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Chemical Maintenance Operator - Swing Shift

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Kent
Posted on: June 23, 2022

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United States of America

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Full Time, Permanent

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

Position Summary
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.Required Skills
    • 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.Required Experience
      • 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 EducationGeneral Standard education including the ability to read and write in English.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Kent , Chemical Maintenance Operator - Swing Shift, Professions , Kent, Washington

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