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Industrial Blasters/Coaters (spring/summer field work)

Application Deadline

June 30, 2017


Various (Field work), Alberta, Canada


Start Date: May/ June

Company Description:

Magnum Energy Services Group (“Magnum”) specializes in all types of corrosion prevention and repair solutions with both shop and field applications. Magnum is a one stop shop offering complete abrasion and corrosion control services. Magnum is dedicated to providing innovative solutions to corrosion and abrasion problems experienced by energy, mining, and other industrial customers. We prepare and improve surfaces of tanks, pipelines, vessels, oil field equipment, concrete and other products subject to corrosive and abrasive environments. We are located in Bonnyville, Lloydminster, Nisku, Fort Saskatchewan, Edmonton and various field locations across western Canada. We provide a safe and engaging environment for all of our employees in addition to competitive rates and a comprehensive benefits package.

The Position:

We are currently looking for skilled industrial Blasters and Painters/Coaters to work at our field locations throughout Alberta. In the Blaster/Coater position, responsibilities include reading and understanding work orders, set up and inspection of equipment, materials, and surfaces, and performing sandblasting and coating as required. The Blaster/Coater will demonstrate Magnum’s capabilities through the high quality and safe performance of work. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong attention to detail, reliability, great interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude.  

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reading and understanding work orders and ensuring all painting meets the customer’s specifications.
  • Setting up and inspecting equipment and materials for work.
  • Maintaining sandblasting equipment, tools, vehicles, etc.
  • Completing surface preparation for all surfaces requiring sandblasting.
  • Performing blasting work as required and specified as per the work order provided.
  • Inspecting blasted areas for defects, ensuring all products are prepared to customer’s specifications, and meeting quality requirements.
  • Cleaning and preparing surfaces for coating application.
  • Painting and coating a variety of items: internals and externals of pipe, fabricated tanks / vessels etc. efficiently and to Magnum’s quality standards.
  • Full participation in all clean-up and maintenance functions of blasting and painting equipment.
  • 100% participation in company safety programs, policies and procedures, and use of workplace PPE.  

Other requirements are:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ industrial blasting/coating experience required.
  • NACE certification is a valuable asset but not necessary.
  • Standing and walking throughout the shift.
  • Frequent climbing, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to problem solve with little or no supervision.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver's abstract.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Safety tickets required include valid: OSSA Confined Space, OSSA Fall Arrest, CSTS ’09, Enform H2S Alive, Standard First Aid
  • Must be able to pass Alcohol & Drug and Occupational Health testing.

To Apply:

To apply, please send your resume to or apply online below.  For more information about Magnum, please visit our website at We thank all applicants for their interest in Magnum; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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