Rework Grinder INTERNAL / LPC-T LMA / Dept 864 (Portland, OR)

United States of America
Full Time



This requisition was created on 1/24/2023.


Quarterly bonuses

Full benefits that start on the 1st of the month following your hire date


Paid holidays, vacations, and sick leave

Tuition reimbursement

Gym membership reimbursement for you and your family

Safety shoe and safety glasses reimbursement

And so much more!

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.


 To remove surface and subsurface defects from castings in order to meet customer specifications.



1- Grinding.

Objective:  to review inspection paperwork, and grind and blend defect areas on castings; to blend welds to blueprint tolerances.

Typical Activities:

  1. Reviews x-ray/inspection paperwork, sketches and blueprints to determine grinding requirements.
  2. Removes surface and blind cavity defects from castings using rotary files, burrs, abrasives or belts to prepare castings for repair.
  3. Blends and reworks repaired areas to specified tolerances; may use hand-held sandblaster.


2- Inspection.

Objective:  to assure compliance with customer specifications.

Typical Activities:

  1. Verifies dimensional compliance using micrometers, calipers, ultrasonic testing and similar types of dimensional inspection devices.
  2. Performs fluorescent penetrant inspection tests on parts to verify removal of surface and subsurface defects; applies penetrant, lets dry, washes off and inspects for defects.
  3. Completes logs and records.
  4. Provides work direction and training to junior-level grinders as assigned.


3- Safety.

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

Typical Activities:

  1. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
  2. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
  3. Identifies and reports safety problems.
  4. May be required to handle hazardous waste.


4- Performs other tasks as directed.



  1. Training is provided on the job.
  2. Rework Analyst, Visual Dimensional and Penetrant Inspection Courses preferred.
  3. May be required to complete hazardous waste management training.



  • Grinding skills and working knowledge of grinding tools, equipment, and materials.
  • OR
  • An equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.
  • Basic ability to follow instructions, read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations.
  • Ability to use and read dimensional tools including calipers, gauges and micrometers.
  •  Ability to read, interpret, and follow specifications on Tech Cards and Process Control Procedures.
  • Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing thirty to fifty pounds and occasionally up to eighty pounds.
  •  Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, temperature extremes, awkward physical positions and other elements for extended periods of time.




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.