Blaster

San Antonio, TX

**Position is located in San Marcos, Texas**

Looking for a great place to begin a career?

Join one of the world's largest privately owned industrial pipe fabrication facilities. 

Epic Piping offers competitive pay as well as a range of employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, and 401k.  

TASK FOR THIS POSITION:

• Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive-blasting equipment: Shovels or pours abrasives, such as sand, grit, or shot of specified grade into machine hopper.  

• Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action. 

• Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle or into tumbling barrel.  

• Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, gas, or liquid over surface of parts. 

• May examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications 

• Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards. 

• Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials. 

• Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities. 

• Tend pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, or equipment or to heat or move materials, such as asphalt. 

• Erect or dismantle scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, or other temporary structures. 

• Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces. 

• Grind, scrape, sand, or polish surfaces using abrasive tools or machines. 

• Tend machines that pump paint concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster, or stucco through spray guns for application to metal or hard-composition objects. 

• Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces. 

• Mop, brush, or spread paints, cleaning solutions, or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection. 

  • Understand the procedure and purpose for abrasive blasting.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES 

Education:  High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); Preferred

Experience:  1 to 2 years’ experience

Computer Skills:  Not Applicable

Certifications & Licenses: None specifically required

 

Epic Piping provides unmatched experience servicing the chemical, power, refining, offshore, and oil & gas industries.