Marine Coatings (Blaster and Painter) with U.S. Coatings

ASRC Industrial | Charleston, SC

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Posted Date 6/14/2024
Description About Company

US Coatings, LLC (USC) specializes in providing interior tank coating, cleaning and surface preparation services for various marine vessels including cargo (advanced chemical linings), ballast and freshwater tanks. Additionally, USC is an applicator of advanced coatings and protective systems for marine hulls, decks, and superstructures. Founded in 2005, the company has established a strong reputation as a customer-focused, value-added service provider to the marine industry.

USC operates across the Gulf Coast, the Mississippi and Ohio River system, Great Lakes and the Mid-Atlantic serving multiple end-markets within the marine industry including transportation, logistics, tourism, leisure, commercial fishing, and the federal government. US Coatings is a wholly owned operating company of ASRC Industrial (AIS). AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Through ASRC, we are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

We offer competitive salaries and full range of benefits including: medical, dental, vision, 401K (100% match up to 4% eligible compensation) and 100% immediate vesting, basic and supplemental life insurance, short-term and long-term disability as well as other benefits.

Job Summary: US Coatings is currently seeking a Marine Coatings Blaster/Painter. This position must effectively and safely conduct surface preparation, including abrasive sandblasting, hydro blasting, and UHP blasting, as well as coatings application and all associated phases of marine coatings.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • As directed by the Foreman or Supervisor, assists in preparing surfaces and applying coatings to various structures, tanks, piping, and miscellaneous surfaces in accordance with customers specifications and manufacturers recommendations.
  • Assists in assembling, maintenance, repair and cleaning abrasive blasting and painting equipment.
  • May assist in mixing and thinning the coatings according to manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Assist in constructing protective enclosures to avoid overspray of customers equipment.
  • Cooperating with supervisors and companion workers in carrying out assigned work.
  • Assist in loading, unloading and storage of equipment and supplies.
  • At all times perform work in the safest possible manner. Immediately inform the Supervisor of any unsafe condition.
  • Keep the jobsite clean by keeping it clear of all trash, unused materials, etc.
  • Any other duties assigned by foreman or supervisor.
Key Requirements, Education, and Experience:
  • Must be able to follow specific directions.
  • Must perform a variety of duties, which may often change.
  • Must have prior knowledge and experience in shipyard operations and working in confined spaces.
  • Must have strong knowledge in proper operation and safety protocols working with various blasting equipment, such as sandblasters, UHP water blasters, pots, pumps, and hoppers, various hand tools and power tools.
  • Must be willing to learn all aspects of assigned tasks.
  • Must be proficient in and committed to all safety aspects of assigned tasks, including the proper usage of PPE, such as harnesses, hard hats, eye protection, gloves, and respiratory protection.
  • Must be able to safely lift work materials, up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Must be able to safely maneuver into and work in confined spaces, through hatches and erected scaffolding, into ship hulls and interior tanks.
Travel: Must be willing to travel to job sites as current jobs require.

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