Field Industrial Painter/Sandblaster - Traveling

Maguire Iron | Sioux Falls, SD

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Posted Date 6/05/2024
Description For over 100 years, Maguire has been an industry leader in the fabrication, construction, and maintenance of water storage tanks and elevated water towers. The Industrial Painter - Novice will assist crew foreman/members in organizing ground while people are working on the water tower. This person will assist in rigging the tank, running blast pots and paint pump, checking ground rigging and assisting in all other areas of work on the tower. This person will be responsible for safety, quality and production standards and goals.

Essential Functions
  • 100% tie-off when working on water tower.
  • Unload equipment/rigging from work shack.
  • Assist in setting up rigging, scaffold and equipment.
  • Assist in rigging the tower with instruction.
  • Run blast pots and paint pumps.
  • Prepare surfaces for painting: pressure washing, sandblasting (light), sand removal from interior of tank.
  • Document and inspect personal safety equipment daily including steel toe work boots.
  • Check rigging daily for proper setup and secure attachment points.
  • Responsible for completing own timecard.
  • Operate/fuel up compressor and welders.
  • Assist with inspection of prepared/painted surfaces, wet mill gauge/dry mill gauge.
  • Unrig, load and secure equipment on trailers when job is completed
  • Keep ground, truck, trailer and job shack organized and clean.
  • Communicate with foreman on tasks to be done and proper procedure.
  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for own actions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in written form
The ideal candidate must have working knowledge of all job specific operating procedures, be extremely quality conscious and detail oriented, have a minimum of three years sandblasting and painting experience, have one to two years of safety experience, accept responsibility and account for own actions, have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, be able to build solid relationships with internal and external customers, be dependable and trustworthy, and have basic computer skills.

Work Environment:
  • Must be able to work outside in both a hot and cold environment.
  • Must have enough manual dexterity and stability as required for precision work.
  • Must be able to see details at close range.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse construction sites by climbing, balancing, lifting, walking, stooping, and carrying materials.
  • Must be able to climb up to heights of 200 feet.
At Maguire, we believe in protecting and storing quality water. We do this by being the best water tank company for our customers and employees.

Salary22.50 Hour
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