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Sand Blaster/ Media Blaster

Company: SJS Executives LLC
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

SJS Industrial, a wet paint, powder coating, ceramic coating and media blasting facility for the maritime industry in and around Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking a full-time permanent Sand/Media Blaster. The ideal candidate will be reliable, self-motivated, and detailed oriented. 1st Shift hours are from 7:00am to 3:30pm and 2nd Shift hours are from 3:00pm to 11:30pm. Both come with a 30-minute unpaid lunch.Saturday or evening shifts might happen occasionally if there is a special project with a tight deadline, but the goal is a steady and reliable Monday through Friday 40-hour workweek to avoid weekend, night-time and overtime work. The ideal person for this position will have three (3) or more years of recent career experience in commercial media blasting and preferably possess an SSPC Dry Abrasive Blaster Certification (C7). This Blaster will know from experience different type of nozzles and their usages within specific applications. He or she will already know how to use an industrial blaster hood correctly to ensure personal safety, will be at ease with working with others within a fast-paced team environment without compromising quality, and will exhibit conscientious workmanship to ensure components meet military and maritime industry acceptance standards.Responsibilities include: Keeping work area safe and clean, masking surfaces, identifying machined surfaces, maintaining blast equipment, sandblasting parts, following visual standards, blowing down blasted parts.Must be able to understand and blast to industry standards. 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 garnet of specified grade into machine hopper.Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.Loads parts on pallets after completion.Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle or into tumbling barrel.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.Examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.Assist with shift/workday closeout activities and general housekeeping, which are duties that are shared with all other members of the teamParticipate in cross-training to acquire additional complementary skillsOther production-related tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Production Supervisor or the SJS Industrial Director. Qualifications:Minimum three (3) or more years of recent experience in commercial/maritime media blastingSociety for Protective Coatings (SSPC) Dry Abrasive Blaster Certification (C7)-Please provide documentation or a certification number to demonstrate you possess this mandatory credential and your certification is current/valid - Not recommended, but preferred. Ability to understand and accurately interpret line drawings, specifications and details shown on work orders to be able to correctly apply the right type/brand, color and thickness of paint or coatingKnowledge of proper spraying techniques to execute even coverage without blotches, runs or other defectsVeteran hiring preference, but all applicants are welcomeThis is a physical job requiring interaction with a work team in a noisy environment, so the ability to see and hear clearly, stand, walk, bend over and crouch during the majority of each work is a necessity; must be able to lift 30 or more poundsMust be willing to wear Proper Protective Equipment (PPE) like a respirator at all times when working as required by occupational safety lawMust be able to successfully pass a drug test and background check. SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), also doing business as SJS Industrial, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy status and/or gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. PI187882863

Keywords: SJS Executives LLC, Virginia Beach , Sand Blaster/ Media Blaster, Advertising , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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