sandblaster resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experienced sandblaster, material handler, painter, and warehouse technician with more than ten years of responsibility to safety and quality, receiving, packaging, and preparation of shipment, housekeeping, troubleshooting, and achieving daily production and quality requirements. Skilled in overall warehouse planning, paint procedures, documentation requirements, environmental concerns, and warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques. More than two years of experience in hazardous/environmental waste guidelines and compliance and safety and procedures. Providing leadership, support, and knowledge to team members to proactively identify opportunities for continuous quality improvement.

  • Team building
  • Decision-Making
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Active Listening
  • Heavy equipment safety
  • Quality assurance checks
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Equipment operation
  • Self-Motivated
  • Painting expertise
Work History
03/2019 to 11/2021 Sandblaster Taw | Tampa, FL,
  • Reads and interprets instructions and documentation and plans work activities
  • Clean Large structure and objects or small and intricate items and preparing various airframes and components to be cleaned or blasted
  • Performs various hand sanding operations on medium to small size castings for purpose of cleaning and surface improvement
  • Load part into rotary table shot blast machine and select blasting pressure and cycle times in accordance with established process instructions
  • Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle or into tumbling barrel to obtain specified finish
  • Transporting, storing, and using hazardous materials and wastes while blasting operations
  • Operating Manually set and movement-controlled types of sandblasting equipment
  • Steam clean, presser wash & blast to remove heavy soils, grease, protective coatings, and rubber sealants from various components
  • Performing maintenance on variety of complex equipment
  • Wears gloves and helmet, or hood, to protect against breathing sand-laden air and injury to eyes and hands
  • Maintain clean and orderly work areas.
05/2015 to 03/2019 Material Coordinator/Automotive Painter Ge Appliances | Lancaster, PA,
  • Star 4D Certified Training – 24 hours
  • Resolve issues and take actions to overcome bottlenecks, equipment failures, and material deficiencies
  • Provide technical expertise to team members including safe operations of equipment and operational conditions
  • Perform coating and painting application and other task relative to coating through 2.5-5.0-gallon spray pots
  • Prepare surfaces for painting as necessary through sanding, wire brushing, scraping, spackling, masking, taping, wiping with stick cloth, using high pressure water hose, etc
  • Use electronic or magnetic thickness gauges to inspect surfaces
  • Prepare materials as needed
  • Comply with OSHA and other workplace regulations
  • Maintain catalogs and initiates supply actions
  • Routes and move equipment, tools, parts, and other materials in & out of industrial shops
  • Issuing duties on assigned items
  • Read route tags/work orders to ensure job is handled accurately
  • Read and apply directions that relate to mixing waterborne base CARC paint
  • Use various kinds of coating materials for example, CARC paint, epoxy, primer, zinc rich primer, paint remover, and grip deck
  • Applying Camo pattern as required by technical manual
  • Reading stencil packages while stenciling various equipment
  • Working in Touch-up and paint booth, applying paint to rolling stock and component gear while using wet film gauge to check mil thickness
  • Utilized high pressure air system/sand blaster
  • Abraded objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish
  • Loaded, manually directed, and manipulated parts under nozzle for specified interval
  • Examined finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Managed receiving operations and proper storage of incoming materials
03/2015 to 05/2015 Forklift Operator/Material Coordinator AECOM/Marine Logistics Base | City, STATE,
  • Manages space and storage for warehouse
  • Configures setup, movement and rearrangement of materials and keeps traffic flow open
  • Movement of parts and supplies to and from production lines for assembly
  • Counts types and quantities of items during inventories and maintains tally listings during count
  • Recounts or searches other storage locations to assist in determining basis for over, short, or misplaced items
  • Operates one or more types of material handling equipment.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Boosted team performance by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
04/2013 to 05/2015 Forklift Operator/Material Handler XLC Services | City, STATE,
  • Starter with more than 10 years of experience operating powered equipment for moving, locating, relocating, and stacking
  • Responsible for preparing and arranging materials and products for distribution and storage
  • Operates manually controlled electric or propane gas powered forklift to transport goods and materials of all kinds
  • Ensured requirements for inspection and accountability of products were maintained and free of damage
  • Moved materials and items to designated areas
  • Took corrective actions in cases of work order errors
  • Coordinated material under sunscreen
  • Executed stocking, order-picking, shipping, receiving, expedition auto parts, tires, and bulk candies
  • Performed distribution work functions as needed due to business volume and need
  • Tracked, unloaded, unboxed and identified inbound shipments and move product to storage locations
  • Physically and electronically categorized and ensured accuracy and accountability for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment, ensuring correct merchandise is loaded and shipped
  • Moved products from staging area and/or storage areas in trucks and/or trailers
  • Maintained equipment and materials in neat, clean, and orderly fashion; Inspected and performed minor maintenance of forklifts and other equipment
  • Maintained electronic and paper-based tracking systems.
Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma | Southwest Georgia Institute of Education, Albany, GA, GPA:
Expected in | Computer Information/Cyber Security Albany Technical College, Albany, GA, GPA:
Willing to relocate)
Additional Information
  • Top Secret Clearance (, Willing to relocate)
  • AWARDS , Safety Recognition, URS, February 29, 2016

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School Attended

  • Southwest Georgia Institute of Education
  • Albany Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Sandblaster
  • Material Coordinator/Automotive Painter
  • Forklift Operator/Material Coordinator
  • Forklift Operator/Material Handler


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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