Water Blaster

Bedford Park, IL 60501

Industry: Construction Job Number: 1307748

Job Description

TKO Construction Services is currently accepting applications for a Hydro Blast Technician. This is an entry level position which routine and frequent manual and heavy labor tasks. These tasks include, but are not limited to: moving hoses, loading and unloading materials, hydro blasting, chemical cleaning, vacuum truck operating, tank cleaning.
  • Operate extremely high pressured water blast equipment to clean heavy industrial equipment (pipe, boilers, tanks, heat exchangers, bundles, etc)
  • Load hoses, chemicals and other equipment required for assigned job onto truck.
  • Hook up and break down hoses using proper tools.
  • Assist in the operation of equipment or power tools
  • Cleanup work area and equipment after work is completed.
  • Assist in the inspection of equipment, hoses, connections, pumps and general work area
  • Read works orders and collects all basic equipment to perform tasks
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork including services receipts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and hot, cold, or wet environments.
  • Ability to perform work in enclosed (confined) space, under close supervision
  • Physically capable of standing, shoveling and performing other types of physical work for long periods of time.
  • Capable of working long shifts under adverse conditions (up to 16 hours a day, and up to 14 days in a row).
  • Ability to safely perform work using high pressure water shotguns (up to 20, 000 PSI).
  • Ability to safely handle up to a 6 inch vacuum hose (with up to 6, 500 cubic feet of air moving thru the hose per minute, traveling at speeds of up to 160 MPH).
  • Ability to carry industrial hoses (up to 60 lbs) up and down flights of stairs
  • Medically and physically capable of wearing respirator while performing the above listed work.
  • Must have own transportation to and from job site
  • Must be accessible by phone
  • Must be On Call 24/7
  • Ability to report to work within one hour of receiving call to work
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Must earn satisfactory results from a background/ employment history investigation and drug screening
Benefits and Pay
  • $13 per hour
  • 40 80 hours per week
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO and Vacation
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