Radiographer / LPC-T LMA / Dept 861 (Portland, OR)

United States of America
Oregon
Portland
Structurals
LPC
Operations
On-Site
Full Time

  


6984

This requisition was created on 10/20/2022


EXCELLENT BENEFITS!

Quarterly bonuses

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

401K

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.

MISSION:

To produce radiographs to customer and PCC specifications for evaluation of castings.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Setup
Objective: to accurately set up castings for radiography.
Essential Job Functions:
A. Checks routing or requests to determine x-ray needs on parts.
B. Reviews Technique Cards to determine setup requirements, including x-ray techniques, part positions and Film/IP requirements based on Techniques Cards.
C. Sets up additional radiographs of defect areas not covered by Technique Cards.
D. Inspect condition and maintain Film/IP and cassettes.  Follow proper handling techniques.
E. Sets up castings on tables in x-ray machines including fixturing, placement of Film/IP’s, and DICOM tag identification and penetrameters on Film/IP; sets exposure parameters.
F. Determines priority of radiographs to be taken.
G. Develops best practice setup requirements for newly developed techniques when needed.
H. Visually inspects castings for dirt, penetrant, grinding debris etc.

2. X-Ray Operation
Objective:  to effectively and accurately operate x-ray machines and produce radiographs within customer specifications.
Essential Job Functions:
A. Operates x-ray machine control panels and equipment to take multiple views of castings, adjusting radiographic variables such as tube height, voltage and exposure times within customer specifications.
B. Monitor, Maintain, and generate exposures for System Qualifications on X-ray equipment per customer and PCC specifications.
C. Regularly conducts more than one radiographic examination concurrently, and is expected to be able to operate all machines. 
D. Removes Film/IP from casting for image processing, while maintaining proper Film/IP handling techniques .
E. After image processing, checks samples of radiographs on each casting for inner fearing Artifacts, clarity, coverage, pixel value and sensitivity; makes changes within customer and PCC specifications; records any changes made; reshoots exposure when needed.
F. Willingness to be audited without notice by all Auditors both PCC Internal and External auditing groups. e.g. PCC NDTE, NADCAP, ISO 9000,etc.

3. Trains, mentors, and assists less skilled Radiographers with setup and operational techniques as needed and assigned.  (Marginal job function in NDTE departments)

4. Completes logs and records, and records any modifications to Technique Card specifications.

5. Meets all production and quality standards.

6. Safety
Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices; to comply with PCC radiation safety practices.
Essential Job Functions:
A. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
B. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
C. Identifies and reports safety problems.
OTHER (MARGINAL) ACCOUNTABILITIES

7. Performs other tasks as directed and other x-ray department personnel activities.

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES, TOOLS AND/OR MACHINERY:
1. x-ray machines
2. hoists
3. pallet jacks
4. pentrameters
5. styrofoam blocks
6. wooden wedges and blocks
7. straps and chains
8. clamps
9. Digital IPS (Image Processing Station)
10. image detectors (imaging plates or IP’s and digital panels)
11. lead back ups 
12. levels, protractors, rulers, tape measure, angle finders
13. cassettes
14. fixtures
15. calculators
16. cameras (technique development and NDTE departments only)

TRAINING
1. Training is provided on the job.
2. Radiography Level 1 Courses must be completed (radiation safety, digital method training, etc.)
3. Radiographer Level l Certification must be completed for all modalities (Film, CR, DDA).
4. Must re-certify - Level 1 every five years.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Radiography skills as demonstrated by the competent performance of all duties OR an equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.
2. High school graduation of GED (necessary for NDT Certification)
3. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.  (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
4. Ability to read, follow and interpret Technique Cards, Quality Control Manuals and other technical specifications.
5. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
6. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
 
In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit www.eeoc.gov

1. Setup

Objective: to accurately set up castings for radiography.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Checks routing or requests to determine x-ray needs on parts.
  2. Reviews Technique Cards to determine setup requirements, including x-ray techniques, part positions and Film/IP requirements based on Techniques Cards.
  3. Sets up additional radiographs of defect areas not covered by Technique Cards.
  4. Inspect condition and maintain Film/IP and cassettes. Follow proper handling techniques.
  5. Sets up castings on tables in x-ray machines including fixturing, placement of Film/IP’s, and DICOM tag identification and penetrameters on Film/IP; sets exposure parameters.
  6. Determines priority of radiographs to be taken.
  7. Develops best practice setup requirements for newly developed techniques when needed.
  8. Visually inspects castings for dirt, penetrant, grinding debris etc.

2. X-Ray Operation

Objective:  to effectively and accurately operate x-ray machines and produce radiographs within customer specifications.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Operates x-ray machine control panels and equipment to take multiple views of castings, adjusting radiographic variables such as tube height, voltage and exposure times within customer specifications.
  2. Monitor, Maintain, and generate exposures for System Qualifications on X-ray equipment per customer and PCC specifications.
  3. Regularly conducts more than one radiographic examination concurrently, and is expected to be able to operate all machines.
  4. Removes Film/IP from casting for image processing, while maintaining proper Film/IP handling techniques .
  5. After image processing, checks samples of radiographs on each casting for inner fearing Artifacts, clarity, coverage, pixel value and sensitivity; makes changes within customer and PCC specifications; records any changes made; reshoots exposure when needed.
  6. Willingness to be audited without notice by all Auditors both PCC Internal and External auditing groups. e.g. PCC NDTE, NADCAP, ISO 9000,etc.
  7. Trains, mentors, and assists less skilled Radiographers with setup and operational techniques as needed and assigned. (Marginal job function in NDTE departments)
  8. Completes logs and records, and records any modifications to Technique Card specifications.
  9. Meets all production and quality standards.

3. Safety

Objective: to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices; to comply with PCC radiation safety practices.

Essential Job Functions:

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

4. OTHER (MARGINAL) ACCOUNTABILITIES

 Performs other tasks as directed and other x-ray department personnel activities.

 

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES, TOOLS AND/OR MACHINERY:

  1. x-ray machines
  2. hoists
  3. pallet jacks
  4. pentrameters
  5. styrofoam blocks
  6. wooden wedges and blocks
  7. straps and chains
  8. clamps
  9. Digital IPS (Image Processing Station)
  10. image detectors (imaging plates or IP’s and digital panels)
  11. lead back ups
  12. levels, protractors, rulers, tape measure, angle finders
  13. cassettes
  14. fixtures
  15. calculators
  16. cameras (technique development and NDTE departments only)

 

  1. Training is provided on the job.
  2. Radiography Level 1 Courses must be completed (radiation safety, digital method training, etc.)
  3. Radiographer Level l Certification must be completed for all modalities (Film, CR, DDA).
  4. Must re-certify - Level 1 every five years.
  1. Radiography skills as demonstrated by the competent performance of all duties OR an equivalent combination of classroom training and work experience.
  2. High school graduation of GED (necessary for NDT Certification)
  3. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  4. Ability to read, follow and interpret Technique Cards, Quality Control Manuals and other technical specifications.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  6. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.