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  • Media Blaster

    Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Skilled Trades
    Recruiter Email
    Recruiter: Phones : Number
    (757) 502-4101
    Recruiter: Phones : Extension
  • Overview

    Looking for a reliable, self-motivated, and detail oriented Media Blaster/Prepper. The ideal candidate will have the attention to detail to professionally prepare and mask a large variety of products and materials prior to blasting. The ideal media blaster will use air powered sandblasting equipment to clean and prepare product surfaces for painting.



    • Responsible for a small team of individuals in the day to day preparation and blasting of different types of media
    • Well versed in the principles of surface preparation, nozzle abrasive blast cleaning systems, abrasives, portable centrifugal (wheel) abrasive blast cleaning system and abrasive blast cleaning nonferrous substrates.
    • Keeping work area safe and clean, masking surfaces, identifying machined surfaces, maintaining blast equipment, sandblasting parts, following visual standards, blowing down blasted parts.
    • Must be able to understand and blast to industry standards. 
    • Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive-blasting equipment: Shovels or pours abrasives, such as sand, grit, or garnet of specified grade into machine hopper.
    • Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.
    • Loads parts on pallets after completion.
    • Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle or into tumbling barrel.
    • Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, gas, or liquid over surface of parts.
    • Manually directs nozzle over surface of large parts.
    • Examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.


    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial media blasting.
    • Custom manufacturing background a plus
    • SSPC C7 Certification - required
    • Must pass background/drug screen


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