SSBO Surface Finisher

United States of America
Full Time



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.

SCHEDULE: Monday- Friday 2:30pm- 10:30pm


To clean the surface of castings using forced air-propelled sand.  To prepare surfaces for inspection and/or grinding.




  1. Sandblast Operations


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


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Verifies lot and part identification.
  2. Loads castings into shotblast cabinet; adjusts air pressure.
  3. Operates the sandblast machine from outside the sandblast cabinet.
  4. Sandblasts parts in cabinet by directing hand-held nozzles; uses different sized pipes and nozzles, depending on part.
  5. Visually inspects sandblast parts to verify removal of materials and uniform color of parts.
  6. Operates rotoblast machine; puts parts in machine and turns on.

(This is a marginal job function in Dept. 106.)


  1. Parts Polishing


Objective: to polish the surface of small parts castings using vibratory and abrasive flow machines to meet customer and PCC specifications.


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Reviews part Technique Card for operation.
  2. Sets up and loads fixtures and/or parts onto table or machine.
  3. Places chemicals into fixture and adds compound and/or water as needed.
  4. Inputs cycle times into control panel (of the abrasive flow machine); operates machines.


  1. Maintenance and Cleaning


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


Essential Job Functions:

  1. Performs minor equipment maintenance, including changing hoses and nozzles.
  2. Cleans work area.
  3. Adds sand to machine as needed.


  1. Safety


Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

  1. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
  2. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
  3. Identifies and reports safety problems.
  4. Meets all production and quality standards.




  1. Performs other tasks as directed.




  1. sandblaster
  2. Abrasive Flow Machine
  3. Vibratory Machine
  4. Rotoblast Machine
  5. forklift
  6. basic hand tools (e.g. hammers, wrenches, saws, etc.)
  7. hoist
  8. pallet jack



  1. Training is provided on the job.
  2. PCC's Forklift Driving Safety Training must be completed.



  1. Ability to read, follow and interpret instructions on Technique Cards.
  2. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  3. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  4. Ability to work independently.
  5. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.

This requisition is closed to applications.