Industrial Painter / Sandblaster

Location: Covington, LA
Date Posted: 11-13-2015
Industrial Painter/Sandblaster

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Job Description:

Operate spray painting and sandblasting equipment to apply protective coatings and paints to
fabricated structural steel material.


Performs some or all of the following:

1. Select the appropriate paint or mix paints according to a pre-determined formula.
2. Operate equipment to clean, wash, strip, and sand, remove corrosion, fill dents or otherwise prepare
fabricated steel items for application of paint and or other protective coatings.
3. Operate spray, dip or flow coating equipment or other painting or product coating equipment as
4. Paint small items and apply touch-ups.
5. Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective

Education: Some college/vocational or technical training.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial sandblasting/painting experience.

1. Any Industrial Painting Certificate.
2. Experience with Blasting, Spray, and Brush Painting
3. Experience with mixing multi-part industrial coatings, including epoxy paint.
4. Experience with reading and recording the results of Atmospheric Conditions, Blast Profiles, and

Wet and Dry Film Thickness.

Type of Paints or Coatings: Epoxy, Polyurethane, Zinc Rich Primer

Type of Materials or Product: General Structural Steel Product Surface

Preparation Methods: Sandblasting, Apply abrasive and chemical techniques

Application Method: Handheld Spray Guns, Blasting Guns, Brush Painting

Major Work Area: Fabrication, Assembly, Fitting

Specific Skills: Must know how to select appropriate paint or mix paints. Operate equipment to prepare

steel for application of protective coatings. Operate equipment to spray or coat.

Essential Skills: Must able to read sandblasting and coating specifications, Basic math, Writing and Oral

Communication, Working with others, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Job task planning and

organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information and continuous learning.
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