Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparations, inspections and operations of air compressor, sandblasting and painting equipment for IDIQ work projects.
  • Performs loading of sandblasting grit into the sandblasting pot, properly installs and connects sandblasting hoses and nozzles. Accomplishes repairs as necessary to effectively bring the sandblasting equipment back to its optimum performance in surface preparation.
  • Performs masking and blanking of critical surfaces of equipment for protection.
  • Performs sandblasting operations on vessels or craft and industrial plant equipment under IDIQ work projects cognizant to A-06 Port Operations and all related preservation work/activities, including but not limited to:
    • Preservation of rusted/corroded/damaged or worn-out coatings of interior and exterior structures, machinery, cradles and various foundations of the vessel.
    • Preparation of substrates (wood, fiberglass or GRP, aluminum, and various ferrous and non-ferrous made materials) using sandblasting machines, high pressure hydro-blasting machine or hand- powered tools, whichever is applicable and suited for the work.
    • Mixing of epoxy and non-epoxy primer paints, epoxy topcoat paint and all preservative compound preparation or color mixing in accordance with U.S. Navy acceptable standards and applicable procedures.
    • Application of preservatives on prepared surfaces or repair of damaged coatings following the existing or required paint coating scheme and schedules, i.e. marine primer to enamel, primer to non-slip coating compounds, anti-fouling or bituminous compounds, varnish, etc.
    • Carries out proper maintenance, uses and operations of various painting tools and equipment to accomplish surface preparations and preservation.
  • Maintains awareness to safety requirements and all work areas clean and in good housekeeping.
  • Performs other duties as required to support contract requirements of A-06.

Required Academic Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Minimum of three (3) year experience as Painter/Sandblaster in Naval Repair Facility or commercial shipyard.
  • High School graduate and vocational or apprenticeship course related to Painting Technology or Trade.
  • Familiar with US Navy standard/general requirements on preservation of ships in service.
  • Knowledge in different types/classes and uses of preservatives and painting or surface preparation equipment, application of various types of paints, abrasive sand, non-skids, thinners and solvents.
  • Must speak, read, and understand English language, both orally and in writing.
  • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.

Qualified and interested applicants who meet the specifications are requested to send their CVS to [email protected] by 30th April 2024. Indicate the position applied for and also attach copies of Up-To-Date Resume (we need CV showing your career history up to today), All-work-related training certificate, Education Certificates and employment certificate, Passport Copy, COVID-19 vaccination certificate and Driving License Copy. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Net Monthly Salary is $ 525.00

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