Precision Castparts Corporation Groton , CT 06349

Posted 2 months ago



United States of America

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Company Profile

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.

Job Description


Under limited supervision, performs a wide range of heli-arc welding and brazing operations primarily in the repair of a wide variety of product castings, or various metals and alloys requiring the ability to pass required certification test, and operate own rote tooling.


  • Works from shop orders, specifications and other instructions as to rod type and amount of weld to be applied.

  • Plans operation sequence to preheat parts, clean and prepare area, apply and finish weld to repair cracks, non- fills, pit marks, slag holes or other defects, or to apply metal for machining operations.

  • Selects and sets currents, determines rod size, selects electrode, and determines other variables according to individual job requirements.

  • Exercises care to obtain proper penetration; avoid burring, slag inclusion or other flaws. Some alloying of metals involved to obtain proper material strength.

  • Disposes of work as required.

  • As required, instructs others in techniques.

  • Operates rote tooling to smooth and finish castings.

  • Maintains all required records and reports of work performed.

  • Complies with written or verbal instructions or orders of supervisor or designated representative.

  • Detects and reports improper operation, defective materials and unusual conditions to proper supervision.

  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition. Follows prescribed safety regulations.

  • Performs a variety of other tasks of equal or lesser complexity as assigned by supervisor.


  • Requires the use of considerable judgment to plan and perform highly diversified and intricate welding on a wide range of alloys and geometries to the extent of re-constructing castings and sections thereof

  • Concentration and exacting mental and visual attention in performing very involved and, at times, complex work in repairing and/or reconstruction castings.

  • Light physical effort consisting of occasionally lifting or moving average weight materials.


Reports directly to the Finishing supervisor.


  • Requires the use of complicated drawings, specifications and handbook information. Person must be able to pass customer ad/or government agency tests in order to acquire certification. Must have some understanding of metallurgy and heat treating.

  • Over 5 years experience preferred

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