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IGT Heat Treat Technician

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Hampton
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:


The Heat Treat Technician will operate vacuum heat-treating furnaces to manufacture castings of high quality by performing the following duties:

* Follow Howmet's Safety Regulations and Work Rules Handbook along with all departmental specific safety requirements
* Operates all vacuum furnaces including loading and unloading heat treat batches per product criteria and Engineering instructions
* Interprets and maintains vacuum levels of 1 micron or less per customer requirements utilizing micron/torr gauges on furnace control panel
* Adjust temperature from +- 10F to +- 25F at a temperature range between 1100 and 2380 degrees
* Demonstrates ability to run furnace cycles at a minimum of 95% of department cycle standards
* Read production schedule and set up according to Heat Treat Processes
* Enters data into company network and completes customer certification of compliance forms as necessary
* Performs maintenance and repair of furnace liners and associated equipment
* Performs and submits completed uniformity survey in temperature measurement for all Heat Treat furnaces
* Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime

Skills and Abilities:

* Department certification test required with a passing score of 80 or above. The employee must certify within 6 months in classification and must be recertified every two years.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute cooling rate.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deals with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
* Experience:

This position requires a minimum of three months related experience and/or training.

* Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and fingers, handle, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move with mechanical assistance up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

* Equipment Used:

ISPEN/GMl/VFS vacuum furnace systems, PC, Forklift, Walkbehind stacker, BIS Joe Loader, hand tools, pallet jacks, V3 Loader, and overhead hoist.

* Work Environment:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat. Frequently the employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Occasionally the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

* Contacts:

Internal: Managers, supervisors, engineers, team leaders, and quality personnel and other employees.

External: Customers or vendors on an occasional basis.

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Hampton , IGT Heat Treat Technician, Professions , Hampton, Virginia

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