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Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Painter/Blaster in SEATTLE, Washington



Position Summary:

Painter/blasters perform blasting and painting utilizing marine coating to specified contract requirements. Painters and blasters perform blasting and painting applications as directed by supervision. Must be able to perform all blast requirements and functions utilizing all application methods and identify and correct blast and paint deficiencies as required by the contract specifications. Marine of Industrial C7 sandblasters, C12/C14 painters, and C13 UHP blasters are preferred. Sandblasters must have experience with the use of a variety of blast media. Painters must have experience in conventional, airless, and plural component application. Salary $16-$33 HR DOE


  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures

  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management.

  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully

  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues

  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings, and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates

  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion

  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment

  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards

  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Apply coatings through conventional, airless, and plural spray systems.

  • Apply paint with brush and roll

  • Operate various types of equipment such as blast pots and spray guns

  • Knowledge of various painting methods and applications

  • Spray with the consistent millage

  • Knowledge of various blasts

  • Prepare surfaces

  • Mix paints to desired colors and consistencies.

  • Understanding or reading of drawings and/or blueprints

  • Safe operation of construction tools and equipment

  • Grinding, sanding, and polishing

  • Painting, caulking, and sealing Direct blast of abrasive-laden compressed air or water against metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt to impart even finish

  • Maintain control of blasting hose at all times

  • Successfully manipulate safety controls and adjust controls on equipment to regulate pressure and amount of abrasive blast

  • Operate blasting pot when hose burst, gasket failure, switch malfunction, or any other problem occurs

  • Apply masking materials to protect designated areas from the abrasive finish

  • Perform service and maintenance

  • Operate conventional spray systems, airless spray systems, and plural spray systems

  • Apply paint with brush and roll

  • Apply epoxy, polyurethane, and high solids coatings

  • Proficient in the application and use of plural spray systems preferred

  • Apply various coating types using various application methods

  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and drawings

  • Operate a man lift, work at heights, and swing stage training

  • Use airless spray systems, sandblasting tools and equipment and rust removal hand and pneumatic tools

  • Must wear the respirator and other required PPE

Other Duties/Functions:

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management

  • Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description

  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship

  • This position is identified as safety sensitive due to the nature of the work, shipyard work environment, various federal/state/local safety regulations, and equipment used

Education/Training :

  • Blasters with SSPC C7 certification and painters with SSPC C12 and/or certifications

  • 1-2 years of marine-related experience

  • Able to obtain Rapid Gate card, and solid work background preferred.

  • Willing to train the right person and will consider candidates with 2-3 years were blasting and painting experience in other fields such as automotive bodywork, concrete cleaning/blasting, and structural blasting and painting.


  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access

  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites

  • All candidates must qualify for a Rapid Gate ID card (company expense) before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification

  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification

  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of a shift

  • Candidates must be available to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts as required

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Commercial Carpenters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled construction carpenters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Clarence Purvis



Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/10/2020 1:29 PM)

Req ID 2020-280546

Category Marine Trades - Painter

Travel Yes

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