Technician R&D

Are you ready to join a world class team? Wagstaff, Inc. is the place you want to come and build your career! We are a family owned, progressive, international manufacturing company and the world leader of aluminum casting technology. We believe that our employees are our greatest resource, and support them with exceptional benefits, competitive wages, and exciting growth opportunities. We offer a comprehensive wellness program, which includes a 1200 square foot onsite gym! Come and join Wagstaff to become part of our team and family.

Pay: $20+ per hour, depending on experience

Job Summary

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the casting pits.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Daily responsibilities of the pit operations: charging and alloying furnaces, calculating charges to ensure maximum scrap consumption, analysis of furnace samples, set-up and removal of tooling, pit turnaround, knowledge of Wagstaff ingot and billet technologies
  • Furnace preventative maintenance
  • SNIF preventative maintenance and rebuild
  • Cleaning of casting pits
  • Water system PM's
  • Upkeep of pit area to include protective coatings
  • Furnace cleans and tear downs before relines
  • Upkeep of daily, weekly, and annual reporting requirements
  • Casting documentation
  • Reply to technical questions
  • Ordering of consumables
  • Ensure smooth transition between projects for minimal pit time loss
  • Organization and documentation of research molds and starting heads
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Abide by company policies
  • In order to achieve business objectives, work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required
  • May participate on various project teams focused on product conception and/or product development
  • Assist with ISO documentation as directed by project leads
  • Assist with customer commissioning new equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


Full time
per Hour
Spokane Valley, WA 99216, US