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Pay rate:

$25-$43/hr depending on location and experience


Preparation of marine crafts for painting. Prepares metal for painting by removing paint, rust, mill scale with 150 PSI sandblasting equipment.


  • Assemble sandblasting equipment, hoses and place in required location.
  • Set up required negative ventilation.
  • Sand blast surface using all required environmental and safety controls.
  • Provide their own sand blasting hood and nozzles.
  • Disassemble sandblasting equipment, hoses and store properly.


  • Working knowledge of techniques used in the preparation of steel surfaces for painting, such as
    requirements for SSPC SP-10, SSPC SP- 6, and SSPC SP-7.
  • Individual must have 3 years experience in the Marine Sandblasting Field.
  • Must be able to carry a load of about 50 lbs. Climb stairways, vertical and inclined ladders. Crawl in tanks
    and voids. Kneeling, standing, sitting, crouching and stooping.
  • Shipyard environment involving working in cramp quarters, high places, hazardous conditions, loud noises,
    wearing specialized protective equipment, indoors or outdoors.

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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