Precision Castparts Corp. TIG Welder - Days in Ogden, Utah


Under general supervision, performs certified welding operations primarily in the repair of product castings. Follows customer and quality department welding standards as well as all safety and operating procedures.


  • 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.

  • Perform necessary routing and cleaning of defective areas prior to welding. Also grinds and blends after welding to meet blueprint specifications.

  • Perform visual and dimensional inspection of castings per part grade levels. Inspects own parts for surface distortion and imperfections such as warping, cracks, non-fill and porous condition. Meets all production and quality standards.

  • Maintains all required records and reports of work performed. Checks paper­work for complete­ness, including weld maps

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

  • Must know how to look up and understand customer weld requirements, prior to initiating repair work.

  • Must know and follow all departmental and company safety rules.


  • Instructs others in welding techniques.

  • Acts as overview on weld wire stock.

  • Develops instructions and approval for new work, variations, set-up and welding difficulties.

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

  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use the production computer system to log on, extract information, log time, enter inventory amount and forward to next operation.

  • Ensures that documentation, tooling, and parts are correctly matched to paperwork.

  • Disposes of work as required.

  • Performs other functions as necessary or as assigned.


  • Interacts daily with supervisor and lead in the plant to discuss and resolve product issues and business matters.

  • Interacts occasionally with maintenance in the plant to discuss equipment concerns.

  • Interacts occasionally with engineers, quality, customer service, and others in the plant to discuss product issues.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in welding or related areas; or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Able to pass required welding certifications.

  • Knowledge of tig welding techniques and requirements for various steel and aluminum alloys.

  • Working knowledge of fixturing and weld set up parameters.

  • Able to use conventional and precision measuring instruments.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and specifications regarding parts.

  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures. Able to write reports and business correspondence. (Customer specifications, weld maps, part serialization, weld techniques, weld restrictions, document weld size and restrictions, and general weld information.)

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

  • Able to meet individual productivity requirements.

  • Able to meet internal quality requirements.

  • Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance policy.

    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; read, follow and interpret instructions on technique cards, code sheets.
  • Able to communicate effectively with co-workers.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is generally performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit for long periods of time; use computer to enter data; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement.

  • The employee is regularly required to: talk, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands.

  • Must be able to occasionally move objects of 50 lbs. and frequently move objects of 10-15 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities include: Near vision requirement is Jaeger J1 in one eye, at no less than 12 inches; or equivalent AND Jaeger J2 in one eye, at no less than 16 inches. Far vision test in at least one eye-Sneller chart 20/30 minimum. Corrected or uncorrected.

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

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.

Requisition ID: 20034