chemicals in leach tank.
B. Places patterns in leach tank for appropriate time periods.
C. Removes patterns following cycle.
D. Inspects removed pattern for residue, defects and breakage using lights, mirrors and other hand-held tools.
E. Maintains fluid levels in tanks.
F. Records pH levels of fluids.
G. Neutralizes acids for disposal.

3. Housekeeping and Storage

Objective: maintain a safe work environment, using proper
storage and handling techniques for chemicals used in leaching process.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Stores chemicals using established techniques.
B. May be required to handle hazardous waste.

Other (Marginal) Job Functions:

A. Cleans work areas and equipment.
B. Cleans other areas in wax department as needed.

4. Record keeping

A. Completes logs and records of parts and tank activities.

5. Safety

Objective: take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

Essential Job Functions:

A. Adhere to plant and department safety rules.
B. Safely operate all equipment and tools.
C. Safely handle, store and dispose of chemicals.
D. Identify and report safety problems.

6. Meets all production and quality standards.

7. Performs other tasks as assigned.


1. Fork lift (LSBO and TBO only)
2. Hot pencil
3. Hoist
4. Pallet jack
5. Knives, clippers, pliers, mirrors, flashlights
6. Hot pencil
7. Electrical and pneumatic controlled pumping disposal system


1. Training is provided on the job.
2. PCC''s Forklift Driving Safety Certification Training must be completed. (LSBO and TBO only)
3. May be required to complete hazardous waste management training.

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