AECOM Sandblaster in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania

Business Line Government

Position Title Sandblaster

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening for a Sandblaster at Tobyhanna, PA

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION . Will work on a variety of large end items in support of the refinishing process on shelters, vans, trailers, communication equipment. Using specialized tools and sandblasting equipment, cleans metal parts of various types of equipment in the shop for repair or overhaul. Sets controls and regulates amount of abrasive material flowing through sandblasting gun. Directs flow against material to remove rust, paint, tar, and dirt to prepare equipment for painting and processing through the shop. Makes adjustments and preventive maintenance repairs to sandblasting equipment. Keeps equipment and area clean and in an orderly condition. Assists in other shop operations such as cleaning and preparing parts to be sent to paint shop; steam cleaning motors, chassis, and extra parts. Performs other related duties. Work assignments involve prolonged standing, stooping, and bending, with some walking. Lifts, carries, and sets up equipment and components weighing up to 75 lbs. Controls blasting hose with nozzles subject to high pressure, i.e. up to 100 psi. Work is performed inside booth which may be extremely hot during summer months. Is exposed to noise, dust, and flying abrasive material. Must wear protective suit (supplied with air while being used) at all times. Must be on the alert for malfunctions to sandblast and safety equipment.

Minimum Requirements

Must have commercial or automotive experience of sandblast equipment and techniques.

Passing PFT and RESPIRATOR FIT Test annually will be required for this position, which will be scheduled upon date of hire. Must be able to lift 40 to 45 pounds according to OSHA Standards. 2 years of related experience is required.


Works inside closed sandblast chambers; is subject to extreme heat. Subject to cuts, burns, strains, etc. Exposed to noise, dust, fumes, and abrasives. Required to wear protective clothing.

Hours: Must be available for any shift. Willing to work weekends and other hours as needed.

Candiates must have a valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 177327BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.