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Acid Technician HSC in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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Job Summary
Chemically remove metal and/or contaminants from Titanium castings to prepare them for heat treatment, FPI, and weld repair by performing the following duties.
Job Description
Follow Howmet’s Safety Regulations and Work Rules Handbook along with all department specific safety requirements (proper PPE, HF safety training and first aid, etc.).
Ability to read and follow the information on work instructions.
Record data either manually or by computer as required.
Remove residual manufacturing contaminants such as dirt, markings, oil, and excess metal from castings.
Inspect cleaned objects to ensure conformance to both internal and external customer standards.
Accurately gauge castings using hand-held gauges and digital micrometer to ensure proper removal of metal from castings.
Load castings on rotator, rack, or in containers and immerse them in chemical and rinsing solutions.
Maintain consistency of acid and alkaline cleaning solutions by adding chemicals as needed.
Drain, clean, and refill working tanks.
Calculates figures and amounts such as area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Interpret visual acceptance criteria and zone maps in order to correctly gauge and mask casting defects.
Mask casting surface with a resin material to inhibit removal of metal during chemical milling process.
Understanding of emergency procedures in case of acid spill.
Qualified to work in confined spaces and pass Pulmonary test.
Ability to work in team environments, Solo work and working with all levels management, Eng and people.
Willing to participate in continuous improvements initiatives within our process to enhance the work task.
Other duties as assigned.


Basic Requirements
This position requires a minimum of high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent.
This position requires a minimum of three months manufacturing experience


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