PAE, Inc Media Sandblaster in Barstow, California

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Media Sandblaster

Essential Job Functions: Clean metal and nonmetal surfaces through use of sandblasting equipment. Adjusts varied amounts and mixtures of abrasive compounds for stubborn contaminants and heavy corrosion. May perform timed traverse or repeat adjustments of turntable movements (Forward, swivel and reverse) or optimum positioning of moderate/large metal or nonmetal assemblies to determine the most extensive and/or precise nozzle openings. Determines the sweeping direction of blast over difficult internal or external surfaces without damage to equipment/facilities and without injury to coworkers. Use of PPE is required. Works on a variety of large end items in support of the refinishing process on shelters, vans, trailers, communication equipment. Using specialized tools and sandblasting equipment, cleans metal parts of various types of equipment in the shop for repair or overhaul. Sets controls and regulates amount of abrasive material flowing through sandblasting gun. Directs flow against material to remove rust, paint, tar, and dirt to prepare equipment for painting and processing through the shop. Makes adjustments and preventive maintenance repairs to sandblasting equipment. Keeps equipment and area clean and in an orderly condition. Assists in other shop operations such as cleaning and preparing parts to be sent to paint shop; steam cleaning motors, chassis, and extra parts. Must wear protective equipment (supplied with air while being used) at all times. Must be on the alert for malfunctions to sandblast and safety equipment. Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

• Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

• Must have two (2) or more years’ recent experience.

Work Conditions:

• Lifts, carries, and sets up equipment and components

• Controls blasting hose with nozzles subject to high pressure

• Work is performed inside booth which may be extremely hot during summer months. Is exposed to noise, dust, and flying abrasive material.

• Work assignments involve prolonged standing, stooping, and bending, with some walking

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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