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Railcar Blaster

Pasadena, TX

Order: 930005

1 Resource Group is hiring Direct Hire Railcar Repairman / Blasters for our client that is in the Pasadena, Texas area. Benefits offered!

Job Summary & Core Responsibilities:

Apply a variety of protective coatings to interiors/exteriors and associated areas of freight cars. 

  • Clean, mask, prep and coat interior/exterior surfaces and associated areas of freight cars
  • Remove any railcar parts that do not need to be blasted or painted
  • Touch up coatings defects and make repairs as necessary
  • Hydro Blast the exterior and interior of railcars of old paint, lining, rust, dirt, and grease using hand-controlled guns and hoses.
  • Interpret job work orders to perform required repairs
  • Coordinate and complete repairs in an efficient manner and within assigned hours
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures
  • Interact with crew members, leadmen and supervisors in a team environment
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner
  • Comply with the established safety policies and support continuing awareness for safety
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Experience / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of abrasive blast recovery system, blast hoses and nozzles, required blast PPE, blast profiles, blast grades and car switching operations using air tuggers.
  • Must be able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, and work in confined spaces
  • Eye-Hand coordination
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive data, and mulit-task so that deadlines can be met

Required Education / Training / Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is desired
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Prior coating experience is a plus
  • TWIC Certified, Basic Plus
  • Confined Space Awareness training 
  • Fit Tested for the Scott AV-2000 
  • Must be able to pass a Graded Background check 
  • Must be willing to work overtime