Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Painting / Coating / Blasting, Heavy Machinery Operator
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary:

The Equipment Operator-Blaster / Painter will prepare and coat product to provided specifications as required per drawing, engineering standards, shop orders and/or verbal instructions for corrosion resistance and aesthetic value. This position will work 2nd shift, 2:15pm -10:45pm

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain equipment for blast and coating operations
  • Select most appropriate method to remove old finishes
  • Prepare surfaces of product for painting by repairing, sanding and patching
  • Coat product to provided specifications
  • Complete required inspections per NACE I codes
  • Adhere to procedures for the safe handling of toxins and proper disposal of resulting sludge
  • Train and direct the work quality and activities of others
  • Operate forklifts, overhead cranes and/or other material-handling equipment
  • Be available and willing to travel to such locations as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs
  • Comply with all applicable quality, health, safety, & environmental regulations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned indicated by responsibilities
  • Perform all duties as assigned by management


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 years work related experience in a similar manufacturing role
  • Ability and willingness to obtain forklift license to operate company forklift as required
  • Ability to read and correctly interpret prints / drawings and specifications, material safety datasheets and equipment safety guidelines
  • Ability to work in the shop environment at least 8 hours per day
  • Knowledge of most coating systems and their performance and/or restrictions
  • Required, on a repetitive basis, to lift, bend, twist, carry and climb with objects weighing up to 35 lbs.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in industrial coating application
  • Performs all types of surface preparations
  • Teamwork oriented, with ability and willingness to stretch on the assignment
  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Exhibit good housekeeping and safety practices


Houston, TX