Industrial Sandblaster

Quality Blasting & Coating Limited, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for a full-time permanent Industrial Sandblaster in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Reports To: General Manager


The Industrial Sandblaster will be responsible for preparing steel by abrasive blasting, meeting defined production standards, schedules, and quality requirements.

Job Duties

  • 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 shot of specified grade into machine hopper
  • Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.
  • Loads parts on racks
  • Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle
  • Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive
  • Manually directs nozzle over surface of large parts or inserts arms through glove-fitted cabinet openings and manipulates small parts under nozzle for specified interval.
  • May examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Support the Quality Assurance department with respect to Quality assurance evaluation of painted products.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an industrial production blasting and painting
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail

Work Conditions

  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots
  • Employee may be exposed to dust, hazardous chemicals and high levels of noise.
  • Employee may be exposed to uncomfortable work settings; may have long combinations of standing, crouching, or sitting.
  • Repetitive tasks within a fast-paced environment.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade