FLSA status: Non-exempt

Shift: Available as required

Job Title: Blaster I

Department: Blasting


GENERAL SUMMARY:

Operates the shot blasting or sand blasting machines to remove mill scale, rust and other impurities from parts by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Positions work piece onto table or into fixture or with a jib crane.
  • Operation of machines to ensure parts are properly blasted.
  • Feed shot media or sand media into machine.
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments
  • Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions
  • Follows policies and procedures.
  • Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly

EDUCATIONAL & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Pre Hire

  • Pre-employment physical
  • Pre-employment Drug screen
  • High school diploma or GED

EQUIPMENT & MACHINE SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of Vantage Manufacturing software knowledge a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, twist, turn and stoop, kneel, and crouch.

WORKING CONDITIONS (ENVIRONMENTAL/SAFETY):

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat (non-weather).
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Exposure to process chemicals and plant environment. (Ref. MSDS and Safety Manual)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Drug/Alcohol screen.
  • Pre-placement physical.
  • Pre-placement background check.
  • Skills shown under “Educational and Knowledge Requirements"