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C-7 Abrasive Blasters $32 -$36/ Hours + per diem and travel

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PeopleReady is hiring 10 C-7 Certified blasters with an active government secuirty clearance for work in Kittery, ME


$32 - $36/ Hours
Weekly Pay
Overtime Possible
Per diem
Travel and Hotel paid Typical Trade Tasks
- Large scale abrasive blast removal of preservation coatings (e.g., high solids and non high solids paints) of interior and exterior submarine tanks (e.g interior storage tanks or external main ballast tanks).
- Small and Large Scale abrasive blast surface preparation of external hull, free flood and superstructure surfaces.
- Blast Equipment staging and set up.
- Blast Media recovery.
- Small area vacuum blasting of submarine hull or interior surfaces in preparation for painting


- Each Blaster shall have a minimum of two (2) years of experience performing abrasive blasting operations on/in commercial ship or U.S. Navy ships/submarines.
- Each Blaster shall be trained and qualified to work with lead, cadmium, and arsenic as well as mixed solvents.
- Each Blasters shall be certified in accordance with SSPC C-7 or NAVSEA-approved equivalent (Contractor must specify and provide).
- Must have current government security clearance
- Each Blaster shall be qualified in surface preparation and application of coatings of critically coated areas per NSTM S9086-VD-STM-030/Ch-631 V3R1 - Preservation of Ships in Service. Blasters shall also be familiar with the requirements for standards in SSPC-1, 5 and 10.
- Each Blaster shall be trained at proficient in all aspects of blasting including the proper selection, control and maintenance of blasting and application equipment.
- Each Blaster shall be trained and proficient to perform hazardous large scale blasting operations, in confined and awkward spaces, fully outfitted in coverall and positive pressure air fed blast hoods, and to work safely in dusty and darkened tanks and voids.
- Each Blaster shall have appropriate medical stressors to allow working with "black diamond" compounds. As a minimum, this will include 29 CFR 1910 medical exams for 121 Beryllium, 124 Cadmium, 133 Chromic acid/Chromium and 161 Lead.
- Each Blaster shall be trained and qualified to select and wear respirator equipment (e.g., negative pressure respirators, air fed respirators and air fed blast hoods) where required by 29 CFR 1910.
- Each Blaster shall be trained and qualified to wear safety harnesses and work from scaffolds/platforms or other awkward surfaces where required by 29 CFR 1915.
- Each Abrasive Blaster shall be trained and qualified to wear respiratory protection devices IAW 29 CFR 1910.134

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