To heat treat, age harden and perform conductivity testing on
steel and aluminum aircraft parts. Heat Processor 2 may be required
to perform the duties and essential functions of Heat Processor
I. Works from shop routers, specifications and standard detailed
instructions to plan and perform heat treating operations, include
annealing, tempering, normalizing and/or age on a wide variety of
II. Sets up and operates heat treating equipment such as
generators, infraanalyzer, and atmospheric control tempering
furnaces or vacuum furnaces. May input sequence of events in work
III. Selects and positions parts in racks according to size,
shape, alloy and number to be heat treated.
IV. Maintains records on a variety of aircraft parts according
to date, time, dew point reading, lot number and temperature.
V. Measures conductivity of material following heat treat
operations to determine compliance with quality standards.
VI. Uses a variety of simple hand tools such as wire cutters,
operates power hand drill, Webster pliers, conductivity meter,
power hoist, precision measuring instruments such as a hardness
tester and material handling operating equipment including hand
VII. Visually checks indicator gauges as to temperature and
atmospheric conditions in furnaces.
VIII. Maintains close mental and visual attention to time while
the part is being heat treated.
IX. Responsible for quality of own work.
X. Performs other duties as required.
Job duties require a high school education or equivalent to read
blueprints, interpret simple specifications sheets, apply simple to
basic shop math and understand the physical properties of aluminum
and steel. Requires completion of training and certification in
Over one year of heat treat experience.