Feb 28, 2024

Industrial Sandblaster/ Painter

  • The Systems Group
Skilled Trades

Job Description

Location: El Dorado, AR

Pay Rate: Up to $28/Hour

Hours: 60/Hours Week

The Systems Group is looking for an energetic individual to be our next Sandblasting teammate. We are looking for someone to help with the day-to-day issues that pop up but to also be part of the big picture and contribute to the long-term strategy of our operations across the country. Our company mission statement is, “Engineered Solutions for a Safer, More Productive Steel Industry”. The person that we select for this position must believe in that mission and be committed to the success of our El Dorado Team which is a key component of our overall business.

We believe in giving people the opportunity to be successful which has resulted in us developing our “Keys to Success”:  1. TEAMMATES need to know expectations and have the information, materials, tools, equipment, and training to perform their jobs safely and productively.  2. Then TEAMMATES need to be held accountable.  In a nutshell, we will give you the opportunity and what you need to be successful and then expect you to perform.  We expect you to do the same with your Teammates.  This job is not for the weak at heart or someone who wants to sit on the sidelines.  You must be committed to Making a Difference.

Industrial Sandblaster/ Painter Responsibilities:

  • Apply coatings through conventional, airless, and plural spray systems
  • Apply paint with a brush and roll
  • Operate various types of equipment such as blast pots and spray guns
  • Knowledge of various painting methods and applications
  • Spray with consistent millage
  • Knowledge of various blasts
  • Prepare surfaces
  • Mix paints to desired colors and consistencies
  • Understanding or reading of drawings and/or blueprints
  • Safe operation of construction tools and equipment
  • Grinding, sanding, and polishing
  • Painting, caulking, and sealing

Benefits – Company subsidized health insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid vacation, paid holidays, and opportunities for continuing education, such as NCCER certifications and our in-house Welding Training Program.

Industrial Sandblaster/ Painter Skills:

  • Ability to apply all types of coatings using various application methods
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and drawings
  • Ability to read coating thickness gages, surface profile gages, dew point meters, soluble salt testers, hardness or ultrasonic thickness gages and complete the associated reports
  • Ability to operate Heavy Equipment

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of similar experience of progressive responsibility in painting and/or coatings.
  • Understand the difference between SP5 and SP6 for blasting purposes
  • Experience and ability with conventional spray systems, airless spray systems, and plural spray systems.
  • Experience and ability applying paint with brush and roll
  • Experience with epoxy, polyurethane, and high-solids coatings is preferred
  • Proficient in the application and use of plural spray systems is preferred
  • Training and ability to operate a man lift, work at heights, and swing stage training
  • Knowledge of utilizing a forklift for loading/unloading trucks
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Previous structural welding experience in an industrial setting is preferred
  • OSHA Approved Met-Guard boots (annual company allowance provided)
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

So, do you think you have what it takes to join The Systems Family? Apply Now!

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