NDT Technician (CR, PT) - Titanium, Swing Shift

United States of America
Full Time
November 1 2020



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.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company 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.

PCC Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting.  With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio  of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).


As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals’ extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.


PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

PCC Ogden’s diverse capabilities include 5-axis CNC machining in addition to manufacturing investment castings in both aluminum and stainless steel. With over 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space, we specialize in castings for aerospace, energy, medical equipment and commercial applications.

While this position may perform functions in multiple NDT methods, the primary focus of this role will be Xray CR (Computed Radiography).

Responsible for performing quality inspections using the various NDT methods as applicable (X-Ray [Film and CR], Penetrant and Magnetic Particle testing).  Responsibilities include processing, inspecting, and evaluating surface and subsurface discontinuities and accepting, rejecting, or reworking hardware in accordance with customer specifications.

  • Certifies product that is in conformance with customer specifications and maintains traceability to such certification as is applicable.
  • May create NDT techniques and work instructions
  • Performs penetrant, X-ray, and magnetic particle inspections and interprets results.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and calibrations on NDT equipment.
  • Operates vapor degreaser and performs the necessary process checks.
  • Properly processes, sorts, and verifies X-ray film.
  • Performs etch, passivation and electropolish as needed.
  • Grinds, finishes, and sandblast parts as needed.
  • Communicates closely with engineers on scrap, rework and process issues.
  • Certifies product that is in conformance with customer specifications and maintains traceability to such certification as is applicable.
  • Maintains lot integrity.
  • Ensures paperwork is properly done.
  • Helps other areas as needed.
  • May be required to take hazardous waste training.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 2-5 years of NDT experience, preferably in aerospace manufacturing

  • Meets all requirements to certify as a LVL I or Lvl II  Xray CR.
  • Has demonstrated in depth knowledge of inspections & components to established standards.
  • Requires ability to read and interpret specifications and a firm understanding of gauging and measuring equipment.
  • Effective communicate with tact and diplomacy to achieve desired results.
  • Able to work in a production environment.
  • Able to read and comprehend English.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
  • Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Able to write  simple correspondence. (Techniques.)
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs. occasionally.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. continuously.
  • Near vision requirement is Jaeger J1 for both eyes, at no less than 12 inches; or equivalent.  Color perception is required each year; Standard used: Ishihara-Applicant shall differentiate and distinguish contrast in 20 if 24 test plates (Minimum).  Corrected or uncorrected.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office applications.
  • to pass PCC NDT certifications required by in-house Plant Level III.
  • Able to communicate effectively with co-workers.     
  • Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance policy.
  • Able to meet individual productivity requirements.
  • Able to meet internal quality requirements.

Normal Working Conditions

  • Works under indirect supervision following established practices and clear-cut policies in the
  • performance of the majority of duties.  Makes decisions when general instructions, established methods and clearly defined precedents indicate what action to be taken, but refers unusual problems  to superiors.
  • Occasional worked required with toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Environmental conditions encountered frequently are working near or with hazardous waste.
  • Continuous work in areas with wet or humid conditions-non weather, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of radiation required.
  • Occasional walking, reaching above shoulder level, and talking required.
  • Frequent stooping or squatting, hearing, pushing or pulling required.
  • Continuous standing, using hands to handle or feel, and reaching below shoulder level required.
  • Typical noise required for the work environment of this job is Loud Noise.  (Appropriate ear protection is required.)

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. 

This requisition is closed to applications.