Industrial Painter / Sandblaster

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee

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$20.00 - $24.00

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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is actively hiring industrial painters/sandblasters in Chatanooga and the surrounding areas. While you do not need to be a journeyman painter/sandblaster to apply, we do expect applicants to have at least some commercial painting experience. All necessary tools are provided.


  • Operate equipment to clean, wash, strip, sand, remove corrosion, fill dents or otherwise prepare fabricated steel items for application of paint and or other protective coatings.
  • Remove grease, dirt, paint, and/or rust, etc. from surfaces using abrasives, solvents, brushes, etc.
  • Protect surfaces or items that are not to be painted using masking tape or other material as required.
  • Select the appropriate paint or mix paints according to pre-determined formula and in accordance with contract specifications.
  • Operate various types of equipment such as blast pots and spray guns.
  • Successfully manipulate safety controls and adjust controls on equipment to regulate pressure and amount of abrasive blast.
  • Disassembles paint and sandblasting equipment; cleans equipment, using solvent, wire brushes, dry cloths, etc.
  • Maintain a clean work area, tools, and equipment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • • At least 2 years of commercial or industrial painting/sandblasting experience.
  • • Working knowledge of the proper use and care of spray guns, brushes, rollers, sandblasting equipment, etc. required.
  • • Ability to read and comprehend written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • • Knowledge of the safe operation and use of hand and power tools.
  • • Position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing throughout the workday.
  • • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • • Must have reliable transportation

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.