Experience and Skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Aptitude – Comfort handling heavy and potentially dangerous equipment, and great attention to detail. The ability to comply with instructions in written, oral, and schedule form is essential. Must read and comprehend work instructions, prints, checklists, equipment operating and maintenance instructions, and other work-related information.
Physical fitness – Must be able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment. Must be able to hear coworkers, see up close and far away, perceive color and depth, and have the ability to focus. Will be required to stand, walk and ascend and descend ladders, all of which requires stamina and endurance.
Interpersonal skills – the ability to clearly, professionally, and effectively communicate with their supervisor and coworkers is necessary for success.
Flexibility – a Blaster may be required to work extended hours and on the weekend. At times, they may be asked to cross-train, and work in other areas.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent
6 months experience in a shop environment
Basic computer skills required
Must pass Pulmonary Function Test
Must be able to operate a hand truck
Familiarity with the following machines: Sand Blasting, metal sprayer, hood & filter
WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Shop Floor environment
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools)
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to tolerate constant noise (i.e.: machine motors)
Ability to work safely in the presence of hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions
Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required