Blaster- Marshall, TX
Watco Companies 18 reviews - Marshall, TX

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This position consists of utilizing a high pressure air system connected to a sand blaster and/or high pressure water hose to clean the interiors of tank-railroad cars. Plan content (shop work order) and sign off completed tasks. Successfully pass appropriate qualification testing for the position. Maintain knowledge of, and be capable to blast, clean and prepare interior and exterior substrates to the particular SSPC Surface preparation designation called for, perform efficiently versus time standards. Maintains current knowledge of industry, customer and company standards, procedures, policy/rules. Inspects and assures their workmanship meets quality standards established by company and customer specifications and participates in nonconformance root cause investigations, corrective action and makes efforts for continuous improvement of quality and the elimination of nonconformances. Operate plant equipment as assigned, maintain a clean orderly work area and perform simple maintenance of equipment they utilize. Complies with environmental, health and safety policies/rules; maintains acceptable efficiency and attendance. Ability to read and understand customer specifications and technical requirements. Understand Inspection and Test. Physical Requirements: Must be able to climb ladders, bend and stoop 100% of the time and lift a minimum of fifty-pounds. Must be able to enter and exit tank through a minimum eighteen-inch diameter opening in car and work for extended periods in dark, confined spaces. Position requires individual to wear and utilize respirator while inside of tank car. Note: Respirator requirement limits candidates options in regards to facial hair and requires all candidates to meet physical requirements outlined for respirator use.

Minimum Experience:
Three-years of full-time work experience in heavy manufacturing/maintenance industry.


Experience in a heavy manufacturing/maintenance/repair work environment. Ability to work day, evening and weekend shifts. Position requires work in outside elements and temperature extremes. Must meet physical requirements as described above.

About this company
18 reviews
Watco Companies (WCI) offers a wide-range of railcar services. Subsidiary Watco Transportation Services (WTS) runs 20-plus short-line...