Maintenance Mechanic - SSBO (Portland, OR)

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.

Dept: 670

Schedule: TBD


To repair, overhaul, maintain, install and modify equipment and facilities; to participate in training for possible advancement to Maintenance Mechanic II.


Trainees are expected to complete training in 12 - 24 months, and may be promoted to Maintenance Mechanic II when training is successfully completed, based on the needs of the company.





  1. Maintenance and Repair


Objective: to maintain manufacturing and facilities' equipment     in proper, efficient working order.


     Essential Job Functions:


  1. Identifies and implements preventive maintenance programs for equipment and facilities.
  2. Fabricates modifications to equipment and facilities as    required.
  3. Troubleshoots vacuum, hydraulic, pneumatic, induction and arc melting, lubrication, abrasive and pressure cleaning systems and their components.
  4. Maintains machine tools and equipment used for maintenance.


  1. Safety


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


NOTE:  for job positions that require respiratory protection (more than a filtering face piece – dust mask):


In compliance with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Personal Protective Equipment standard for Respiratory Protection, OAR 437, Div. 2/I 1910.134 and Oregon Health Division Rules for the Control of Radiation, OAR 333. Div. 120 (333-120-300 through 330), certain tasks within this job position require/may require the use of a NIOSH-approved respirator.  An individual will not be assigned to these tasks if the person is not able to work under these conditions.  Respirator selection will be based on the work performed, exposure information, duration of use and any other relevant factors.  If a tight-fitting respirator is required, facial hair, temple pieces on glasses or other items that interferes with the face-to-face piece seal of the respirator are not permitted.


     Essential Job Functions:


  1. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
  2. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
  3. Identifies and reports safety problems, corrects when    possible.


  1. Completes logs and records.




  1. Performs other tasks as directed.
  2. Participates in Hazardous Materials Spill Response team. (voluntary)





  1. Forklift
  2. Electric cart
  3. Basic hand tools (hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.)
  4. Welding equipment
  5. Cutting torch
  6. Grinders (disc)
  7. Lathe
  8. Mill
  9. Drills
  10. Power saw
  11. Hoist
  12. Truck




  1. A training program of approximately 2100 hours is provided; the program is a combination of on the job and formal training.


  1. PCC's Forklift Driving Safety Certification Training must be completed.


  1. Hazardous Materials Handling Training may be required.





  1. Successful completion of PCC's Maintenance Helper program after one to two years,


Intermediate skills as demonstrated by one to two years of experience using a skill set found in Journey Maintenance work: heating/ventilation and air conditioning, auto, carpentry, plumbing, sheet metal, machining, or welding skill sets,


an equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.


  1. Experience in using basic welding, torch cutting and/or fabrication.


  1. Ability to read, interpret and follow specifications in Technique Cards, manuals, blueprints and drawings.




  1. Valid driver's license; may be required to drive PCC vehicles.


  1. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)


  1. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.


  1. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.


  1. Ability to accept and follow directions from a lead and/or Millwright.




This requisition is closed to applications.