Blaster/Painter

 

Superior Staffing Services, Inc. is currently seeking Blaster/Painters On and Off Shore. 

 

Job Description:

  • Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive-blasting equipment: Shovels or pours abrasives, such as sand, grit, or shot of specified grade into machine hopper.

  • Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.

  • Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle.

  • Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, gas, or liquid over surface of parts.

  • Manually directs nozzle over surface of large parts or inserts arms through glove-fitted cabinet openings and manipulates small parts under nozzle for specified interval.

  • May examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications

  • Perform a variety of routine and preventive maintenance painting duties, such as high steel and structural steel painting, sand blasting, powder blast and preparation for enamel, epoxy, bitumanstic, and latex painting.

  • Prepare and paint a variety of surfaces including, aluminum, ferrous metal, shop coated metal, uncoated metal, finished hardware, accessories, plates, and other surfaces as specified; protect and prime surfaces as appropriate

  • Apply protective coatings to items such as equipment and miscellaneous metalwork; metalwork in corrosive atmospheric areas, subject to toxic fumes, wash down, flooding or abrasion; and tanks, vessels and hoppers constructed of aluminum or ferrous metals.

  • Apply zinc chromate primer to aluminum surfaces in contact with, or embedded in, concrete and to all faying surfaces of bolted aluminum joints.

  • Repair shop coats and apply coats of specified paint to motors, gears, switchgear and other similar equipment.

  • Remove shop applied protective coatings from equipment by sandblasting; perform field blast cleaning as specified; remove dust by brushing, vacuuming or air blasting; remove heavy deposits of grease or oil from surfaces.

  • Correct work as directed; repair nicks, scratches or other small imperfections in the finish.

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local occupational safety, health and air pollution control regulations including Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and with all safety precautions recommended by paint manufacturer.

  • Clean up work areas, equipment, supplies and materials; apply standard safety practices and procedures.

  • Determine and apply appropriate coating systems for painting ferrous metals which may/may not be subject to submergence in water, sewage, or corrosive environments.

  • Maintain safety standards in the performance of duties.

  • Perform related duties as required.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have Confined Space Training

  • Must have Safe Gulf

  • Must have Water Survival w/HUET

  • Must have TWIC card

  • Must be able to pass drug test and background screening