Rework Welder

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Rework Welder Job Highlights

Title Rework Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Portland, OR, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Rework Welder who will repair castings to meet customer specifications by replacing metal in defective areas using various welding techniques.

Educational Qualification

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • 2 years of applicable welding experience



  • To weld castings to customer and PCC specifications

Typical Activities-

  • Review inspection/rework analyst paperwork and tech cards.
  • Identifies and inspects prepared areas needing repair.
  • Welds areas on castings using one or more techniques: Gas Metal Arc Welder (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welder (GTAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welder (SMAW) and Plasma Arc Welder (PAW).
  • Welds in compliance with Process Control Procedures and external quality control standards including aerospace standards.
  • Welds repairs by placing castings on benches, fixtures, or in bubble cabinets; use mirrors to complete welds in difficult areas of castings as needed; wears necessary safety equipment.
  • Inspect the front and back of completed welds to ensure proper technique and adequate metal deposit.

Equipment Maintenance-

  • To maintain welding equipment in good working order

Typical Activities-

  • Repairs torch heads, replace power cables, and performs minor maintenance on welding tools


  • To take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices

Typical Activities-

  • Adheres to plant and department safety rules
  • Safely operates all equipment and tools
  • Identifies and reports safety problems
  • Completes logs and records
  • Performs other tasks as directed


  • Training is provided on the job.
  • Welding Tech Series courses as directed.
  • Alloy Certification and/or Titanium Certification (TBO) as directed.
  • GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, and PAW Welding Certification as directed.


  • Advanced welding skills as demonstrated by completion of the PCC-approved Welding Tech Series and Welding Certification in two applicable alloys or titanium at the time of hire.
  • 20/30 correctable vision in both eyes and satisfactory passage of depth perception and color vision tests.
  • Good eye/hand coordination.
  • Ability to read and follow specifications on Tech Cards.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to lift 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.

Major Plant Differences

  • SSBO – uses GTAW welding only
  • LSBO – customer specifications require the use of the WEBTAQ welding technique for GTAW welding
  • TBO – uses GTAW welding only and requires Titanium Certification only

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

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