Casting Technician in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
Operates casting furnaces within allowable guidelines.  Schedules work by coordinating job and correct alloys.  Records and monitors all furnace melting process information. Follows schedules and completes work as required.
Job requirements:
Follow Arconic’s Safety Regulations and Work rules Handbook along with all departmental specific safety requirements.
Operates and maintains casting furnaces.
Coordinates job numbers with correct alloy, weight, and temperature per PMS.
Insures that charges are properly identified and corresponded to appropriate numbers and lot routers.
Transports ingots of alloy to work unit utilizing hoist to lift to specific areas and load into chamber box/charge box.
Handles molds from pre-heat furnace to casting furnace.
Monitors gauges to assure correct settings, accurate pour speed and appropriate crucible size for melting process.
Determines accurate pump down time to prescribed vacuum levels.
Replaces crucibles/packs crucibles using grog according to best practices.
Records temperature at unit and signals team operators to remove mold from preheat.
Record data either manually or by computer as required
Cleans and removes all metal from splash guards, crucible blocks, and furnace.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Schedules work to be completed.
Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but not limited to, regular attendance and assigned overtime.
Ability to work in team environments, solo work and working with all levels management, Engineering, and departments.
Willing to participate in continuous improvements initiatives within our process to enhance the work task.
Other duties as assigned.


  1. This position requires a minimum of six months related manufacturing experience and/or training.
  1. Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
  1. This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  1. Desired skills a plus:
Mobile equipment training and certification.