Newport News, VA 23607
Blasters must have three (3) or more years experience in using high pressure blast equipment. Experience must include working in a physically demanding environment, confined spaces, working at heights, and in the use of a blaster air-fed helmet and/or soft hood air-fed respirator and a negative-pressure half-face respirator. Due to environmental constraints, blasters must not be taller than 6 feet and heavier than 200 pounds. All blasters must be United States Citizens.
Blasters are not being hired as Blaster Machine Equipment Operators (BMEO s) and Ultra-High Pressure Water Blasters.
Blasters shall be certified in accordance with SSPC-C-7, Refer to Systems & Specifications Manual, Volume 2 (Steel Structures Painting Council) and Chapter 631-11.5 Shipyard Blasters and Painter Certification. SSPC-C-7 is required per NAVSEA Standard Item 009-32.
Required Safety Training / Qualifications:
Leased Labor Provider Company (LLPC) shall provide employees who have completed the following safety training and /or medical clearance. Leased Labor Provider Company shall provide documentation (copy of training, records, medical clearances, etc.) on Company Letterhead to Newport News Environmental, Health and Safety Department (O27) for review and approval prior to assignment of employees to work at Newport News.