Blaster

Livingston, LA

Epic Piping has an exciting opportunity available for a Blaster to be an integral part of our Paint team. Epic takes pride in our quality of work and has a goal of building our workforce with the most talented employees. Our team has collaborated on a wide range of projects, including Leviathan in Israel and Marathon Star in Texas. We can meet you at any skill level, whether you are just starting your career or have years of experience under your belt.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.    
  • Education:  High School or GED; preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year experience preferred
  • Computer Skills:  Not applicable
  • Certification/Licenses: None specifically required
  • Industry-leading training and development programs
  • Competitive insurance and benefit options
  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holiday time
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans available (50% company match up to 6% contributed by the employee)
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Work alongside industry leaders and mentors
  • 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.   

  REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Education:  High School or GED; preferred
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year experience preferred
  • Computer Skills:  Not applicable
  • Certification/Licenses: None specifically required

WHY WORK FOR EPIC PIPING?

Epic Piping is one of the largest privately owned and the fastest-growing pipe fabrication firms in the world. With over three decades of experience and backgrounds extending from engineering to welding, Epic Piping provides unmatched experience servicing the chemical, power, refining, offshore, and oil & gas industries.