Industrial Blaster Painter

Job Summary:

Blasting and painting duties in the structural steel, DOT, bridge, and steel storage tank industries. Must be experienced with various types of blasting media, various coatings, equipment, and materials. 

Essential Functions:

  • Support all TTI/FSS Company Safety Policies to ensure they are followed
  • Operate various types of equipment such as blast pots and spray guns
  • Knowledge of various painting methods and applications
  • Spray with consistent millage
  • Prepare surfaces
  • Mix paints to desired colors and consistencies
  • Safe operation of construction tools and equipment
  • Grinding, sanding, and polishing
  • Painting, caulking, and sealing

Additional Duties:

Additional responsibilities or duties may be required as needed in support of company operations

Quality Standards

Must be able to read and understand coatings drawings, codes, and specifications. Will ensure all coatings applications and in-process inspections comply with applicable standards and specifications.

Teamwork

Teamwork is essential in this position and the Assistant Shop Superintendent must have a positive attitude and be able to work effectively with all departments, managers, and staff.

Actively participate in Safety meetings and promote company safety culture while working closely with the safety department.

Qualifications

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty above average and always represent the company in a professional manner.  The requirements listed are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bilingual skills (preferred)

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in painting and/or coatings in the commercial painting/blasting industry
  • Experience and ability with conventional spray systems and airless spray systems
  • Experience and ability to apply paint with a brush and roll
  • Experience with epoxies, zincs, polyurethane, and high solids coatings
  • Knowledge of various blasts
  • Experience in structural steel, bridge, and DOT coating requirements

Language Skills

Must be able to communicate in a professional manner and show respect both orally or in written form effectively with co-workers, other departments, and managers.

Reporting

Reports directly to the Coatings Manager.

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