PeopleReady Skilled Trades is actively hiring industrial sandblasters for commercial and industrial projects in Knoxville, TN. Per Diem and Lodging are included for travelers. 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 sandblasting experience.
- • Working knowledge of the proper use and care of spray guns / sandblasting equipment is 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.