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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing for a Coating and Painting Apprentice with extensive experience in the construction industry to join our team in Bloomfield, New Mexico.

U.S. ONLY: Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must be able to blast media, prep, prime, topcoat (roller and spray gun)
  • Always follow the rules of safe conduct
  • 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
  • Ensure work is executed in accordance to agreed guidance documents (i.e. work packs, work instructions, procedures), manufacturer' recommendation
  • Ensure all equipment is in fit-for-purpose condition and quarantine any defective materials
  • Monitor paint materials and highlight any overages/shortages to Offshore Fabric Maintenance Supervisor
  • Ensure coatings are applied in accordance to governing specifications, including manufacturer's recommendations and that QA/QC checks are performed in accordance to Wood's Coating Application Procedure
  • Recognize various materials used in the craft and demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate material handling techniques
  • Identify, recognize, and demonstrate safe usage of appropriate personal protective equipment for the craft
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills with installation of various types of Insulation as listed: Fiberglass, Calcium Silicate, Urethane (PolyISO), Cellular Glass, Expanded Perlite
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill with the installation of metal jacketing on industrial piping and equipment including but not limited to cutting metal for tees, 90's, 45's, reducers, vessel/tanks including heads, straight runs of piping, etc
  • Read specifications or receive instructions from supervisors or clients in order to determine work requirements
  • The employee must participate in safety meetings, safety programs and the quality process
  • The employee must clean up all the work area at the end of the day or at the completion of the job
  • Must be able to blast media, prep, prime and topcoat with roller and spray gun

  • Preferably 5+ years' related experience in an industrial maintenance environment
  • Must have experience in blast media, prep, prime, topcoat (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
  • Experienced in the application of coatings in an offshore environment
  • NACE Coating Inspector Certification considered an asset

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.