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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2023
    Deadline: Dec 16, 2023
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    Marine Painters/Sandblaster (IDIQ)



    • Responsible for preparations, inspections, and operations of air compressor, sandblasting and painting equipment for IDIQ work projects.
    • Performs loading of sandblasting grit into the sandblasting pot, properly installs and connects sandblasting hoses and nozzles. Accomplishes repairs as necessary to effectively bring the sandblasting equipment back to its optimum performance in surface preparation.
    • Performs masking and blanking of critical surfaces of equipment for protection.
    • Performs sandblasting operations on vessels or craft and industrial plant equipment under IDIQ work projects cognizant to A-06 Port Operations and all related preservation work/activities, including but not limited to:
      • Preservation of rusted/corroded/damaged or worn-out coatings of interior and exterior structures, machinery, cradles and various foundations of the vessel.
      • Preparation of substrates (wood, fiberglass or GRP, aluminum, and various ferrous and non-ferrous made materials) using sandblasting machines, high pressure hydro-blasting machine or hand-powered tools, whichever is applicable and suited for the work.
      • Mixing of epoxy and non-epoxy primer paints, epoxy topcoat paint and all preservative compound preparation or color mixing in accordance with U.S. Navy acceptable standards and applicable procedures.
      • Application of preservatives on prepared surfaces or repair of damaged coatings following the existing or required paint coating scheme and schedules, i.e., marine primer to enamel, primer to non-slip coating compounds, anti-fouling or bituminous compounds, varnish, etc.
      • Carries out proper maintenance, uses and operations of various painting tools and equipment to accomplish surface preparations and preservation.
    • Maintains awareness of safety requirements and all work areas clean and in good housekeeping.
    • Performs other duties as required to support contract requirements of A-06.

     BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Familiar with US Navy standard/general requirements on preservation of ships in service.
    • Knowledge in different types/classes and uses of preservatives and painting or surface preparation equipment, application of various types of paints, abrasive sand, non-skids, thinners, and solvents.
    • Must speak, read, and understand English language, both orally and in writing.
    • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.


    • Not applicable.


    • High School graduate and vocational or apprenticeship course related to Painting Technology or Trade.


    Minimum of three (3) year experience as Painter/Sandblaster in Naval Repair Facility or commercial shipyard.

    Basic terms of the job offer.

    • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance and project status.
    • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $525.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
    • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
    • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
    • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.
    • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
    • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
    • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
    • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
    • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

    Other requirements

    • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
    • Your driver’s license must be valid for at least 6 months (unless processing for a CDL-required position, which will require 12 months remaining).
    • Updated covid vaccination certificate
    • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Africa Talent Contours Limited on to apply

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