sandblaster resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable Sandblaster with 2 years of experience blasting railcars. Successful at adapting to tough working conditions and maintaining a safe working zone. Adept at multitasking and prioritizing many tasks.

Very mechanically educated and experienced with fabrication. Well experienced in factory production and maintenance. Able to operate heavy machinery including forklifts and loaders.

Willing to learn new trades and/or occupations of many different types. Postitive work ethic and team player.

  • Portable sandblaster expert
  • Stationary sandblasting expert
  • SSPC standards understanding
  • Shoveling expert
  • Industrial metal specialist
  • Handheld wand use
  • Blast hose and Pneumatic deadman trigger use
  • Blast systems upkeep, repair, and installation knowledge
  • Safety trained
  • Chamber style blaster knowledge
  • Recycled abrasives expertise
  • High precision
  • Equipment operation
  • Pattern adherence
  • Technical diagram reading
  • Natural material expertise
  • Finger dexterity
  • Safety gear
  • Customer service
  • Relationship development
  • Operational improvement
  • Inventory management
  • Communications
  • Organization
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Fabrications experience
  • Cleanup procedures
  • Documentation skills
  • Product testing
  • MS Office
  • System upgrades
  • Software feature demonstrations
  • Computer configurations
  • Help desk assistance
  • Server installations
  • Issue diagnosis and resolution
  • Network security measures
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Equipment repair
  • Technical Troubleshooting
  • Computer maintenance
  • Hardware upgrades
  • Hardware diagnostics
  • Software upgrades
  • Application installations
  • Hardware configuration
  • Scaffolding set up
  • Fall protection
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team building
  • Safety regulations
  • Inspection skills
  • Grinder experience
  • Needler scaler experience
  • Pneumatic impact experience
  • Ratchet/Wrench experience
  • Torque Spec Understanding
  • High pressure piping installation skills
  • Process improvement
  • Mig welding skills
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Battery testing
  • Parts oiling and greasing
  • Fluid level testing
  • Generator preventive maintenance
  • Safety procedures
  • OSHA
  • Spare parts
  • Available parts inventorying
  • Systems maintenance and upkeep
  • QC
  • Diagnostics Systems
Sandblaster, 09/2018 - Current
Dxp Enterprises Pasadena, TX,
  • Safely operated sandblast equipment to set up and prepare area for blasting.
  • Removed sand, paint, grease, tar or rust from railcar surfaces.
  • Lifted and loaded materials of up to 100+ pounds into machines for blasting preparation.
  • Prioritized safety and wore personal protective equipment when handling hazardous materials including noxious, silica and mineral dust.
  • Maintained endurance while applying strength and using hand-eye coordination to increase productivity and quality.
  • Addressed rough areas with sanding tools to provide smooth surfaces and edges.
  • Reviewed work order documents, technical models and requirements and specifications to complete sandblast order for paint prep on railcar.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Operated railcar trackmobile to move cars from location to location.
  • Operated forklift/loader to transport abrasive and waste material to designated location.
  • Properly trained in confined space safety as wall as fall protection safety and proper respirator, ear protection, eye protection, etc.
  • Minor AAR rail regulations understanding.
  • Full understanding of Railcar hand Braking systems and related safety.
  • Minor mig welding experience.
  • Major grinding experience.
  • Full understanding of blast systems including blast pots, valves, waste collection, abrasive reclaim, blast hoses, pneumatic deadman triggers, system electronics relays, auger setup, high cfm compressor, and steel grit/coal slag applications.
  • Full understanding of paint mixing and application
  • Full understanding of railcar piping, gates, pans, hatches, commodity pressurizing systems.
  • Trained in SSPC and NACE blast profile specifications.
  • Prepared accurate and complete inspection reports and work order paperwork to fulfill recordkeeping and regulatory requirements.
  • Mixed abrasives according to desired finishes.
Production Worker, 09/2011 - 01/2017
Nestle International Los Angeles, CA,
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Trained new employees on proper use of production equipment to prevent accidents.
  • Monitored processes to avoid overloading and keep machinery functioning properly.
  • Attended all company-offered training sessions to improve skills and learn operation of new machines.
  • Examined final products to check conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Organized all project components on work tables according to work flow.
  • Assisted assessment of finalized product development to maintain QC standards.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
Glass Recycling Operator, 05/2011 - 09/2011
Dublak Glass City, STATE,
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Operated hand trucks, forklifts, large/small front end loaders and scissor lifts.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Used hammers and machines to separate glass types.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Computer Systems Support Technology , Expected in
University of Cincinnati Clermont College - Batavia, OH
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  • University of Cincinnati Clermont College

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  • Production Worker
  • Glass Recycling Operator


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