Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE: PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide. PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp. Mr. Buffet stated, “I’ve admired PCC’s operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world’s aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports. Berkshire’s Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire.”
“We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway,” said Mark Donegan, PCC’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We see a unique alignment between Warren’s management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term. We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers’ needs into the future. This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC’s employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers.”
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, Noranco and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.
Located in Kent Washington, Protective Coatings Inc. is a leading provider of full service finishing for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries in both commercial and defense applications. Services include but are not limited to non-destructive testing such as fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection and a wide variety of surface enhancement processes such as shot peening and abrasive blasting, passivation, cadmium and nickel zinc plating, chromic, sulfuric and boric sulfuric acid anodizing and the application of chromate conversion coating on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Organic coating includes the application and testing of multiple resin systems such as epoxies, phenolics, polyurethanes, polyesters, elastomerics, intumescents, lacquers, alkyds, acrylics, dry-film lubricants, powder coatings and Teflon. Current approvals include the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, (NADCAP), Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company, Boeing Defense and Space, Boeing/Philadelphia, Boeing Long Beach, Grumman, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin, Goodrich, Bombardier, Cessna and Sikorsky among much else.
Founded in 1976, Protective Coatings Inc. was later acquired by Precision Castparts in 2012, and became part of the Aerostructures Division. Staffed with approximately 300 employees, the facility generates annual revenues in excess of $26 million. As a defense contractor Protective Coatings Inc. is registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls as a subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp and is fully compliant with all relevant facets of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations.
Level 1 Chemical Maintenance Operators will undergo mandatory in-house training regarding hazardous waste duties during their introductory period and annually thereafter. Level 1 Chemical Maintenance Operators, under direct supervision, will be expected to perform a variety of tasks and supporting functions relating to the chemical maintenance department which include; daily conformance checks of chemical processing tanks, replenishment of production solvents, disposal of waste solvents, paints and chrome-laden product, and replenishment of chemical rinse tanks. Chemical Operators will become familiar with basic operation of equipment and machinery which include operation of the waste water treatment system, on-site compactors and presses, and chemical scrubber/eliminator systems. In addition, level one chemical operators will regularly clean and maintain on-site storm drain inserts, and monitor and control basic chemical inventory, segregation, and storage. Candidates must be self-disciplined and self-motivated individuals with strong accountability (attention to details) skills. Other responsibilities will include maintaining a clean and organized work area, as well as adherence to all organization safety rules and regulations. As a condition of assignment, Level 1 Chemical Maintenance Operators candidates may be expected to access information and product controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or Export Administration Regulations. As such these candidates may be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, Legal Permanent Residence or protected status as a Non-Citizen National of the U.S.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintaining regular and punctual attendance according to shift-times or a pre-arranged work schedule.
Follow all policies, procedures, and work instructions.
Will require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during certain tasks (goggles, safety glasses, aprons, boots, gloves, hearing protection, etc) and be expected to comply with all safety directives and policy.
Work independently or as a team member as required by job.
Transfer or change Paint Shop solvents and used/waste paint product.
Removal and proper disposal of waste chemicals, solvents and paints. This will include removal and proper disposal of chrome-laden paint product from paint vacuums, collection bins, and paint booth air filters.
Cleaning/maintenance of on-site storm drain inserts.
Pump rinse tanks from plating lines.
Perform daily conformance checks and monitoring of production tank temperatures and chemical additions.
Perform start up and/or shut down of operating systems which include: wastewater treatment system; on-site compactor; sludge press; Nickel ion, Chrome, and Nitric scrubbers; and on-site WWIX flow-through water system.
Will be expected to operate forklift, pallet jacks, wheeled carts, or dollies for the safe loading and unloading of chemicals and dangerous waste.
Basic proper handling of dangerous chemical waste and used or waste solvents including on-site handling, transfer, and basic labeling.
Perform basic chemical inventory (Chemical Segregation and Storage).
Operators will be exposed to various production solvent and corrosive chemicals, odors and occasional fumes, wet/humid conditions (indoors), outside weather conditions, and moderate noise level.
- Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
Must be detail oriented and quick learner.
- Good communicator with ability to represent the company in a positive manner.
Ability to work alone or as a member of a team, good cooperative skills.
Excellent vision (whether or not corrected) including normal color vision.
Understanding of basic operations of the wastewater treatment system; on-site compactor; sludge press; Nickel ion, Chrome, and Nitric scrubbers; and on-site WWIX flow-through water system.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Specifically, applicants must be able to read and understand written or verbal instructions.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and push or pull up to 100 lbs. using assistive equipment.
- No Experience Required
Complete all training requirements, on job training, and achieve passing grades for applicable general, specific and practical exams for Level I Chemical Maintenance Operator.
Level of Education:
- General Standard education including the ability to read and write in English.
1st 6:00am - 2:30pm
2nd 2:00pm - 10:30
Graveyard 10:00pm-6:30am Sunday - Thursday
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.
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