Company: Wood
Skills: Painting / Coating / Blasting
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Bloomfield, New Mexico, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Painter/Sandbaster with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to work in the Wood fabrication shop in Bloomfiield, NM. Must live within a 50 miles radius of the facility.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

This position is for an employee who applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and other structures. This includes the inspection of surfaces.
  • Follow the rules of safe conduct at all times.
  • Accurately interpret and apply information from work orders, job orders, and specifications.
  • Identify, recognize and demonstrate safe usage of hand tools and power tools appropriate for the job,
  • Recognize various materials used in the craft and demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate material handling techniques.
  • Select and safely use appropriate equipment which may include (but not limited to) manlifts, forklifts, and company trucks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in safe rigging practices.
  • Identify, explain and perform crane hand signals.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret paint specifications.
  • Identify, recognize and demonstrate safe usage of appropriate personal protective equipment for the craft.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in various methods of surface preparation as listed:
  • Abrasive Blasting per SSPC/Nace Standards
  • Wet Abrasive Blasting per SSPC/Nace Standards
  • Power and Hand Tool Cleaning per SSPC/Nace Standards
  • Demonstrate ability not only to identify equipment problems, but to clean, repair and reassemble correctly: spray guns, hose, breathing hoods, paint pots, and agitator.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in various safe and efficient methods of application of protective coatings as listed:
  • Brush/Roller/Conventional Air/Airless
  • Smooth surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, and/or sanding machines.
  • Read specifications or receive instructions from supervisors or clients in order to determine work requirements.
  • Apply coatings such as inorganic zincs, epoxy coatings, and polyurethane finishes.


Skills / Qualifications

Must have a minimum of two to five (2 - 5) years' experience as an industrial insulator. NOTE: The skill level of the employee is to be considered, time on the job alone is not sufficient to qualify an employee as a craftsman.

  • Must have experience in blast media, prep, prime, top coat (roller and spray gun)
  • The employee must be capable of directing the other employees that will be associated with this job to assure that safety, quality and production are achieved.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of you, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Demonstrate ability to use standard and/or metric rule to measure.
  • The employee must be willing to be trained on J.L.G. lifts, and any other equipment that is used on the job site. This training will require testing and the issuance of "certification" cards by Wood.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.