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Job Title: Industrial Sandblaster

Location: New Westminster

Status: Full Time


Aarc-West Industrial Coatings Inc., one of the leading industrial sandblast/paint shops in BC, is looking for experienced, industrial shop abrasive sandblasters for their New Westminster sandblasting/painting facility located just north of Annacis Island.

We offer competitive wages, including benefits upon successful completion of the probation period, and in-house training for employment required certifications.

Duties will include:

  • Material handling of incoming parts and material.
  • Operate and maintain sandblasting equipment to job specifications associated with sanding, substrate surface preparation, and abrasive blasting.
  • Properly protect and mask sandblasting and coating work areas.
  • General labour activities as required such as, but not limited to, hauling of material, tools, equipment, etc.)
  • Perform work in a safe manner in accordance with Aarc-West’s safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to identify hazards and safely dispose of chemical waste and maintain a clean safe work environment.
  • Report all incidents, near misses and equipment damage to site supervision.
  • Assist with other duties as required.


  • Have minimum 1 year experience sandblasting in an industrial sandblast/paint shop.
  • Ability to mentor apprentices in a positive manner, knowledge of, and skilled in, the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the industrial sandblasting.
  • Ability to drive telescopic forklifts and run overhead cranes.
  • Must have basic weldment understanding and be able to visually inspect welds for defects prior to sandblasting.
  • Must be able to work overtime and afternoon shifts as needed. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


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