Machine Inspector

Carson City, NV, US
Job ID: 22775
Req ID: PCC-US.224360
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-08-08 19:53:29

Machine Parts Inspector

Persons assigned this Job Description inspect products and/or documents at various stages of production processes maintaining any required records of their work.  This may include inspection reports, the status of work orders in process and/or the compilation and evaluation of statistical data used to determine and/or maintain the quality of products provided to our customers.  In some cases persons assigned this job description may also police organizational activities and their compliance to engineering, procedural and regulatory requirements or standards.  Inspectors perform a wide variety of tasks.  Some may perform highly specialized activities frequently and other duties infrequently or never.  The desire to achieve process efficiency may drive specialization.  The more widely diverse an incumbent’s skills, abilities and training or the more the incumbent excels at a certain area of specialization the more value that individual presents to the organization.


Essential Functions

  • Inspectors perform dimensional inspections on machined parts and assemblies using precision measuring tools of various types.

  • Inspectors interpret the requirements for the parts/assemblies they are inspecting that are communicated via blueprints, specifications drawings and/or standards provided by customers or the organization’s engineering department.

  • Inspectors will perform visual inspections of product verifying characteristics that can be evaluated visually.

  • Inspectors will be expected to document the results of their inspections via various reporting formats/methods and warrant these results by means of their Quality Stamp.

  • Inspectors will verify the accuracy and completeness of product documentation.

  • Inspectors are expected to perform other reasonable duties as assigned by their supervisors.



  • Inspectors need to have the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as decimals, fractions, length, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, etc.

  • Inspectors must be able to apply concepts of basic geometry and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Many Inspectors must be able to read and understand mechanical drawings, specifications and standards.

  • Inspectors must be able to use mechanical measurement tools such as calipers, micrometers, computers, hardness and conductivity measurement tools, surface plate set-up and layout, etc.

  • Inspectors must be able to interpret engineering drawings, specifications, planning, work instructions and confer with management or engineering staff to determine quality standards and complete QA documents.

  • Inspectors must be able to select products for inspection and tests at specified stages in production processes, and inspect products for a variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance, mechanical, electrical or chemical characteristics.

  • Inspectors must be able to record and evaluate inspection reports, test data, applying statistical quality control procedures.

  • All Inspectors are expected to be detail oriented and self-motivated.

  • All Inspectors must be willing and able to work in a team environment and must have good interpersonal skills.

  • The position requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs, carry that 40 lbs. up to 20 ft. and the ability to load those 40 lb. parts in fixtures.

  • Strong shop environment and safety awareness skills.

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions in English.

  • Must meet standard attendance guidelines.

  • Must maintain a clean and orderly work area.



Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.