Painter/Sandblaster in Norfolk, VA at Orbis, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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PAINTER/SANDBLASTER
$22.44/hr
  • All personnel in this group shall be graduates of high school or GED equivalence.
  • Two (2) years of experience after achieving journeyman status as a painter/sandblaster. Journeyman’s level of skill is developed from both formal training and work experience. The term Journeyman is specifically defined as a term applied to a worker who has completed a specified training program as an APPRENTICE MASTER TITLE (any industry) in learning a trade or craft, or can give written proof of five years of qualifying experience for such trade or craft. Ship maintenance and repair experience of 2 or more years working on U.S. Naval vessels. 
  • Ship maintenance and repair experience of 2 or more years working on U.S. Naval vessels.
  • Spray painters shall be certified in accordance with Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC) C-12 or NAVSEA-approved equivalent. For equivalent certifications, a copy of the NAVSEA approval letter shall be provided.
  • Blasters shall be certified in accordance with SSPC C-7 or NAVSEA-approved equivalent. For equivalent certifications, a copy of the NAVSEA approval letter shall be provided.
  • Must possess knowledge of toxic and non-toxic painting materials and the protection required when applying hazardous materials.
  • Must be able to set up, operate, and maintain industrial paint spraying equipment, airless painting equipment, and sandblasting equipment in accordance with OSHA, federal, state and local standards and requirements for shipyard work.
  • Ability to apply and remove various paint coatings on ships and non-nuclear components, interior/exterior surface ships, and submarines preservation per NAVSEA Standard Item (009-32).
  • Ability to prepare non-nuclear material for preservation by abrasive blasting, including shipboard blasting of hulls, tanks and superstructures and shop blasting of ship components and other items in accordance with NAVSEA Standard Item (009-32).
  • Must possess knowledge of toxic and non-toxic painting materials and the protection required when applying hazardous materials.
  • Must be able to set up, operate, and maintain industrial paint spraying equipment, airless painting equipment, and sandblasting equipment in accordance with OSHA, federal, state and local standards and requirements for shipyard work.
  • The contractor shall control contaminated clothing in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1025(g) and NAVSEA Standard Item 009-03.
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    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Lead, Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromates and Beryllium - Trained and qualified to work in an environment where heavy metals exist (e.g., lead, arsenic, cadmium, chromates, beryllium), in accordance with OSHA, federal, state, and local standards and requirements for shipyard work
  • Negative Pressure Respirator - contractor personnel provided must be trained in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.134
  • Confined Space Safety - contractor personnel provided must be trained in accordance with 29 CFR 1915 Subpart B
  • Grinder Safety – 29 CFR 1910.215, Abrasive Wheel Machinery; ANSI STD B7.1-1988, Safety Requirements for the Use, Care, and Protection of Abrasive Wheels; ANSI STD B186.1-1984, Safety Code for Portable Air Tools
     
    •MUST be capable of obtaining a fully Adjudicated DoD Clearance. Candidates with a current fully adjudicated DoD Clearance (RED Badge ONLY) will be given priority for hiring. MUST be a US Citizen
     
    ORBIS offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary in a professional environment.

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