Pourer in Costa Mesa, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, operates overhead crane to carry molten metal from furnace to ladles to pour into molds; and performs related duties, as required.

Reports to:

Melting and Pouring Supervisor

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
• Uses crane to carry ladles from furnace;
• Moves overhead crane with ladle to pouring location;
• Pours metal into molds;
• Skims slag out of ladle, as required;
• Changes jackets and weights to control material consistency and forming;
• May operate forklift to move molds to and from steel foundry;
• Utilizes raised ramp and stairs, as required, to perform job at hand;
• Regular punctuality, attendance, and absence reporting in conformance with company policies is essential to the successful performance of this position; and
• Fully comply with company rules, policies, procedures, and safety guidelines to ensure safe and effective operations.


Any combination equivalent of, but not limited to, the following.


Some experience in foundry operations and company training in crane operations.

• Knowledge of pouring techniques;
• Knowledge of machinery and molten metals hazards;
• Knowledge of company safety practices and procedures and emergency response measures;
• Able to recognize changes in metal temperature;
• Ability to weigh and measure silicates; and
• Ability to work cooperatively with co-workers.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to bend, reach, stretch, and lift weights and materials weighing 50 pounds or less;
• Ability to operate crane and forklift as required or obtain and utilize assistance of co-workers to move heavier objects;
• Ability to walk/move about on uneven and/or sand-covered surfaces;
• Ability to climb/utilize raised ramps and stairs, as needed;
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time;
• Ability to understand and follow oral instructions; and
• Ability to perform essential functions of the job as defined;
• Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

Special Requirements:
• May require appropriate company certification in the operation of a forklift; and
• Ability to use safety gear including helmet, glasses, mask, ear plugs, shoes, and leggings.

**Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer**