Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc.
  • Foundry
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc. is a worldwide renowned manufacturer, providing premium quality replacement wear parts for a wide range of industries (mining, aggregate, cement, coal, scrap recycling and more). A Portland-based company for over 115 years, Columbia Steel is located in north Portland at Marine Drive and North Portland Road, right off of I-5. A benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and retirement, is offered to our employees.

This union, entry level role is an integral part of Columbia Steel production process.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Sort metal clamps, wedges, and rebar
  • Swing sledge hammers (4 to 8 Ibs) to clamp molds, size determined by the mold
  • Chase crane (rigging for crane operators), hooking up rigging chain to crane hook (approx. 35 lbs. from floor to chest height, moving large castings, molds and molding equipment through the foundry
  • Pour metal up to 2,970 degrees, shaking out molds
  • Shop clean up, sweeping, shoveling sand, shoveling alloy (up to 50 lbs. on end of the shovel), and miscellaneous tasks as assigned
  • Set an example of excellent performance while keeping safety in mind, and performing your assigned tasks in the safest manner as possible, and to encourage co-workers to strive for excellence while maintaining a safe working environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Trainees must have the ability to advance to higher positions with experience.
  • These positions will require greater use of math, reading, and technical skills such as reading engineering drawings, trouble-shooting equipment and manufacturing issues.

Education and/or Experience:

  • On the job training is conducted.
  • Prior experience is not required, but is helpful in evaluating an individual's ability and willingness to perform the required tasks.
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